The Knights of Pythagoras
Conference of Grand Masters - Prince Hall Affiliation (PHA)
The Order of the Knights of Pythagoras is a community-based mentoring organization sponsored by Prince Hall Masons, Inc. It's dedicated to the Fatherhood of God and the Universal Brotherhood of Man.
Our organization is committed to developing and training leadership and other life skills through mentoring and community service.
We promote family values, provide educational scholarship opportunities, and play a significant role in the uplifting of humanity
Training the leaders of tomorrow, today..
The Order of the Knights of Pythagoras (KOP) is a community-based mentoring organization composed of youths ranging between the ages of seven to twenty years inclusive, working under the sponsorship and personal supervision of Prince Hall Masons, to provide beneficial use of their spare time, worthwhile companions, wholesome, educational environment, life skills and a program aiming to interest and aid youths, in their all-round development. You can find a KOP organization in numerous states across the United States and other countries where Prince Hall Masonry exists.
Empowering Young Men to Be a Better Version of Themselves
The KOP organization offers activities to include conferences, workshops, and community service. This youth-led program promotes and develops leadership, responsibility, and brotherhood. Training may include but are not limited to leadership, anger management, decision making, oratorical skills, debate skills, nominating & voting process, and team-building exercises. The youth have the unique opportunity to serve in leadership roles under adult supervision, which aids their development as leaders in their communities. Our young men enjoy the benefits of being a Knight in the KOP program. They love the fun, food, and fellowship that comes along with being a Youth Knight. Most will tell you it teaches them how to become a leader and a better son.
leadership & Community Service
Youth Conferences, Encampments & Assemblages
Youth Leadership Conferences
The purpose of KOP youth conferences, encampments, and assemblages is to provide opportunities to enhance our youth's leadership, life skills, and personal development. All of our meetings are designed with their best interests in mind. Training is offered during these conferences and throughout the year to develop the skills of our young men.
Shaping the Leaders of Tomorrow
Other workshops are offered throughout the year. The purpose of these workshops is to help our young men build their confidence by providing them with the tools they need to succeed. We hope that by preparing them to be the 21st Century leaders, we are tapping into some of their strengths and weaknesses that will get them there. Workshops may include but are not limited to leadership, anger management, communication, decision-making, teamwork, etc.
Building a Better Future
The KOP empowers youth to reach their fullest potential by giving back to their communities through various community service projects. Volunteering provides our young men the opportunity to get involved in the community and meet new and exciting faces from all walks of life. Community service may include but not be limited to food drives, community clean-up, clothing drives, adopt a street, school supplies, health fairs, etc. Engaging in community service also provides our youth with the opportunity to become active members of their community and has a lasting, positive impact on society.