Category: Camp Ondessonk

Aquatics Adventure Camp 1992 – Coffee, Donuts, and the Wabash River

Canoeing on the Wabash River was both fun and challenging. The original staff were Suzy (Munn) Mahoney, Jen (Jansen) Brennan, and the late Joe Bushue.

The Breese Legacy

By Judy Blase Woodruff Forty-five years ago, Jim Richter was persuaded by Lavern Kuhl and Vince Wesselmann to volunteer at Camp Ondessonk. It began a legacy that remains today with…
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The Benefits of Hiking at Camp Ondessonk

With summer camp quickly approaching, don’t miss out on your chance to hike at Camp Ondessonk this May.  We will close our gates to the public on May 19, 2023,…
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Show Your Pride: Join the Camp O Day Team!

Are you making plans to give back to Camp Ondessonk June 28th, Camp O Day?   Celebrated in honor of the first day of summer camp in 1959, Camp O Day…
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Northland College and Camp Ondessonk: a Partnership in Education

By Dr. Evan Coulson, Adventure & Group Services Director, Camp Ondessonk; Associate Professor of Outdoor Education, Northland College Eight undergraduate students from Northland College, a small environmental liberal arts school…
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The Primitive Units of Couture and Teondechoren – 1969 through 1971

By Pati Egan This iconic picture showing the Primitive Unit of Teondechoren after going through Augustine’s Agony has come to epitomize the spirit of adventure of the staff and campers…
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