Youth Programs

Youth Camp

The 2022 Masonic Youth Leadership Camp will be held August 7 – August 12, 2022 at Green Grove Camp at Wakaw Lake. The camp is designed for students going into grades 9-12 this fall. Depending on registration numbers, campers who have missed the opportunity to attend over the last two years will also be considered for enrollment.

Are you

  • entering grade nine, ten, eleven or twelve in the fall of 2022?
  • looking for the opportunity to meet new challenges?
  • looking for chances to meet new people and make new friends?
  • looking to learn how to lead a be a good team player?
  • looking to acquire new skills?

 

Sample presentations include:

  • “Basic Leadership Principles,
  • ”Personality Profile in Colours,”
  • ”Financial Basics,”
  • “Dealing with Failure Effectively in High School,”
  • “Leadership skills for Emergency Teams,”
  • “Critical Thinking,”
  • “Healthy Relationships,”
  • “Beyond the Hurt,”
  • “Car Maintenance,”
  • “Social Capital,”
  • “Preparing for Job interviews”,
  • “Career Choices”, as well as leadership games and activities.
Other activities throughout the week included camp rules slow pitch, volleyball, slip and slide, water fights, swimming, and culminating with fireworks, dance, and pizza on Thursday evening.

 

Please see the letter below for further information, including to request Camper Application forms, and the Brochure and sample Camp Agenda below for further information about the Camp itself.

MYLC Letter to Lodges - March 2022 [PDF]

MYLC Brochure 2022 [PDF]

Sample GLS Youth Camp Schedule [PDF]

Scholarships & Bursaries

The Grand Lodge of Saskatchewan, as well as many Lodges, sponsor a number of awards, scholarships, and bursaries. Information, including closing dates for applications, along with downloadable application forms are listed below.

Please note that there are Entrance Scholarships/Bursaries and Post-Secondary Scholarships/Bursaries available. Some scholarships/bursaries require a personal connection to Freemasonry or to the Eastern Star. Many scholarships/bursaries are open to Saskatchewan students without a Masonic connection.

You are encouraged to apply for all scholarships/bursaries for which you are qualified. If you apply for more than one scholarship/bursary you are not required to send additional copies of the same required documents. You will not be considered for any scholarship/bursary for which you have not completed the required application form.

Grand Lodge Awards

Closing date for applications: August 12, 2022

  • EDGAR ALEXANDER GARTON SCHOLARSHIPS - 4 x $1,500
    2022 App - EA Garton
    Offered annually to undergraduate students who have completed one or more years of University, Sask. Polytechnic, or other post-secondary education. Applicants must be children or grandchildren of a Master Mason in good standing, a resident of Saskatchewan, and attending a post-secondary institution in Saskatchewan. Selection will be based on academic achievements, sportsmanship, and leadership. Must be registered for a full academic load for a full academic year as required by the institution chosen.
  • ROBINSON MEMORIAL BURSARY- 2 x $500
    2022 App - Robinson Memorial Bursary - English
  • Offered annually for one undergraduate from the University of Saskatchewan and one undergraduate from the University of Regina pursuing a course leading to an honours degree or a Master’s degree in English. Selection will be based upon academic achievement and leadership.
  • GRAND LODGE OF SASK. A.F. & A.M. POST SECONDARY EDUCATION BURSARY 2 x $500
    2022 App - Post-Secondary Education Bursary
  • Offered annually to an undergraduate student at the University of Regina or the University of Saskatchewan who is a resident of Saskatchewan. Selection will be based upon academic achievement, sportsmanship, and leadership.
  • MASONIC YOUTH TRUST AWARD 6 x $1,500
    2022 App - Masonic Youth Trust
  • Offered annually to Saskatchewan High School graduates who proceed to an institution of higher learning (Technical, Vocational or University) anywhere in Canada. Selection is based upon academic achievement, leadership skills, community and school activities and special awards.
  • GILBERT AND GAY COOK MEMORIAL AWARD 1 x $1,500
    2022 App - Gilbert & Gay Cook Memorial Award
  • Offered annually to Saskatchewan high school graduates with preference to graduates who currently are or were members of the International Order of Job’s Daughters or the Order of DeMolay and who will be entering the University of Regina or the University of Saskatchewan. Selection will be based upon academic achievement and a range of non-academic activities.
  • MASONIC YOUTH BURSARY 10 x $1,000
    2022 App - Masonic Youth Bursary
  • Offered annually to Saskatchewan High School graduates who proceed to an institution of higher learning (Technical, Vocational or University) anywhere in Canada. Selection is based upon academic achievement, leadership skills, financial need, community and school activities and special awards.

Other Masonic Awards

  • ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR EXCELSIOR CHAPTER NO. 21 AWARD 1 x $1,500
    2022 App - OES Excelsior Chapter No. 21
  • This award is offered annually to a Saskatchewan resident who is or will be attending a University or Technical Institute in Saskatchewan. Selection is based upon academic achievement and extra-curricular activities. Candidates must be closely related to a current member of a Saskatchewan Eastern Star Chapter (dues-paying or life). Valid relationships include spouse, child, grandchild, sibling, niece or nephew (all biological, adopted, or step), or be a member themselves. If there is no OES connection then a Masonic relationship is required. Preference will be given to graduates who are closely related to a current member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Applicants must be registered for a full academic load for a full academic year.

More Information

Many Lodges sponsor a number of awards, scholarships, and bursaries, for information and details on ALL awards offered by the Grand Lodge and constituent Lodges click below:

Please read and comply with all the requirements stated on the application forms.

Job's Daughters

Job's Daughters is a premier leadership organization for young women.

  • Are you a young lady between the ages of 10 and 20?
  • Do you like meeting new friends?
  • Do you like helping others?
  • Do you like doing fun things?

Then Job’s Daughters is the place for you to do all of that and more!

In Job’s Daughters International, each member has an opportunity to:

BLOOM: You are a valued member of the group, you plan and participate in Bethel activities and you engage in discussions during meetings.

LEAD: You assume leadership responsibilities, you mentor fellow members, and you learn how to run successful activities.

SOAR: You prepare for adult roles, you use skills learned in Job's Daughters to serve others in the community and you develop networking relationships.

To be a member of Job's Daughters International is to be part of a group that promotes friendship among young women and confidence in themselves. As a member you will learn skills that will help you throughout your life. You will become part of an organization that serves the community. Most importantly, you will have FUN!

As a parent of a young woman, you can be confident that Job’s Daughters will give your daughter an edge in the adult world while participating in something you and your daughter can do together. The members of Job’s Daughters International are the YOUTH OF TODAY and the LEADERS OF TOMORROW.

In Saskatchewan, there are two local groups, or Bethels, of Job’s Daughters, one in Saskatoon and one in Lloydminster. Bethel # 8 meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays at the Lloydminster Masonic Hall and Bethel # 16 meets on the first Saturday and third Friday at the Saskatoon Masonic Hall.

For more information about Job’s Daughters International, please contact saskjdi@gmail.com or visit https://jobsdaughtersinternational.org/