Our Programs Info Box Browse the full list of Elks programs below. Programs labeled with the icon indicate a sub-site of elks.org. Scholarships Learn all about the Elks National Foundation's Scholarship Program. Explore elks.org/scholars Hoop Shoot The Elks Hoop Shoot highlights the Elks commitment to America's youth through their annual free throw basketball contest. Explore elks.org/hoopshoot National Memorial The Elks National Memorial was built in 1926 to honor Americans veterans' service. Explore elks.org/memorial Veterans Services The Elks are committed to their mission, "So long as there are veterans, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks will never forget them." Explore the elks.org/vets Community Investments The CIP Program invests in Elks communities through Lodge grants that help Elks meet local needs. Explore elks.org/cip Drug Awareness Learn all about the Elks' Drug Awareness program. Explore elks.org/dap Elks History Project Explore decades of Elks history through the project's magazine archives, photo gallery, document center, and more. Explore elks.org/history Sports & Teamwork Soccer Shoot Read all about the Elks Soccer Shoot program. Junior Golf Learn about the Elks Junior Golf program. School & Community Americanism Essay Contest Read information about the Elks' Americanism Essay Contest. Dictionary Project Learn about the Elks Dictionary Project. Antlers Learn about junior membership with the Elks Antlers program. Youth Recognition Learn about how the Elks celebrate youth achievement through Youth Recognition.