Whatever the members are interested in doing! There are no set guidelines
for what kind of projects or how many our chapter must run. Projects
typically fall into one of 6 overall categories: Management Development,
Community Development, International Involvement, Business Development,
Membership Development, and Individual Development.
is any project that benefits the
chapter. This includes money making events like barbecues, food or beverage
stands at local festivals, Haunted Houses or raffles. It also includes public
relations projects like participating in parades. Management also covers events
that help the chapter become successful like yearly planning sessions and
covers any project that benefits the
community outside of the chapter. Obviously raising money for various charities
like Wonderland Camp, Make-a-Wish or local charities would
fall into this category. Children's events such as Easter Egg hunts, Halloween
parties, football and baseball skills competitions, and teen dances are also
Community Development. Jaycee chapters also help out their communities by
building bleachers, pavilions, playgrounds and parks.
includes projects that introduce
members to different countries and cultures. We are an international
with Junior Chambers in over 100 countries.
is a newer category that focuses on
projects that benefit members in their professional career. The Junior Chamber
Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Advancement is a program of seven
training sessions to teach interested individuals the basics or starting and
operating a small business.
includes projects that bring new members
to the organization and provide social and business networking opportunities to
projects are those designed to help
Jaycees improve their skills or gain knowledge. In addition to business and
leadership skills, we also offer fun activities like mini-golf, wine-tasting,
stress relief or surfing the Internet. Family concerns such as caring for aging
parents or communication skills fall into the Individual Development area, and
spiritual development projects that allow members to learn more about their own
or another religion are also popular.