Masonic Youth Organizations
Organization of Triangles
This Masonic youth group is for 10- to 21-year-old girls. Here, young women develop the life skills of leadership, citizenship, public speaking, teamwork, confidence, and self-esteem.
DeMolay New York
This Masonic youth group is for 12- to 21-year-old boys. Here, boys become men of outstanding character through mentorship and hands-on life-skills programs.
The International Order of the Rainbow for Girls
This Masonic youth group is for 11- to 20-year-old girls. Here, young ladies receive the tools, training, and encouragement to let their individual spirits shine bright.
Masonic Youth Committee
The Masonic Youth Committee is dedicated to helping young people build character, compassion, and confidence. Through the development of youth organizations, contests, and awards, the Masonic Youth Committee teaches young people the value of donating their time, shows them what values look like in action, and gives them an opportunity to practice ethical behavior. Together, we’re shaping the character of tomorrow’s leaders.
Masonic Youth Contests & Awards
Frank M. Totton Essay Contest
The Grand Lodge Masonic Youth Committee is pleased to announce the Frank M. Totton Essay Contest sponsored by The Fifth Manhattan Masonic District Endowment Fund, Inc. Each year, the contest is open to all high school seniors who are children or grandchildren of a good-standing Master Mason in the State of New York, or a Masonic youth member.
Masonic Eagle Scout Award
The Masonic Eagle Scout Award is bestowed upon select Eagle Scouts in recognition of their dedication to Scouting pursuits and achievement. Recipients receive the bronze citizenship medal approved by the BSA National Council, a commendation from the Grand Lodge, and a letter from the Grand Master. The award was created through the influence of the Honorable Judge, Most Worshipful Charles W. Froessel, Grand Master (1944–46), who was an avid Scout all his life.
Masonic Girl Scout Award
The Gold Award Girl Scout is the highest award that a Girl Scout can earn. The leadership lessons, organizational skills, and sense of community and commitment that comes from “going for the Gold” sets the foundation for a lifetime of active citizenship.