Course Catalog

Please note that this Course Catalog represents the Content to be incorporated into DeMolay University. The Courses that have hyper-links are live while the remainder are still in production.

Reference Materials

  1. DeMolay Leader’s Resource Guide
  2. Hi, Dad! – A Story about Frank S. Land and the Order of DeMolay
  3. The Life and Times of Jacques DeMolay
  4. WA DeMolay Councilor Handbook

Course: Advisor Training

  1. Advisor Training (Formerly Known as DAD Training)
  2. Chapter Advisory Council Operation
  3. Chapter Advisory Council Leadership Team
    • Being Chairman
    • Being Chapter Dad
    • Being Ritual / Sports / Membership Advisor
    • Scribe Training
    • Working with your Lodge / Masonic Contacts
    • Rule Refresher (Drugs, Driving, Youth Protection)
    • Managing Disciplinary Action
    • Advisor Recruitment
  4. Coaching Young Men
  5. How to Encourage / Teach Membership Recruitment
  6. DeMolay Hierarchy – Building Chapters a Step at a Time
  7. eScribe Training

Course: Chapter Management

  1. Running a Chapter Meeting
  2. Officer Responsibilities (Outside the Chapter Meeting)
  3. Budget
  4. Well Balanced Program
  5. Advisory Council Role in the Chapter
  6. Sponsoring Body’s Role in the Chapter
  7. Internal Chapter Communications
  8. Developing a “Chapter” Mentality
  9. Big Brother Program

Course: Communications

  1. Public Speaking
  2. Public Promotion
    • Social Media
    • Newsletters
    • Flyers
    • Branding

Course: Honors / Awards

  1. Claim Honors & Awards Previously Earned or Awarded
  2. Leadership Correspondence Course
  3. Masonic Family Lesson
  4. DeMolay Awards Lesson
  5. Washington DeMolay Lesson
  6. DeMolay International Lesson
  7. Merit Bar Tracker
  8. PMC-MSA Tracker & Application
  9. Representative DeMolay Award

Course: Fundraising

Course: Leadership Training

  1. Know your Organization (So You Can Lead It)
  2. Goal Setting
  3. Looking Good & Acting Professional
  4. How to Win Friends & Influence People
  5. 7 Habits of Highly Effective DeMolays
  6. 212 Degrees
  7. Because I Said I Would
  8. True Colors

Course: Membership Recruitment / Retention Training

  1. Know your Organization (So You Can Sell It)
  2. Elevator Speech
  3. One-on-One Approach
  4. Team Approach
  5. Top 10 Recruitment Plan
  6. Assembling the Prospect List
  7. Special Teams Approach
  8. School Night
  9. Selling
  10. Big Brother Program

Course: Ritual Training

  1. Floorwork Simulations
  2. Improving Individual Ritual
    • Presenting the Flag, Saluting, and the Pledge of Allegiance
    • Opening the Holy Bible
    • Standing and Sitting at Attention
    • Squaring Corners
    • Kneeling
    • Chaplain / Marshal Movements, Kneeling and Rising
    • Handshakes (Restricted Access)
    • Music
    • Tone, Pace, and Presentations
    • Gestures for Dramatic Effect
    • Memorization Techniques
  3. Tips for Ritual Competition
    • Word Scoring
    • Presentation Scoring
    • Powerful Stipulations
    • Judging Ritual Competitions
  4. Lessons on Specific Ceremonies
    • Opening & Closing
    • Initiation
    • DeMolay Degree
    • Installation
    • Flower Talk
    • Ceremony of Light

Course: Rules & Regulations

  1. Youth Protection
  2. Bylaws
  3. Travel / Driving Policy
  4. Drug Policy
  5. Form 10
  6. Form 11

Course: Term / Program Planning

  1. Term Planning
  2. Term Budgeting
  3. Installation Planning
  4. Event Planning Basics
    • Event Pre-planning
    • Event Promotion
    • Event Execution
    • Event Evaluation
  5. Term Program Evaluation
  6. Long Range Planning

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