Acacia Lodge #155

      Thurmont, Maryland U.S.A.


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High School Scholarships

Posted by jhagemann on April 14, 2020 at 11:40 AM

Thurmont’s Masonic Lodge is extending the deadline for the

2020 Scholarship Applications!


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting closure of Catoctin High School (CHS) for the remainder of the

school year, Acacia Lodge #155 in Thurmont has determined that the application deadline for their annual scholarship

program for 2020 (CHS school district) graduating Seniors, will be extended until Saturday, May 30, 2020.

All graduating High School level Seniors from the 2020 graduating class at CHS, or an accredited private school, or

home school program who reside within the Catoctin High School district boundaries (per Frederick Co. Public School

District Map) are encouraged to apply for scholarships worth up to $5,000.00.

Scholarship Information Download

Scholarship Application Download

Completed Scholarship Applications should be mailed (post mark no later than Saturday, May 30, 2020) to the

following address:


Acacia Lodge #155 – “Scholarships”

56 Water Street

Thurmont, MD 21788

Open Installation of Officers

Posted by jhagemann on December 18, 2018 at 11:05 AM

Acacia Lodge #155 A.F. & A.M. will be hosting an open to the public installation of officers on Monday January 7, 2019 at 7:30 in the evening in the Lodge room.

Join us for this wonderful event!


Posted by jhagemann on November 17, 2016 at 6:30 PM

As part of the Thurmont Art and Wine Stroll, Thurmont’s Acacia Masonic Lodge No. 155 will host an open house on Friday November 18th from 5 to 8 p.m.. This is a great opportunity to see the Lodge building and meet some of the members of an institution that has been a part of downtown Thurmont since 1871. Our members are dedicated to our community and strive to serve humanity and each other under the tenets of Brotherly Love, Relief and Truth. Come learn what the Masons have been doing in Thurmont for the past 145 years! Light refreshments and guided tours will be available.


Posted by jhagemann on July 8, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Acacia Lodge No. 155 A.F.&A.M. will host an OPEN HOUSE, Saturday April 11th from 10:00 a.m. to 3p.m.

The public will have an opportunity to discover the history of Freemasonry and tour the 100+ year old Lodge building.

Lodge members will be available to answer questions about Acacia Lodge #155, it’s history, Masonic origins, regalia and practices, and the Lodge’s on-going community and world-wide charitable involvement.

Stop by and find out more about our Lodge and Freemasonry, and what we do for our community!

2015 Scholarship Announced

Posted by jhagemann on April 5, 2014 at 8:15 PM


Thurmont, Md.


Thurmont’s ACACIA MASONIC LODGE announces their annual

“Mary and Robert Remsberg Memorial SCHOLARSHIP AWARD”

Thurmont’s Acacia Lodge #155, is offering one scholarship worth up to $4,000.00!

Scholarship funds would be distributed at $1,000.00 per year, for up to four years of continued education with passing grades from an accredited college or university. This scholarship is available to all graduating high school level seniors from a Maryland State accredited public, private, and/or home-school program who reside within the Catoctin High School district boundaries as per the Frederick County Public School district map.

(see FCPS District Map information at website:

Since 1995, Thurmont Masons have awarded over $70,000.00 worth of scholarships supporting area students.


Applications will be judged upon the following criteria in order of importance:

Participation and leadership roles in community and/or school activities.

Content of a personal resume.

Academic record and/or special achievements.

Need for financial assistance.

Evaluation by school official and/or mentor.

Organization, appearance, and completeness of the application.


Scholarship application forms are available at the Catoctin High School Guidance Office and the Thurmont Public Library. Interested students must complete an application and return it to the location where it was obtained, on or before April 30, 2015.


The successful applicant and their family will be invited to Acacia Lodge’s annual Strawberry Festival in June, for the presentation of the Scholarship.


Questions regarding the application should be directed to Acacia Masonic Lodge #155, attn: Scholarship Committee via the Lodge website at