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Category: Illinois Summer Camp

Final Four Videos

Camp Ondessonk recently teamed up with film students at SWIC (Southwestern Illinois College) to create 30 second commercials.  The following  are the final four videos submitted by the SWIC students…
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Pete Korte First Recipient of the Ondessonk Builders and Founders Legacy Award

Long-time Camp supporter Cyril “Pete” Korte was honored as the first recipient of the Ondessonk Builders and Founders Legacy Award at the 2015 Camp Ondessonk Gala and Benefit Auction in Fairview Heights, Illinois on March…
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Camp Ondessonk- The Director’s Desk

When I returned for my third year as a camper I thought of myself as an expert on Camp Ondessonk.  We camped nearby at Ferne Clyffe State Park, so our…
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Spring 2015 Outdoor Education Season

After a long, cold, and snowy winter, we are finally arcing toward the sun once again and the 2015 Spring Outdoor Education Staff is ready to begin another busy season. …
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Throwback Thursday- The Quest For The Golden Arrowhead

  As a camper, I never knew the thrill or the pride that comes with the honor of receiving the Golden Arrowhead at the end of a week of camp.…
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Heepwah in China

I wanted to share with you, and anyone else that might be interested, my camp experience. I am a veteran, and Lodge inductee of Camp Ondessonk. I was a camper for two…
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