Portland Organizations, Clubs, and Groups

Portland is home to a diverse number of helpful organizations of assorted qualities and interests. The city has a strong art community that is connected by numerous organizations that reach just beyond Portland. This city was awarded in 2006 by one of the leading magazines, as the tenth big city arts destination in the United States. One of the city's largest art collections is the Portland Art Museum, which presents a variety of exhibitions every year. With the latest addition of the modern contemporary art wing, the city became the 25th largest museums in the United States.

Apart from these the city has other organization that are dedicated to protect the environment, organize activities, save animals and others non-profit organizations that aim to help people in one way or another.

Portland Organizations

Portland Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America is one of the most participated in youth organizations in the United States. Portland has a strong scout program. Young Men in the area can find a great troop and council to attend. Boy Scouts learn to use the ideals spelled out in the Scout Oath, the Scout Law, the Scout motto, and the Scout slogan. They wear a uniform and work together in patrols of eight to ten boys...

Portland YMCA Programs

The Young Men's Christian Association (commonly known as "YMCA" or in the USA "the Y") is a worldwide organization with a strong presence in the United States and Portland. In 1844 the organization was founded in London, England by Sir George Williams, put Christian principles into practice, achieved by developing "a healthy spirit, mind, and body." All YMCA programs have a strong importance...

Portland Little League Baseball

Little League baseball is a non-profit youth sports organization. While it is headquartered in South Williamsport, PA, it organizes baseball leagues and teams across the United States. Players from all across the country play locally and vie for a national title. The Little League was founded by Carl Stotz in 1939. Today, millions enjoy baseball. Youth can participate in the program and adults c...

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