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3 Feb

Silver Recreation Adventurers

February 3rd, 2021 by

Silver Recreation Adventurers – Join a small group of active senior citizens as Camp Ondessonk staff guide you into the forest for a 2 or 4-night mini-adventure in the Shawnee…

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25 Jan

Spreading the Good Word About Camp O

January 25th, 2021 by

Spreading the good word about Camp Ondessonk’s summer camp program has always been a rewarding and challenging task.  For years Ondessonk Staff would visit over 200 schools and PSR groups…

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20 Jan

The Puzzle of Programming in 2020

January 20th, 2021 by

Programming during the summer and fall of 2020 added a new piece to the planning puzzle. The added piece was one that had not been experienced before, but the Ondessonk…

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28 Dec

Why Schools Come Back to Ondessonk

December 28th, 2020 by

Summer Camp is what a large portion of our community knows us for, but did you know that since 1988, Camp Ondessonk has been hosting students for outdoor education overnight…

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28 Apr

New Hiking and Biking Trails at Camp

April 28th, 2020 by

The staff at Camp have been getting a lot of projects done lately.  A big focus has been performing maintenance on existing trails, building new trails, and cleaning up overnight…

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11 Dec

Camp Ondessonk Welcomes Sr. Thea Bowman School

December 11th, 2019 by

In the past couple years, Ondessonk has been welcoming many new schools to Camp for Outdoor Education and religious retreats.  First-time schools from the Evansville, Indiana and Belleville, Illinois Diocese,…

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25 Nov

Road Scholars at Camp Ondessonk

November 25th, 2019 by

Throughout the school year, Camp Ondessonk is hard at work providing exceptional outdoor adventures to kids of all ages. For nearly 20 years, Ondessonk has been a host site for…

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9 Apr

Ondessonk’s Mission Lasts All Year

April 9th, 2019 by

By Greg Santen, Program Services Director Keeping with our mission to provide outdoor as well as spiritual adventures for kids of all ages, Camp Ondessonk is a great destination for…

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24 Sep

Camp Ondessonk Outdoor Education Staff Welcomes Many New School Groups in 2018

September 24th, 2018 by

The Camp Ondessonk Outdoor Education Staff is already hard at work on another busy season as late summer fades into fall.  The sun and the trees are already showing signs…

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5 Jan

NEW Spiritual Retreat Program Offerings

January 5th, 2018 by

Our motto at Camp Ondessonk is, “Teaching what matters most.” It is evident that camp excels at using the rustic out of doors experience to teach about resilience, confidence, communication,…

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