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Month: June 2010

Interview with Executive Director Dan King and Savvyfamily Magazine

Summer Camp: Creating the Self Reliant Child Camp Ondessonk’s Executive Director Dan King, a camp pro with over two decades of experience, sits down with Savvyfamily Magazine to discuss the…
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2008-2009 Camper Survey

During the summers of 2008 and 2009 Camp Ondessonk conducted a study to determine if our campers perceived a change in their personal responsibility skills and their sense of independence…
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REFLECTIONS

By Bill Clark As I write at this time in my life, I find I am trying to remember and understand the people, places, and events in my past. Now…
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TREVA BARKER

By Bill Clark When she was introduced to the campers in the Dining Hall at Ondessonk, Treva Barker was called the Mayor of Ozark. (Ozark, Illinois is the small town…
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THE BUILDING OF A CAMP (1959)

By Bill Clark The summer after my senior year of high school I worked as a caretaker and lawnmower at King’s House of Retreats in Belleville, Illinois. I played on…
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Lodge Updates

By Evan Coulson The Lodges of Ondessonk and Tekakwitha have a rich history of serving Camp Ondessonk while providing opportunities for campers and staff to remain connected to Camp and…
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