The Lodge Executive Committee (LEC) is a meeting of the leadership of the lodge. The LEC is composed of the lodge officers, the chapter chiefs, lodge committee chairs and lodge, chapter and committee advisers.  They meet to plan lodge events, activities and to conduct lodge business.  The youth officers are the only members who are authorized to vote on lodge business. Meetings are conducted once per month.

Please see the calendar for accurate meeting times and locations.


Registration for all Lodge events will be done via the Pathway to Adventure Black Pug registration system. Click here to open the council calendar. Filter by Categories->OA to see our latest events.


Fellowships are annual lodge events in which the entire lodge travels up to perform cheerful service. Fellowships also serve as our induction events where Ordeal Candidates become new members of the lodge. Eligible members are also able to complete their Brotherhood conversion during fellowhsips.

2019 Fellowships

  • Spring Fellowship
    • Owasippe Scout Reservation
    • May 24-27, 2019
  • Summer Fellowship
    • Rainbow Scout Reservation
    • August 16-18, 2019
  • Fall Fellowship
    • Camp Frank S Betz
    • September 6-8, 2019

Work Weekends

Work weekends are annual events in which the entire lodge travels up to perform cheerful service to our camps. No ordeal inductions are performed at work weekends. Eligible members are able to complete their Brotherhood conversion during work weekends.

2019 Work Weekends

  • Napowan Work Weekend
    • Camp Napowan
    • May 17-19, 2019
  • Betz Work Weekend
    • Camp Frank S Betz
    • June 7-9, 2019


The purpose of the LLD is to build the team of lodge leaders who will guide our lodge for the coming year and educate new Arrowmen on what the Order of the Arrow and Takhone Lodge is all about.

The event consists of a number of training sessions that will help us all focus our attentions on issues our lodge needs to again attain our Journey to Excellence Lodge distinction and increasing the knowledge of our members about the Order of the Arrow.

The 2019 LLD is scheduled to take place November 9-10, 2019.

Cub Scouting

Takhone Lodge is dedicated to supporting all scouting programs of Pathway to Adventure Council. We will put on several program open to cub scouting including hikes and specialty events. For 2019 we are offering the following events:

  • Wild Wild Betz
  • Haunted Hike
    • Des Plaines Methodist Camp Ground
    • October 25-26, 2019