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4 Apr

The Red Carpet Gala

April 4th, 2017 by

The Red Carpet Gala has come to exemplify prestige, decadence, and the recognition of influential individuals. This was certainly true at Camp Ondessonk’s Red Carpet Gala 2017 held at the…

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Meet Our New Staff Members

April 4th, 2017 by

  Meet the new staff members of the Camp Ondessonk team! Lori Murphy, Assistant Registrar Hometown: Galatia, IL Lori grew up in Galatia, IL and moved Ozark, IL in 1989.  She…

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29 Mar

Ondessonk International Summer Staff 2017

March 29th, 2017 by

Camp Ondessonk has a rich history of hiring International Summer Staff to serve as summer camp counselors.  This year we are excited to introduce our newest members:   Christy Crawford,…

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30 Jan

Camp Ondessonk Announces $50,000 in Summer Camp Scholarships

January 30th, 2017 by

Ozark, Illinois—Camp Ondessonk announces $50,000 in Summer Camp Scholarships available now through the generous gifts of supporters. These scholarships are for children who want to attend 2017 Summer Camp and…

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29 May

Camp Ondessonk Hosts CHA Instructor Certification Clinic August 14th-19th 2016

May 29th, 2016 by

Before coming to Camp Ondessonk I didn’t k now what the Certified Horsemanship Associations, or CHA, was or did.  Now, I am a certified instructor and working in a CHA…

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7 Apr

Packing for Camp

April 7th, 2016 by

Packing for Camp Packing wisely can help ensure a good camp experience. Please make sure that spending money, medicines, swimsuit and towel are packed on top for easy access during…

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5 Apr

Planning to Minimize Homesickness

April 5th, 2016 by

Pre-Camp Planning to Minimize Homesickness Almost all first-time campers and many returning campers experience some level of homesickness. These feelings are natural, extremely common, and very real. Most cases of…

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1 Apr

Camp Ondessonk Hosting Father Son Weekend

April 1st, 2016 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Camp Ondessonk Hosting Father Son Weekend April 22-24, 2016 Ozark, IL–Camp Ondessonk, an Illinois Not for Profit 501(c)(3) Youth Camp will be hosting Father Son Weekend April…

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14 Mar

2017 Camp Ondessonk Board of Directors

March 14th, 2016 by

2017 Camp Ondessonk Board of Directors  Dr. Christopher Wangard, President Pediatric Hospitalist Site Supervisor, Anderson Hospital Glennon Care Pediatric Associates  Tracy Beckham Phipps, Vice President Attorney Herzog Crebs LLP Sara…

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3 Mar

Ondessonk Wish List

March 3rd, 2016 by

We always appreciate donations of supplies, equipment and other items from our Ondessonk Wish List that allow us to operate Camp while keeping tuition affordable for our camper families. Below…

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15 Feb

Ondessonk Stables

February 15th, 2016 by

Greetings from the Ondessonk Stables!  Exciting things are happening as we head into spring- the horses are shedding, the pastures are growing, and we are getting ready for Ondessonk’s first…

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11 Feb

Maple Sugarin’ Weekend 2016 Schedule

February 11th, 2016 by

Camp Ondessonk’s 2nd Annual Maple Sugarin’ Weekend Friday, March 4th 4:30-7:00 – Early arrivals: Check In at St. Noel – Welcome to Camp Ondessonk!  Ondessonk Staff will be around to…

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