The New York District consists of 29 divisions and is served by 7 dedicated executive officers and 29 lieutenant governors. We are the second-largest single-state district and the fourth-largest district in Key Club International.

Key Club International, a service leadership program of Kiwanis International, is the oldest and largest service organization for high school students and gives its members opportunities to provide service, build character, and develop leadership skills. Starting in California in 1925, Key Club today thrives on more than 5,000 high school campuses with a total membership of 200,000 in 38 countries. NYDKC currently stands at more than 13,000 members!





International Convention (ICON)

Join us in person July 8-14, 2024 in Atlanta, Georgia to make new friends from around the globe and learn how to increase your impact in your school and community.

All Key Club members and advisors are welcome to attend, as well as chaperones over the age of 21 who have completed our Youth Protection training and undergone an approved background check.

2025 Leadership Training Conference (LTC)

Come join the oldest and largest service organization for students and celebrate the opportunities members receive. Key Clubbers build character, develop leadership skills, make new friends, and raise funds for the sole purpose of giving back to the community. Clubs gain recognition for their efforts, win awards, and partake in activities taking place in Albany!



“NYDKC, you are an unstoppable force. Working alongside this remarkable group of passionate, inspiring, and driven student leaders is an honor. Your hard work is nothing short of amazing, even if your impact is just of one person, it has the potential to mean the world to them. So, I urge you to continue to serve our homes, schools, and communities, to make your mark on the world.”




Here is your chance to help decide this year’s District Project.   The finalists are: 

  • Doctors without Borders
  • The Hunger Project
  • Crayons to Computers
  • American Federation for Suicide Prevention

More information about each can be found here:  District Project Finalists

Make your choice be know.  Click the button below and cast your vote!

Voting is open until Wednesday, April 24th at 11:59 pm.


Founded in New York City in 1948, the Arthritis Foundation is a nonprofit organization addressing the needs of people living with arthritis in the United States.

The Arthritis Foundation works to provide information and resources, improve access to care, make advancements in scientific research and offer opportunities for community connections. Nationally and through local offices nationwide, the Arthritis Foundation sponsors a variety of year-round events to raise funds and awareness, from local walks and runs to dinners, galas and other fundraisers.

The Arthritis Foundation is a major partner of the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA) to improve health outcomes of children with juvenile arthritis and other pediatric rheumatic diseases. The Foundation has partnered with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to accelerate drug development for osteoarthritis, as well as partnered with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on advancements for other types of arthritis.