Category: Camp Ondessonk

A gift that makes a difference all year long

If making a gift to Camp Ondessonk in 2022 is still on your to-do list, consider signing up for the Campfire Circle today to support Camp now and into the…
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We’re Hiring

We’re Hiring! Have you ever thought about working at Camp Ondessonk? We have multiple job opportunities, including seasonal positions as Outdoor Education Instructors. OE Instructors serve as group leaders and facilitators…
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Downtown Belleville Gingerbread Contest

Johanna Hartin, an Ondessonk Camper, earned 1st place for her age group in the Downtown Belleville Gingerbread Contest.  Johanna’s entry featured an incredible layout of some of Camp Ondessonk’s features…
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Lucia’s Corner

By Lucia Hodges Anyone who has been a camper at Ondessonk has strived to earn activity Arrowhead patches that are awarded when requirements, appropriate to an activity, are completed. Naming…
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2022 Santa Parade

The Metro East Lodge Council and Camp staff greeted more than 20,000 spectators for the 2022 Belleville Optimist Annual Santa Parade.  Ondessonk’s float, created by Jim Shively, was well received…
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By Pati Egan There is something about Camp Ondessonk that opens the mind to creative thought, collaboration, and a finished product that withstands the test of time. The Marathon Race…
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