1820 West Post Road SW
Hours of Operation
through Weds. - 3
PM to 10 PM
PM to 11 PM
12:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Saturday - 10:00 AM
to 1:00 AM
12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Loyal Order of Moose/Women of the Moose
Loyal Order of Moose
for men, founded in 1888 in Louisville, Kentucky;
re-organized in 1906 under the leadership of future
U.S. Sen. James J. Davis.
Women of the Moose,
founded in 1913 as an auxiliary organization, now
considered an integral unit of the Order.
Roughly 2,000 lodges
in the United States, Canada, Bermuda and Great
Britain, and total membership of nearly 1 million.
Women of the Moose
membership exceeds 500,000 in more than 1,600
headquarters at Mooseheart, Illinois, USA.
Founded on July 27,
provide a home for children of members of the Order
who have lost one or both parents and other
qualified orphaned or dependent children; since
1994, applications welcomed from ANY family in need.
Located in the
beautiful Fox River Valley, 38 miles west of
approximately 1,000 campus-like acres upon which 115
buildings have been constructed.
self-contained community known throughout North
America as "The Child City."
Mooseheart has its
own bank, power plant, schools, church, health
center, auditorium, Post Office, stadium,
More than 11,000
children have resided at Mooseheart since 1913.
population is about 250.
Children live with
Family Teachers, often husband and wife in
individual buildings designed to emulate
are given a complete academic education as
accredited by the Illinois Department of Education,
from kindergarten through high school; plus
vocational training, and complete religious
instruction in whatever faith prevailed in their
families before coming to Mooseheart.
Mooseheart was one
of the pioneers in the field of vocational training
at the high school level. Mooseheart High School
students today have a variety of trades from which
to choose, including individually tailored co-op
programs with either campus work functions and area
magnificent House of God, built in 1950 at a cost of
$2 million, is one of the world's finest examples of
interdenominational church architecture.
Protestant minister, and an attending Catholic
priest, provide religious instructions and conduct
religious services at Mooseheart; children of other
faiths attend services in neighboring communities.
Anyone planning to
take a trip to Chicago should be encouraged to take
advantage of the opportunity to visit Mooseheart.
Please call first at (630) 859-2000 ext. 3601.
Founded in 1922 ,
known as the "City of Contentment."
provide a home for dependent aged Moose men and
women and their spouses.
Located in Orange
Park, Florida, on the St. John's River, 15 miles
south of Jacksonville.
It is a community
comprising several single-story residences, a
LifeCare Center, a state-of-the-art assisted-living
complex completed in 2002, indoor pool and fitness
center, community building, commissary, and shops,
and a chapel for all faiths.
designed expressly for the convenience and comfort
of seniors. Each residence has its own kitchen and
resident is offered the opportunity for meaningful
work (appropriate to their own physical abilities),
and receives an allowance each month.
are provided in the Michigan Recreation Building and
New York Healthplex to supplement outdoor recreation
activities such as fishing, boating, shuffleboard,
picnics and trips to nearby sporting and
entertainment events as well as points of interest.
More than 3,000 aged
senior Moose men and women have been admitted to the
"City of Contentment."
is about 400.
Anyone planning a
trip to northeast Florida should be encouraged to
take advantage of the opportunity to visit
Moosehaven. Just call (904) 278-1210 first
Loyal Order of Moose is a private organization. All activities and
events referred to on this Web site and in the Moose newsletters are
available to members in good standing and their qualified guests only.
This Web site is for informational purposes with proprietary information
intended for members only. General information is available to the
public at large, but should not be construed to be a solicitation for
membership. This Web site is an initiative of the Cedar Rapids Moose
Lodge, and is not sanctioned by the Loyal Order of Moose, Moose International
or any subsidiary thereof. All logos, trademarks and servicemarks pertaining
to the Loyal Order of Moose and /or its programs or degrees are copyrighted
by Moose International, Inc., Mooseheart, Illinois.