ENCAMPMENT

The Odd Fellows Encampment is a higher branch in the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Membership is open to all Third Degree members in good standing. The branch aims to further the work of Odd Fellowship and impart the principles of Faith, Hope and Charity. The Degrees in the Encampment are:

  • Patriarchal Degree - Aims to teach the lessons of transparent honesty, domestic purity, genuine hospitality and unfeigned righteousness.
  • Golden Rule Degree - Aims to teach good will, tolerance, and true brotherhood. It also teaches that members should unite with the virtuous and good irrespective of country, religion, or politics in the discharge of duties which all agree are paramount to universal peace and cooperation.
  • Royal Purple Degree – Aims to teach alertness and determination as basis for a possible success in the journey called life.

 

ENCAMPMENT JEWELS

 


Past Grand Patriarch Jewel and button

This jewel (32) and button (216) may be worn by a Past Grand Patriarch after he has completed his term.

Past Chief Patriarch Jewel

41 -- This jewel may be worn by a Patriarch after he has completed his term as Chief Patriarch of his Encampment.

Encampment Membership Lapel Pin

161 -- This pin may be worn by any Patriarch.

Past District Grand Patriarch Jewel

30 -- This jewel may be worn by a Patriarch after he has completed his term as District Deputy Grand Patriarch.

Past Grand Encampment Officers Jewel

36 -- This jewel may be worn by a Patriarch after he has completed his term as an appointed officer in the Grand Encampment.

Combination Jewel

1 -- This jewel may be worn by a brother and patriarch who is a Past Grand and a Past Chief Patriarch, instead of the separate PG (18 in IOOF Jewels) and PCP (41 on this page) jewels. B-19 on IOOF Jewelry is the combination jewel for PDDGM and PDDGP.

Past Grand Encampment Officers Ring

225 -- This ring may be worn by a Patriarch after he has completed his term as an appointed officer in the Grand Encampment.
 
Encampment Meritorious Service Jewel

25 -- A Encampment Meritorious Service Jewel may be awarded to a Patriarch for meritorious service performed on behalf of Odd Fellowship beyond the usual and customary duties of membership.