DeMolay is a youth driven nonprofit organization for young men ages 12-21. Founded in 1919, New York DeMolay works to bring together young men in helping the community, fostering connections and building leadership skills. Upon membership, DeMolays learn the importance of cleanliness, comradeship, courtesty, fidelity, filial love, patriotism and reverence for sacred things. Through enduring committment, members of DeMolay have the opportunity to move up through the ranks, gain recognition and develop lifelong friendships.
Chapter Spotlight: FDR Chapter
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Chapter, Order of DeMolay of the State of New York, become an official New York DeMolay Chapter in May of 2012 when it received its official charter after acting under Letters Temporary for nine years. During that time, the Chapter has gone on to cultivate leaders, friendships, and charitable acts that keep the members going strong.
How Well Do You Know Your State Master Councilor?
Brother Craig Tyler Henderson was installed as New York DeMolay’s 45th State Master Councilor on August 2, 2014, but his love and dedication for DeMolay has been many years in the making. With inspiration from his family and fellow DeMolay Brothers, Bro. Henderson is more than ready to leave his mark on New York.
The DeMolay Varsity Club Initiative
Create enthusiasm and fellowship for the organization as well as provide opportunity for all members to become active, engaged, and ultimately an “owner” of their chapter experience. As an acknowledgment of their efforts they will be deemed to have “lettered” in DeMolay.