Serving the Ocean City, Berlin, and greater Worcester County areas for over 40 years.

Our commitment to the community began in 1972.

On April 26, 1972, thirty charter members of the Club were recognized as the "new" club on Maryland's Eastern Shore. On May 6, 1972 the Club was presented its charter at the Commander Hotel in Ocean City Maryland as the newest club in the Maryland District of Optimist International. Charter president John Lynch received the charter and the story began.

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33rd Annual Seaside Boat Show


Thanks to everyone who supported our Optimist Scholarship Fund by purchasing a lottery ticket. Winners have been announced and you can view them at the link below. Thanks again to everyone for your continued support!

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"Friend of Youth" Scholarship Program


The Ocean City-Berlin Optimist Youth Foundation “Friend of Youth” scholarship program will make undergraduate awards to deserving Stephen Decatur High School graduates. Since 1988, over 300 scholarships valued in excess of $1,500,000 have been awarded.

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Sunfest 2016

September 22-25, 2016

Four fun-filled days of arts & crafts, live music, and great food. Enjoy live entertainment on two stages and over 180 craft booths in two large tents. While you're there don't forget to stop by and visit us in the food tent for a crab cake sandwich and some seafood bisque!

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