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12 Apr

Raise Dough for Camp O

April 12th, 2017 by

              Help us to Raise Dough for Camp O by participating in our online raffle! If you sign up to be a ticket seller,…

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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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1 Dec

Today is #GivingTuesday – Anna’s Story

December 1st, 2015 by

“You inspire me to be the best counselor I can be.” I am Anna, and I’m writing on behalf of Camp Ondessonk to ask for your support today for #GivingTuesday!…

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14 Oct

Fall 2015 Outdoor Education Season

October 14th, 2015 by

Autumn can be a nostalgic time of year; almost melancholy.  Away from the excitement of touchdowns, baseball playoffs, hayrides, and trick-or-treating, it can be quiet time spent reminiscing on the…

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21 Apr

Camp Receives Grant from YSSA

April 21st, 2015 by

Thanks to the grant-writing efforts of camp volunteers Don Koehler and Larry Davis, the Board of Directors of the Youth Shooting Sports Alliance (YSSA) selected Camp Ondessonk to receive an…

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8 Dec

Camp Ondessonk Expands With Construction of New “Fournie Mini Camp Village”

December 8th, 2014 by

Camp Ondessonk Expands With Construction of New “Mini Camp Village” (Ozark, Ill.) – Camp Ondessonk is expanding their residential cabin units for the the first time in 30 years. The…

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18 Nov

Mike Jennings Celebrating 20 Year Anniversary

November 18th, 2014 by

Mike Jennings has long been a pillar in the Camp Ondessonk community.  This year marks his 20th year of service.  Originally hired as an Assistant Camp Ranger in 1994, he quickly…

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15 Oct

A Matching Gift Challenge to Kick Off our Year End Appeal

October 15th, 2014 by

To help us meet our goal of raising $150,000 by 12/31/14, Camp O’s 2014 Year End Appeal received a stellar kickoff with a $5,500 Matching Gift Challenge from Camp Ondessonk’s Board…

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1 Oct

Fall Family Camp by Alissa Hollmann

October 1st, 2014 by

The first signs of fall have arrived at camp.  The Poison Ivy and Virginia Creeper vines are changing color first, as they often do.  The water is little chillier and…

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10 Jul

Throwback Thursday- The Quest For The Golden Arrowhead

July 10th, 2014 by

  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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9 Jul

Heepwah in China

July 9th, 2014 by

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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7 Jul

Top Three Camp Skills For The Job Market

July 7th, 2014 by

I learned so much at camp, but right now, a year out of college, I am faced with the question of how to go from orienteering in woodsmanship to navigating…

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