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8 Jan

Ondessonk Staff Visit Catholic Schools and PSR Programs

January 8th, 2018 by

For the next two months program staff, Amanda Bailey, Jessie Dickerson, Ryan Kiefer, and Mary Regan along with some of the full-time faculty, Program Coordinator, Nolan Hurst and Program Director, Greg Santen,…

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1 Nov

Application open for 2018 Summer Camp Counselor positions!

November 1st, 2017 by

Our 2018 application is open for all summer camp positions.  From cooks to marketing, wranglers to lifeguards, we have over 100 positions available for anyone 17 and over and who…

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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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26 Oct

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

October 26th, 2017 by

Update-Due to the weather forecast for Friday, October 27th, the Haunted Forest Hayride and Trick or Treat event will be cancelled Friday evening. However, the event on Saturday, October 28th…

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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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21 Jun

Our experienced Mini Camp staff have paved the way for the expansion and success of Chiwatenhwa and Aonnetta

June 21st, 2017 by

OZARK, IL; The Monsignor John T. Fournie Mini Camp Village has been one of the most rapidly expanding attractions at Camp Ondessonk.  During our first few sessions of 2017, we…

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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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25 Apr

Ondessonk Snapshots

April 25th, 2017 by

Ondessonk Snapshots-  To submit your Ondessonk Snapshots contact Tony Vrooman at tony.vrooman@ondessonk.com   Walker Selby poses with the twelve chairs he and his fellow scouts built for camp    …

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14 Nov

Goals and Objectives of Camp Ondessonk

November 14th, 2016 by

Goals and Objectives of Camp Ondessonk’s Summer Camp programs: To provide enriching experiences during the summer months for the educational and spiritual growth of people of all ages. Staff participates…

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31 Oct

Summer 2016 Wrap-Up

October 31st, 2016 by

Summer 2016 Wrap-Up By Alissa Hollmann Camping Services Director From June 4 to August 6 of this year, campers crossed the covered bridge 2922 times to begin a new session…

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26 Oct

Where are they now: Katie Carpenter

October 26th, 2016 by

Where are they now: Katie Carpenter  By Katie Bertelsmen Heepwah, Go Irish and Fly Navy are a few mottos close to Katie Carpenter’s heart. The satisfaction of service to others…

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12 Jul

Why Become a Counselor in Training?

July 12th, 2016 by

Becoming a Counselor in Training (CIT) is the first step in a lifelong journey with Camp Ondessonk. While still a camper, a Counselor In Training enjoys the privileges and responsibilities…

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