Clubs and Classes

Here is some information regarding the

Vancouver Gavel Club:

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.


Sponsored and conducted by Toastmasters International via its local clubs, Gavel Clubhelp young people build their communication and leadership skills so they may become tomorrow’s leaders in business, industry and the community. The Gavel Club is not in competition with school programs or other established youth projects, but a supplement to these programs.

The club is open to youths who are 13 to 17 years old. Mentored by Toastmasters members, each participant will learn to:

  • Share and learn in a warm & encouraging environment
  • Overcome nervousness when speaking before an audience
  • Organize and present ideas logically and convincingly
  • Listen carefully to others ideas
  • Offer advice to help others improve their speaking and leadership skills
  • Participate in- and even lead group discussions or meetings
  • Learn leadership skills by taking club roles and meeting roles

Click here to learn more about the club and download the application form.

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