The Universal Square Club of Boyer Lodge #1 of Free & Accepted Masons presents its first annual Economic Stimulus Raffle. The raffle will assist in funding the lodge’s youth development and community outreach programs including Camp Eureka in Roscoe, NY. The camp, owned by the Prince Hall Masons of New York State and managed by Eureka Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star, boasts a comprehensive Environmental Science Program. The program is administered by Philson A. A. Warner, an applied scientist and the founding director of Cornell University’s Cooperative Extension Hydroponics, Aquaculture, Aquaponics Learning Lab.
Camp Eureka, founded in 1955, is a coed sleep-away camp located 125 miles north of New York City in the beautiful Catskill Mountains in Roscoe, New York. The mission of the camp is to nurture the growth of the campers through activities that encourage team participation through a diversified program for boys and girls ages 6 -14 years old.
Boyer Lodge #1 was founded February 16, 1812 and is one of the oldest Prince Hall Lodge in the World. In addition to being the mother lodge of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of the State of New York, it is the third oldest continuing black institution in the state following Mother A.M.E. Zion Church and The Abyssinian Baptist Church, respectively.
For more information about Camp Eureka www.oesegc.org/Camp07.htm