Calling all Graduating Highschool Students

Sharpen your pencils and get out your paper....The Burford Optimist Youth Writing Contest is now open. 

This Years topic is "What community means to you" 

Submission deadline is November 1, 2020

See poster for more details

Virtual Halloween Costume and Carving Contest 

​Take a picture and send it to to enter and state which age and category. 

Contest closes October 31, 2020

Burford Optimist Club

Welcome to the Burford Optimist site.    We are a group of committed Burford residents who volunteer our time and talents to make Burford a great place for our children and youth.  

Optimist Mission: By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in youth, our communities and ourselves.

For the past 42 years we have been supporting the Burford community through donations to children and youth organizations, Splash pad, playground, Easter egg and Breakfast with Santa and organize youth baseball. 

If you are looking at getting involved in our community and have a passion for youth programs join the optimist club.  Contact Mike Mackenzie current president at for more details.



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