Odd Fellows / UN Program

We are the family of Oddfellowship, composed of Men, Women, and Youth, believing in a supreme being, the creator and preserver of the universe, who have come together in our local communities having the same beliefs and values as others, that; Friendship, Love and Truth are the basic guidelines that we need to follow in our daily lives. Through working in our local Communities, States, Provinces, or Nationally we understand that we can make a difference in the lives of people in our World.

The Independent Order of Odd Fellows began in 18th Century England, it was deemed odd to find people organized for the purpose of giving aid to those in need without recognition and pursuing projects for the benefits of all mankind.

United Nations Educational Pilgrimage for Youth (U.N.E.P)

The Odd Fellows and Rebekahs United Nations Pilgrimage for Youth is an educational tour of approximately two weeks duration for 16 and 17 year old young people who have at least one year left in high school.

This unique Educational Program was established by The Sovereign Grand Lodge Independent Order of Odd Fellows in 1949 when the United Nations was just a four year old “toddler.” Annually the UN Pilgrimage brings together high school students from around the world to study and learn about the United Nations. For young adults interested in world affairs, international relations ,economics and/or political sciences this is an opportunity of a life­time to observe the United Nations in person while exchanging views on education, politics and religion. Students tour the United Nations building and listen to behind-the-scenes briefings conducted by specialized United Nations agencies and departments including Ambassadors, Minister Counselors and Country Representatives. Each student (delegate) will participate in in-depth discussions with other young people from around the world as well as make new and lifelong friends. In addition, students experience one of the greatest cities in the world: New York. Attending a Broadway play; St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Rockefeller Center and much more.

To register for the UN Program

  1. Click Here
  2. Find Application on the left side of the screen
  3. Click on Jurisdictional Delegate Application



Due Dates

Spring Semester:
Due November 1st

Fall Semester:
Due April 1st

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