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Family Camp

Father-Son Weekend:  April 23-25, 2021

Father Son Weekend Camp Ondessonk CanoeingCamp Ondessonk sets aside one weekend each year for this specialty weekend designed for the guys.  For Father-Son Weekend 2021, men are invited to join us for a weekend of tromping through the woods, spending evenings around the campfire, and sharing a love of the outdoors with the boys in their lives.

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Fall Family Camp: September  17-19, 2021

Family Camping at Camp OndessonkCamp O is for everyone! Join us for a weekend of family fun and experience a taste of summer camp as the leaves change and the weather turns down-right pleasant. Many of our best traditional camp activities will re-open from summer. Go for a canoe paddle or an afternoon swim, take a horse ride or climb our climbing tower. For a taste of the extreme, give our high ropes course a try. Experience a Camp Ondessonk weekend the whole family can enjoy!

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Mother-Daughter Weekend: October 8-10, 2021

Camp Ondessonk Mother Daughter WeekendThe connection between a mother and daughter is a powerful thing. While we all get swept up in the currents of life, the bond remains strong just under the surface. Each fall women get together at Camp Ondessonk to celebrate their bond and strengthen the connections that flourish amidst the fall foliage. Join us for crisp evenings around the campfire, traditional crafts, canoeing, and other Camp activities including leisurely trail rides, and an exhilarating trip down our zip line!

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We’re Open All Year

Camp Ondessonk Challenge CourseWe welcome individuals and groups of all types to enjoy the beauty, solitude, and adventure of our site and the adjacent Shawnee National Forest during the school year.  Overnight accommodations vary from rustic, open-air cabins to two-room suites with private bathrooms in our St. Noel building.  Visitors can arrange horseback rides, guided hikes, meals, campfires, climbing, zip-lines, and much more.  Whether you are interested in booking a quiet weekend getaway for your family, a youth group retreat, a weekend conference, a lunch meeting, or a 400 person family reunion, we can handle it.  Click here to learn more.


Silver Recreation Adventurers

Camp Ondessonk mission and visionCamp Ondessonk offers hiking, horse, and other educational adventures for adults.   Silver Recreation Adventurers programs bring together instructors and participants from diverse backgrounds to foster dynamic interaction, engaging discourse, and warm camaraderie. Our Silver Recreation Adventurers programs include hands-on learning experiences that stimulate the senses, energize the body, and challenge the mind.

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For further questions on any of our Specialty Weekends, please contact Nolan Hurst, our Camping Services Director at nolan.hurst@ondessonk.com, or via phone at 618.695.2489 x129.

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