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News

5 Nov

The New Charitable Deduction

November 5th, 2020 by

The CARES Act that Congress passed in response to the COVID-19 crisis is best known for its Payroll Protection Program SBA loans and other measures of cash relief.  Getting less attention…

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10 Aug

We deliver food to your camping unit.

August 10th, 2020 by

No need to bring all that food and build a campfire to cook, we now deliver food to your camping unit. Make your next camping experience easier and purchase hot…

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4 Aug

Into the Silence, A Summer Retreat Experience

August 4th, 2020 by

This summer, Camp Ondessonk expanded its offerings by adding a self-guided silent retreat. This retreat allowed participants to reflect and grow in their relationship with God in silence and nature…

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29 Jun

Day Hiking at Camp Ondessonk

June 29th, 2020 by

As Illinois moves into Phase-4 of Governor Pritzker’s Restore Illinois Plan, Camp Ondessonk opens its gates for registered day hiking.  Members and guests of the greater Ondessonk community can explore…

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26 Jun

The Awe of Waterfalls

June 26th, 2020 by

Why does water mesmerize us?  No matter it’s state – rain, snow, fog, clouds, waterfalls – it is beautiful. Regardless of what body it forms – the ocean, a creek, a lake – we are drawn to it.

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19 Jun

Camp Ondessonk’s Farm to Table Pick-up has Three Locations

June 19th, 2020 by

Camp Ondessonk’s Farm to Table Pick-up is coming to Fairview Heights, Waterloo and Red Bud! Support Services Director, Dru Kee, and Farm to Table Manager, Josie Hooten, are working together…

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29 May

Family Camping for Camp O

May 29th, 2020 by

Family Camping for Camp O is an excellent opportunity for your family to visit Camp Ondessonk for two nights and enjoy the beauty of our 983 acres like never before….

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27 May

GivingTuesdayNow was a hit!

May 27th, 2020 by

We asked and you came together in a way that only the Camp Ondessonk Family can!  #GivingTuesdayNow resulted in gifts totaling $11,373 from 119 Friends. So, GivingTuesdayNow really was a…

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30 Apr

Program Staff Help in the Stables

April 30th, 2020 by

Considering the shelter-in-place guidelines Camp Ondessonk has been following since late March, this spring program season has looked different than ones in the past. Even though events, open camping, and…

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5 Nov

The Director’s Desk

November 5th, 2019 by

By Dan King, Executive Director The joyful sounds of summer camp abruptly ended on August 3.  About two weeks later, those soothing sounds slowly returned as a trickle of students,…

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13 Jun

Spring Lodge Reunion 2019

June 13th, 2019 by

On the weekend of April 12 – 14, the annual Spring Lodge Reunion was held down at Camp Ondessonk. This year we had 51 Lodge Member join us for the…

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12 Jun

Stable News

June 12th, 2019 by

Stable News By Catherine Limkeman- Equestrian Director This month in the Stable News we are featuring our 15 year old, red roan, Mustang mare named Vegas. Vegas has been at…

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