Shriners International is a fraternity based on fun, fellowship, and the Masonic principles of brotherly love, relief, and truth, with nearly 200 temples (chapters) in seven countries and thousands of clubs around the world.

The Al Bahr Shriners are proud members of Shriners International. This is the governing body for all Shriners. They provide the cohesive leadership that allows each Shrine to focus on fun and philanthropy, maintaining the proud traditions and standards of Shriners everywhere while making the necessary changes to allow Shriners continuous operations in an ever-changing world.

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So you have read everything or talked to a Shriner and want to be one? Well, it’s pretty easy! You can find a customized petition for membership in Al Bahr Shrine here. Please fill out the form and return it to the office for processing.

Click Here for the Petition Form in English

Haga clic aquí para el formulario de petición en Español


Were you a Shriner in the past? Were you a member of Al Bahr Shriners in San Diego, California? Are you ready to rejoin the Shriners, The Greatest Philanthropy in the world? Just fill out the Restoration form below and we will gladly start the process for you, even if you were not a member of Al Bahr Shriners. We understand things just happen in life and we will welcome you back with open arms and a warm heart.

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