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: Knickerbocker Chapter
Knickerbocker Chapter, Order of DeMolay of the State of New York, has been active for 23 straight years and continues to go strong as it has been a leader in membership and athletic activities. There was another Knickerbocker Chapter prior to the current Chapter which went dark after some time of inactivity. The new Knickerbocker Chapter was opened in 1991 with a brand new Charter and has been unstoppable ever since.
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.