DeMolay is an appendant organization of Freemasonry that is open to young men from the ages of 12-21. Every chapter of DeMolay is sponsored by a local Masonic Lodge, and it is part of the Masonic family of youth groups that includes Job’s Daughters and Rainbow for Girls.
Freemasonry is a fraternal organization that encourages morality and charity for men from every race and creed that has been established all over the world. Much has been made about Freemasonry’s secrecy and the seemingly exclusive requirements for membership. Especially in our egalitarian society, the lack of women members is reason for uncertainty concerning the organization’s principles.
Most people think of Shriners as those guys in little cars wearing funny hats. Or perhaps they think of the well known Shriners Hospitals for Children. However, the Shriners have a long history, dating back to the 19th century.