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1 Jun

AmazonSmile

June 1st, 2020 by

Did you know you can shop online and support Camp Ondessonk at the same time? AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features…

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30 Apr

Rosemary Kerber – a Camp Pioneer

April 30th, 2020 by

Camp Ondessonk wouldn’t be what it is today without the foresight and hard work of many people. Although Camp has evolved in many ways since it’s opening day, June 28,…

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28 Apr

New Hiking and Biking Trails at Camp

April 28th, 2020 by

The staff at Camp have been getting a lot of projects done lately.  A big focus has been performing maintenance on existing trails, building new trails, and cleaning up overnight…

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25 Nov

Road Scholars at Camp Ondessonk

November 25th, 2019 by

Throughout the school year, Camp Ondessonk is hard at work providing exceptional outdoor adventures to kids of all ages. For nearly 20 years, Ondessonk has been a host site for…

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12 Jun

Ondessonk Snapshots

June 12th, 2019 by

Our Swimming Area Gazebo project is underway.  Initial concrete work is complete and plans also include additional concrete work, a food preparation terrace, and sidewalks.  Click here to watch the…

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11 Apr

The Masquerade Ball

April 11th, 2019 by

By Jamie Fields, Director of Development Camp Ondessonk celebrated its 2019 Masquerade Ball Gala on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the Four Points by Sheraton in Fairview Heights, Illinois. This…

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2 Jan

Ondessonk Announces $84,000 in Summer Camp Scholarships

January 2nd, 2019 by

  Ozark, Illinois—Camp Ondessonk announces $84,000 in Summer Camp Scholarships available now through the generous gifts of supporters. These scholarships are for children who want to attend the 2019 Summer…

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6 Jul

Exciting Developments for Future Campers

July 6th, 2018 by

By Amanda Bailey From Challenge to Council and East Side to West Side, Camp Ondessonk is developing and improving activity areas for future campers. Below are 3 additions to Camp’s…

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21 Sep

A Retreat with a Purpose

September 21st, 2017 by

By Tom Gattuso- Program Coordinator Ozark, IL:  Our motto at Camp Ondessonk is, “teaching what matters most.” It is evident that camp excels at using the rustic out of doors…

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20 Sep

Maple Sugarin’ Weekend

September 20th, 2017 by

Camp Ondessonk in Ozark IL will be hosting the 4th Annual Maple-Sugarin’ Weekend March 2-3, 2018.  Maple syrup-making is an ancient, time-honored tradition. In the late winter months, maple trees begin their…

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26 Jul

Volunteer Program Thrives in 2017

July 26th, 2017 by

  By Edwin Cook OZARK, IL:  Since the start of Camp Ondessonk, volunteers have been a driving force to the functionality and success of the Camp [Ondessonk] experience.  Many of…

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26 Apr

Camp Spirituality

April 26th, 2017 by

Camp Spirituality- “We have received this world as an inheritance from past generations, but also as a loan from future generations, to whom we will have to return it!” Pope Francis…

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