Camp Ondessonk Stables and Its Equestrian Programs

Nestled amidst the serene beauty of the Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois, Camp Ondessonk Stables stands as a beacon of outdoor education, personal growth, and community building. Within this…
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Home, Home on The Range – The Rifle Range That Is!

By Pati Egan The first year Camp opened, boys were taught the safe use of .22 rifles at the Rifle Range. The range location has remained the same since 1959!…
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Outdoor Education Funding

Life Before Marathon

By Pati Egan Campers since 1975 have looked forward to Fridays and Friday means Marathon. Marathon is a huge relay race that encompasses the whole Camp starting at the Archery…
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🌞 Get Ready for an Unforgettable Summer Adventure at Camp Ondessonk! 🏕️

Attention all adventure seekers and nature enthusiasts! We’re thrilled to announce that Camp Ondessonk’s Early Bird Online Summer Camp Registration for 2024 will kick off October 2, 2023. This is…
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Camp Ondessonk Lost & Found Lucia Hodges

Lost & Found Advice

Why have I continued to manage “Lost & Found” for the past 30 years? Rewards for my efforts come in the form of copious thanks, joy and relief in a…
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