Category: Camp News

Greg and Louise Haselhorst

What do you do when you have 11 grandchildren all wanting to go to Camp? You become Super Volunteers, of course!

By Pati Egan There was a special couple from St. Mary’s Parish in Trenton, Ill., who were Camp “regulars” from 1975 until 1991. They were two volunteers who were very…
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2024 Great North American Eclipse

The 2024 Great North American Eclipse will be a truly remarkable event. The path of totality will cross the United States from Mexico to Canada, and Southern Illinois will be…
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Isaac Biver Music

Camp staff recently sat down with Isaac Biver to discuss his music and future endeavors. You come from a big Camp family, how has Camp O impacted your music and…
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Camp Friend Receives Regional Honor

By Whitney Strang, Director of Development Former camper and counselor, Kiel Peregrin, is among those recognized in the St. Louis Business Journal’s 2022 class of 40 Under 40 honorees. As…
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Campfire Circle Member: Samantha Lukert

Keep the Gate Open during a year without campers.  “Giving to Camp Ondessonk is more than giving to an organization,” Sam explained.  “You are supporting youth development, empowering future leaders,…
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The Le Coeur Society

Legacy gifts are a meaningful way to honor the indelible impact Camp has had on so many lives since 1959. The Le Coeur Society was created to celebrate the forward-thinking…
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