Serving the Children of the World

Sponsored Youth Programs
Our club provides funding as well as significant Kiwanis member participation and involvement to the following Kiwanis sponsored programs:

K-Kids is the service component of the Kiwanis Kids program. K-Kids clubs provide elementary school students with their first opportunity to learn about organizing projects that help others.

Our K-Kids Club is located at Harrison Community Learning Center, Peoria



Builders Club, with more than 42,000 adolescent members, provides students with opportunities to develop leadership, improve self-esteem, increase civic engagement and learn life skills through service. As students maneuver this “in-between-stage” of life, Builders Club empowers them to be themselves, work together with friends, and implement plans through action. Through Builders Club, students become leaders at school, in their community and in the world.

Our Builders Clubs are located at:  Washington Gifted School, Harrison Community Learning Center and Lincoln Middle School, Peoria



Key Club International, the oldest and largest service leadership organization for teens, teaches leadership through service to others. Key Club’s 250,000 members build themselves as they build their schools and communities. Key Club’s 5,000 clubs thrive in 30 nations in North America, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Our Key Clubs are located at the following High Schools:  Peoria Notre Dame, Peoria High School, Peoria Richwoods, Peoria Heights and Peoria Christian.



Circle K International, the largest university service leadership organization in the world, performs half a million hours of service each year. With more than 12,600 members in 17 nations, CKI is making a positive impact on the world every day.

CKI clubs are organized on a university campus and sponsored by a local Kiwanis club. CKI is a self-governing organization and elects its own officers, conducts its own meetings and determines its own service activities.

Our Circle K Club is located at Bradley University, Peoria, IL



Aktion Club allows adults living with disabilities to participate in community service projects, gain leadership skills and become more involved in society. The mission of Aktion Club is:
....To provide adults living with disabilities an opportunity to develop initiative and leadership skills;
....To serve their community;
....To be integrated into society; and
....To demonstrate the dignity and value of citizens living with disabilities.

Our Heart of Illinois Aktion Club meets at Fondulac Park District Bldg, East Peoria, IL and EPIC, Peoria, IL