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Shrinedom's Oldest Marching Unit

Arab Patrol

Captain Gene Ponzillo


The Arab Patrol meets in their unit room on the 2nd Monday of the month (except Sept./Dec.) at 7:30 p.m. The business meeting includes drill and social.


Fun on 3 Wheels

Camel Wheels

Captain Jason Eberwein

The Camel Wheels meet in their unit room on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at 6 p.m.

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The only Surviving Harem in Shrinedom!


Secretary Ernie Carter, P.P.

Once the theatrical players of Boumi Shriners, now a unit with members dedicated to Boumi's goals and good works.

The Harem meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month (except June/July/Aug.) at noon at the Old Philadelphia Inn, 9510 Philadelphia Road, Baltimore, MD 21237.


For those who want an Extra Special Ride!

Magic Carpets

Director Randy Dietrich


The Magic Carpets meet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m.

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The sounds of the Caribbean brought to Boumi

Steel Drum Band

Director Thomas O. Downey


Do the sounds of the Caribbean make you wish you were sitting on a tropical beach? Come out and join the Boumi Steel Drum Band. While you won't be playing backup for Jimmy Buffett, you will be having lots of fun. Even if you don't know how to play, lessons are available.

The Steel Drum Band meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month (except June-Aug.) at 1 p.m. in their unit room.


Big Rigs bring Big Smiles!

Big Rigs

Captain Phil Riggins

Meetings are held in their unit room on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m.

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Bringing smiles to faces of all ages


Director Dave "Buzzy" Wineholt

Clowns are a big part of the shrine presence in parades and parties. They also serve as a great part of our team helping kids treated in the Shriners Hospitals for Children. What is better to the healing process than smiling and laughing?

The Boumi Clowns meet on the 2nd Monday of the month (except Sept) in their unit room at 7:30 p.m.

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Boumi's Bagpipers


Captain Wayne Penley 

Bagpipes have been used to add a touch of elegence to Masonic and shrine functions for many years. If you have ever thought about learning to play the pipes, contact the captain and learn how to play with the Highlanders.

The Highlanders meet the 1st Saturday of the month at 10:30 a.m.

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Fun on 2 (and sometimes 3) wheels!

Motor Corps

Captain Billy Thompson

Do you enjoy having fun on two (or three) wheels? The Motor Corps is dedicated to those Shriners who enjoy fellowship and the open road. You also have the opportunity to enhance your riding skills and participate in drill competitions, slow races, obstacle courses and, of course, being the hit of the parades!

You do not need a big, full-dressed Harley-Davidson to join. You just need a love for the open road.

The Motor Corp meets in their unit room on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.

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Great music to make our parades, meetings, and events more memorable

Brass Band

Bandmaster Toby Ziegler

Did you play in your high school or college band? The Brass Band has plenty of openings for musicians of every skill level. The band does not march in parades but shares its music from a special Boumi float.


The Brass Band meets every Tuesday of the month for rehearsal. The business meeting is on the 2nd Tuesday of the first month of each quarter (January, April, July, October).



Leading the way with pride in every parade

Color Guard

Captain Jay Parson


The Color Guard meets on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m.


More than a few great men!

Legion of Honor

Commander Peter Phillips

Did you wear the uniform of this great nation? The Legion of Honor is a unit dedicated to honoring our nation's active duty military and veterans. In addition to either marching or riding on a patriotic float in parades, they participate in an annual wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier with other Legions from across the nation.

The Legion of Honor meets the 3rd Friday or Saturday of the month (except July/Aug.) and welcome all.

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Shriners who have served in Law Enforcement & as any First Responder

Provost Guard

Commander Dan Childress

If you have protected your community as a member of law enforcement or served your community as a first responder, you are welcome to be a part of this select unit.

The Provost Guard meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m.

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