The Colts Youth Organization (a nonprofit corporation) sponsors the Colts Drum & Bugle Corps; Colt Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps; the Colts Summer Band; and PanrhythmiX and Pandemonium steel drum ensembles.
The primary objective of the Colts Youth Organization is to provide programs for youth in music, performance and life skills training through a positive environment that emphasizes character and social development, leadership, self-discipline and the pursuit and achievement of excellence in the performing arts.
Associated objectives are:
The Board of Directors consists of 12-18 voting members and the Executive Director (ex-officio) with members serving staggering three-year terms. One to three members from the Colts Booster Club, Inc. are appointed to the Corporate Board.
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The Colts Corporation Board of Directors meets monthly, generally in conjunction with weekend camps, and holds an annual meeting each fall to elect new directors and appoint officers for the coming year.
The Booster Club was formed on November 16, 1966. It was renamed Colts Booster Club, Inc. on October 17, 1996.
The main purpose of the Colts Booster Club, Inc. (a nonprofit organization) is to support the Colts Drum & Bugle Corps through local fundraising events. Main fundraising events include a successful bingo operated three nights a week, Colts Car Wash in June, Booster Club raffle with the grand prize drawn at the annual Music On The March at Dubuque Senior High School in July.
Board members are elected to a three-year term with three board members elected each year.