The mission of Boumi Temple when it was founded was to have a place in Baltimore where Masons could go to play. The idea for Shriners Hospital for Children was conceived in 1921. Since that time, the Shriners Hospitals for Children has grown into a system of 22 hospitals. 



5050 King Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21237

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Contact Person: President John S English


Phone: 410-665-4980

When your Vonage, Comcast, or FiOS phone line goes dead because of a storm or power failure, "who ya gonna call???" NOBODY!!!

Amateur radio is the only system of communications that is resilient to storms and disruptions to the power and communications grid and works as long as your batteries or home generator hold up. 

The Radio Club meets at 6 p.m. at Boumi on Business Meeting Nights.

This isn't your granddad's HAM radio.

Amateur Radio Club

Contact Person: President Raymond Lunn


Phone: 410-499-2430

The Aslaks host an "open to the nobility and their ladies" dinner beginning at 5:45 p.m. preceding each Boumi Business meeting held at the Temple. Please call the office if you are planning to attend so they have enough for everyone!

A good meal before the business meeting


Pouring a Pint

Contact Person: Cellar Master David Ente


Phone: 410-530-2496

Here members can explore their hobby of home brewing through the promotion and education of brewing beer, wine making, & distilling.

Brew Club, Taproom No. 29

Boumi Shiners


Contact Person: President John Friskey


Phone: 410-491-8979

The Catonsville Shrine Club meets every 3rd Thursday of the month (except July/Aug.) at 6 p.m. Call the club president for meeting location and details.

Taking Boumi to Howard, Northern Anne Arundel, & Southern Baltimore Counties

Catonsville Shrine Club

White Vintage Corvette

Contact Person: President Wade Giles


Phone: 443-987-4249

The Cig-Car Club meets on the last Thursday of the month at 7 p.m.

It is open to any Shriner who has in interest in cigars and/or owns a classic, show, or interesting car. Be a part of this group and show the pride you have in your ride! 

Cigars & Classic Cars

Cig-Car Club


Contact Person: President Sammie Turner


Phone: 443-622-3878

The Dundalk Shrine Club meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month (except June/Aug./Nov./Dec.) at noon at the Boulevard Diner, 1660 Merritt Blvd., Dundalk, MD 21222.

Taking Boumi to Dundalk

Dundalk Shrine Club

Golf Bag with Clubs

Contact Person: President Joe Nason


Phone: 443-421-0240


Golf Club


Contact Person: President Pat Pieper


Phone: 443-324-3814

The Hamilton Shrine Club meets on the 4th Thursday of the month (except July/Aug.) at 6 p.m. Call the club president for meeting location and details. 

Taking Boumi to the Hamilton Neighborhood in Baltimore

Hamilton Shrine Club


Contact Person: President Robert Candler


Phone: 410-615-3181

The Knights of Mecca is a club composed of Blue Lodge Past Masters. The Boumi Shriners Knights of Mecca serve as the Potentate's ritual team in the blue lodges by conferring the Master Mason degree at the request of the lodge's Worshipful Master. 

Past Masters Ritual Team

Knights of Mecca

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Contact Person: President Jim Frederick

Phone: 443-275-8106

The Model Railroad Club meets the last Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. (except Jul/Aug/Dec)

Make it a Train Day

Model Railroad Club

Contact Person: President Franklin "Crabby" Williams


Phone: 410-903-1337

The Ocean City Shrine Club meets on the last Friday of the month (except Feb.) at 6 p.m. at OC 360 Eats & Drinks on top of the Fenwick Inn, 13801 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842.

Taking Boumi to Ocean City

Ocean City Shrine Club

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Contact Person: President Edward DeWaters III


Phone: 410-529-3553

The Scimeter Club meets on the 1st Monday of the month (except July/Aug.) at 6 p.m.

The Oldest Club at Boumi!

Scimeter Club

Chef in a Kitchen

Contact Person: Chief Charles Hill


Phone: 714-351-2260

One thing that can be said about most nobles is that they like FOOD. Some like to eat, some like to cook, and a few even like pitching in to provide a meal for the rest of the nobility. It is that last group of nobles that we need more of.

The Stewards meet on Boumi business meeting nights at 6 p.m. in the kitchen. Where else would you expect them to meet?

Preparing food for the Wednesday Luncheons and refreshments after each Boumi Business Meeting


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Contact Person: President Charles Rod Smith


Phone: 410-756-2317

The Western Maryland Shrine Club meets on the 2nd Monday of the month (except July/Aug.) at the Blues Bistro, 330 140 Village Road, Westminster, MD 21157.

Taking Boumi to Carroll County

Western Maryland Shrine Club


Contact Person: Chief Wayne Wilson

Phone: 410-320-5316

The Ambassadors meet every 1st Thursday at 6 p.m.

The Ambassadors are dedicated Shriners who represent Boumi at their Blue Lodges


Music Set

Contact Person: President Andy Anders


Phone: 410-296-1668

The Boumi Blues Band provides music to events like the Boumi Carnival, the MASA hospitality room and whenever we need to have great music to party with. If you still have your bass, your guitar, etc., and want to play again, just give the president a call. 

Bringin' the Blues back to Boumi

Blues Band

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Contact Person: President Martin Appel


Phone: 240-244-1795

The Chester River Shrine Club meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month (except July/Aug.) at 7 p.m. Call the club president for meeting location and details.

Taking Boumi to Chester River

Chester River Shrine Club


Contact Person: Director Wallace Dodson


Phone: 410-463-1613

Diligent & Dedicated work for Boumi

Director Staff

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Contact Person: President Robert Purnell Jr


Phone: 443-235-1129

The Eastern Shore Shrine Club meets the 1st Wednesday of the month (except Jul/Aug.) at 7 p.m. Call the club president for meeting location and details.

Taking Boumi to the Eastern Shore

Eastern Shore Shrine Club


Contact Person: President Dave Sandy


Phone: 410-823-9094

The Gun Club meets on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 8:30 a.m. at Carney Gun Club, 9721 Hilltop Drive, Parkville, MD 21234. Meeting exceptions are 5/18, 7/20, 8/17, 10/19.

The purpose of BSGC is to specifically promote interest in trap shooting amongst the nobility and provide another means for our brothers to enjoy the camaraderie of their shrine brothers and wholesome competition. 

Trap Shooting

Gun Club


Contact Person: Rabban of Clan Vernon Young Jr


Phone: 443-504-9030

The Hillbilly Clan No. 67 meets on the 3rd Tuesday of odd months (not July) at 7:30 p.m. in the Legion of Honor Unit Room.

Collecting Cans & Tabs for the Hospital

Hillbilly Clan 67

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Contact Person: Chairman John "Fred" Hobine


Phone: 410-426-6894

The Boumi Luncheon Club meets every Wednesday at noon (except June-Aug.). It's only $5 per person for a great lunch and even better fellowship. Guests are not only welcome, they are encouraged!

Hot Lunch, Every Wednesday

Luncheon Club


Contact Person: Captain Dr John Brooks


Phone: 410-746-9836

Boumi's Mounted Patrol hosts the longest running horse show in the state of Maryland and serves as tremendous benefactors to our hospitals and our temple.

Horses... Big fans of Horses

Mounted Patrol

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Contact Person: President Dennis Leland


Phone: 301-884-3577

Pa-Po-Peake's Board of Directors meet every second Thursday at Thomas J. Shryock Masonic Lodge on Mervill Dean Rd in Hollywood.

We also have an open dinner meeting every third Thursday of the month, except July and August. Please contact the president for the location of the monthly dinner. 

Taking Boumi to Southern Maryland

Pa Po Peake Shrine Club

Contact Person: Director Harry Harger


Phone: 410-960-9956

We have the greatest hospitals in the world with fantastic doctors, nurses, and therapists, and these men perform a vital part of the care by getting the children to the their surgeries and other appointments. 

There is always a need for dedicated volunteers, so please contact the director if you have some time to spare for this important endeavor.


The Shepherds meet at the temple on the 2nd Wednesday of odd months (except July) at 1 p.m., following the Boumi Wednesday Luncheon.

Nobles who transport our children to the Shriners Hospitals for Children



Contact Person: President Walter Becker


Phone: 410-676-6655

The Susquehanna Shrine Club meets on the 4th Monday of the month (except July/Aug.) at 6 p.m. at various restaurants in Harford and Cecil counties. The dress code is casual / no fez. Contact the club president for meeting locations.

Taking Boumi to Harford & Cecil Counties

Susquehanna Shrine Club


Contact Person: Commodore John Friskey


Phone: 410-491-8979

The Yacht Club meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month (except June-Aug.) at 7:30 p.m. in the Scimeter Club Room.

A club for yachting enthusiasts

Yacht Club