How to Join the Order of Demolay

DeMolay is a fraternal organization for young men ages 12-21. It stresses the importance of leadership and other qualities in youth. Many influential people have been DeMolays, such as Walt Disney, Walter Cronkite, John Wayne and William Jefferson Clinton.

Steps

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    Visit the DeMolay website (mentioned below) to get information about DeMolay and learn about what makes it different than other organizations.
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    Visit your state jurisdictions web site to learn about the history of DeMolay in your state and to find a local chapter.
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    Contact your local chapter to determine where and when they meet, and what the membership fee is (it varies from state to state and chapter to chapter)
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    Ask when or if the chapter is holding a Prospect Party. A Prospect Party is an event were potential members are invited, to get to know the chapter.
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    If you enjoyed the party, ask dad for an application. He will usually also give you some literature on DeMolay.
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    Mail, fax, or hand your application to a member of the chapter. Most members will be glad to give it to an advisor for you.

Tips

  • If you know a DeMolay, Master Mason, ask them to sign your application.
  • See if anyone at your school is a DeMolay, they will be able to introduce you to the chapter and give you further information about DeMolay.

Warnings

  • DeMolay is only available to young men between the age of 12 and 21. You may not be atheist or agnostic, and may not have a criminal record.
  • DeMolay is not for everyone, you must be an upstanding young man to succeed in DeMolay.

Sources and Citations

  • www.DeMolay.org

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