Our History

The mission of Sons of Norway is to promote and to preserve the heritage and culture of Norway and to celebrate our relationship with other Nordic Countries.

Bremerton's Oslo Lodge has a long and proud history in the community. For an extended history of the lodge click here.

Member benefits

Membership in the Bremerton Sons of Norway allows you to participate in many fun and also informative events found on the THINGS TO DO page. It also provides some wonderful benefits. Application procedure seen below.

  • Trollhaugen Resort
    • Full resort priveleges located near exit 62 of I-90, 10 miles east of Snoqualmie Summit
  • District 2 Activities where members are always welcome. More info to be found on their website.
    • Some of the events include the Trollhaugen Winter Carnival, Border Festival in Peace Arch Park, Steak Fry, Golf and Bowling Tournaments and many more.
  • Sons of Norway International
    • Offering locations, events and connections to lodges and programs throughout the United States, Norway and Canada.
    • Grants for members and lodges
    • Out-reach opportunities, fundraisers and products
    • A bank of leadership and cultural information
  • Financial benefits are an important option for members including
    • Various types of annuities
    • Life insurance
    • Long term care
    • Medicare supplement

Distinguished lodge officers

President Deanna Dowell
Vice president Nancy Wood
Secretary Rebecca Pierce
Treasurer Grant Wood
Bldg. Com. president Ralph Petersen
How to Join
  • Pick up a Sons of Norway membership application at the lodge or print the application on the Sons of Norway International website.
  • Complete the application and submit it by mail or in person to the Bremerton lodge manager.
    • A husband and wife may both join using one application.
    • Please submit another application for a childs membership.
    • Prospective members must be sponsored by a current member. If you don't know a current member just stop by the lodge and we'll try to tie you in with someone having similar interests.
    • Please contact the lodge for the membership fee and submit it with the application.
  • The admission of new members must be approved at a lodge meeting.
    • Adults applying for membership must attend the meeting at which their application is proposed. You will be contacted prior to that meeting.
    • Youth applicants for free Heritage membership need not attend.