fbpx
Donate Now Register For Camp

Donate Now!

Be the puff in our marshmallow, the volume in our cheers,
the reason we make Incredible Camp O Campers.

Support Camp Ondessonk with a gift to our Annual Appeal!

Donate Online Here

 

News

19 Jan

Heepwah and Thank You!

January 19th, 2021 by

Last fall, Senior Lodge Official Isabelle Linn and her family reached out to Teen and Young Adult Lodge Members asking that they help Camp with an important act of service…

Continue Reading »

Becoming a Lifetime Lodge Member

January 19th, 2021 by

By: Chris Cahnovsky I was elected to the Lodge of Ondessonk as a camper in the 1970s.  I could not wait for the next summer to wear my sash at…

Continue Reading »
11 Jan

Lake Echon needed a bridge

January 11th, 2021 by

By Anna Spoerre Camp was growing, and Lake Echon needed a bridge.  It was the mid-1960s, and Jim Kathmann Jr., an iron worker out of East St. Louis and member…

Continue Reading »

Campfire Circle Thank You!

January 11th, 2021 by

Campfire Circle Thank You! The year ended on a positive note for the Campfire Circle!  We not only reached 220 members in 2020, we surpassed our goal by nine members. …

Continue Reading »

Campfire Circle Christmas Parties

January 11th, 2021 by

Christmas Parties- The memories and laughs were flowing when members of the Campfire Circle joined together on three separate ZOOM Christmas Parties. A highlight of each party was a special…

Continue Reading »
7 Jan

AmazonSmile Benefits

January 7th, 2021 by

When visiting AmazonSmile.com or the AmazonSmile On mobile app and typing in “Camp Ondessonk” as the charitable organization to support, any purchase from your eligible Amazon items will be sent…

Continue Reading »
28 Dec

Horse Sense Program

December 28th, 2020 by

Camp Ondessonk’s Horse Sense Program is a 90-minute program where participants of any age can learn all about horses. Led by our experienced and talented equestrian department, groups meet in…

Continue Reading »

Why Schools Come Back to Ondessonk

December 28th, 2020 by

Since 1988, Camp Ondessonk has been hosting students for outdoor education overnight trips during the school year. One school that has kept coming back to Camp year after year is…

Continue Reading »
23 Nov

220 in 2020

November 23rd, 2020 by

Thanks to a great response on GivingTuesday, we are zeroing in on 220 Campfire Circle monthly donors!   Remember the challenge – if we reach 220 Campfire Circle members by December…

Continue Reading »
19 Nov

The Journey with Grace and Oliver

November 19th, 2020 by

T.S. Eliot writes, “The journey, not the destination matters.” For Camp Ondessonk program staff Oliver and Grace, these words cannot be more accurate as they round out their 16 months…

Continue Reading »

Diversity Continuing Education Program

November 19th, 2020 by

On November 9, 2020, Camp Ondessonk staff members participated in a Diversity Continuing Education Program provided by Southern Illinois University Carbondale.  Jaidelynn Rogers, MA,  Counseling Psychology Graduate Student and Diversity…

Continue Reading »
10 Nov

Mark Your Calendar for GivingTuesday!

November 10th, 2020 by

On December 1, 2020, we will join thousands of other nonprofit organizations around the world in celebrating GivingTuesday. This is the day set aside each year that unleashes the power…

Continue Reading »

« Previous PageNext Page »

Translate »