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It’s time to celebrate 63 summers of Camp Ondessonk!

First celebrated in 2021, Camp O Day was created to commemorate the founding of Camp Ondessonk in 1959.  Held annually on June 28, the date that the first campers came…
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Week of Preparation

By Judy Blase Woodruff It’s the week before the first campers drive through the iconic Camp Gate for summer camp 2022!  What goes into getting Camp Ondessonk ready to welcome…
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Staying Connected through the Campfire Circle – Caroline Heckemeyer

When Caroline Heckemeyer moved almost 400 miles away from home to attend college, she made a commitment to Camp Ondessonk’s future.  “I joined the Campfire Circle in October of 2020…
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Father-Son Weekend-Generations of Fun

By Lisa Bloodworth, Director of Finance Camp Ondessonk was proud to host several generations of fathers and sons during the 2022 Father-Son Specialty Weekend.  There were more than 100 participants…
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Making Plans to Ensure the Adventures Continue

For Kyle Holtgrave the decision to join the Le Coeur Society by making a planned gift to Camp Ondessonk was an easy one.  He wanted to ensure the mission of…
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Lucia’s Corner- Summer 2022

Summer 2022, number 36 for me as an employee of Ondessonk, is underway. I began my career at Camp as a Unit Leader. As Volunteer Coordinator, I am still a…
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