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4 Jan

Teenage Summer Camp Adventures

January 4th, 2018 by

Is my teenager too old for summer camp?  We get asked that question allot by parents, but our answer is always a simple “No.”  Camp Ondessonk located in the heart…

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9 Nov

LOCAL BUSINESSMAN HELPS TO RAISE NEARLY $700,000 FOR CAMP ONDESSONK OVER THE PAST 22 YEARS

November 9th, 2017 by

Ozark, IL: “It’s all for the kids!” This year’s Camp Ondessonk golf benefit took place at the Roland Barkau Memorial Golf Course in Okawville, Illinois on September 9, 2017. In…

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31 Oct

Ondessonk Builders and Founders

October 31st, 2017 by

Ondessonk Builders and Founders are friends whose significant investment of time, talent and treasure ensure that many more generations of campers enjoy God’s creation. Ondessonk Builders are volunteers who generously contribute 100 hours or…

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24 Oct

Camp Ondessonk Hosting Haunted Hayride and Trick or Treat Event October 27 & 28

October 24th, 2017 by

Ozark, IL–Camp Ondessonk, an Illinois Not for Profit 501(c)(3) Youth Camp will be hosting a Haunted Hayride and Trick or Treat Event Friday October 27 from 6:00 pm- 10:00 pm…

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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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15 Aug

New Horses at Camp

August 15th, 2017 by

By Kristin Marie Bivens Ozark, IL: Rat patrol would have given volunteers Belinda Bauer and Jackie McKay and Equestrian Director Meagan Walters and Equestrian Coordinator Shandril Dayton a pass on Tuesday…

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2 Aug

Boondoggle at Handicrafts

August 2nd, 2017 by

By Kristin Marie Bivens Ozark, IL: Depending where you are in the United States, plastic lacing is also known as craft lace, Gimp, or lanyard. At Camp Ondessonk, it is…

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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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4 Jul

The Benefits of Adventure Sessions at Camp Ondessonk

July 4th, 2017 by

By Edwin Cook OZARK, IL:  The Benefits of Adventure Sessions at Camp Ondessonk.  Session 2 of 2017 featured our Camper vs. Wild Adventure program, led by experienced counselor and outdoorsmen…

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4 May

Gearing up for Summer Camp 2017

May 4th, 2017 by

Gearing up for Summer Camp 2017-  All over camp, signs of spring have been putting a feeling of excitement in the air.  It puts an extra zip in our steps,…

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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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