Last Chance for Monday Day Passes: Experience the Great North American Eclipse at Camp Ondessonk!

Last Chance for Monday Day Passes: Experience the Great North American Eclipse at Camp Ondessonk!

Last Chance for Monday Day Passes Experience the Great North American Eclipse at Camp Ondessonk!

By Tony Vrooman, Sr. Director of Communications

Attention all astronomy enthusiasts and nature lovers! The celestial event of the decade is fast approaching, and you’re invited to witness it amidst the serene beauty of Camp Ondessonk. From April 6-8, 2024, Camp Ondessonk will be hosting The Great North American Eclipse Event, offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the mesmerizing spectacle of a total solar eclipse.

Located in the heart of the “Eclipse Crossroads of America,” Camp Ondessonk holds a special place in the totality path for the 2017 and upcoming 2024 eclipses. As the center line of the 2017 eclipse passed directly over Camp, attendees were treated to a breathtaking display of nature’s grandeur. And now, history is set to repeat itself as the path of totality once again graces Camp Ondessonk on Monday, April 8, 2024.

Whether you’re a seasoned eclipse chaser or looking to witness this celestial marvel for the first time, Camp Ondessonk offers the perfect setting to soak in the awe-inspiring experience. Nestled amidst the tranquil wilderness of Southern Illinois, the Camp provides an ideal vantage point to observe the eclipse in all its splendor.

For those unable to join us for the entire weekend, fear not! Monday Day Passes are still available, offering access to the campgrounds on the day of the eclipse. Whether you spend the whole weekend immersed in nature’s beauty or just for the magical four minutes and nine seconds of totality, you won’t want to miss this extraordinary event.

During your stay at Camp Ondessonk, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in a variety of eclipse-themed activities and workshops led by knowledgeable experts. From solar observations and photography sessions to educational talks on the science behind eclipses, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

But the highlight of the event undoubtedly lies in the eclipse itself. As the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, plunging the landscape into temporary darkness, you’ll witness a sight that words can scarcely do justice. It’s an experience transcending description—a moment of profound wonder and connection with the cosmos.

Don’t miss your chance to participate in this historic event at Camp Ondessonk. Whether you’re a seasoned eclipse enthusiast or simply curious about the wonders of the universe, there’s no better place to witness the Great North American Eclipse than amidst the natural beauty of Camp Ondessonk.

Secure your Monday Day Passes now and join us for an unforgettable journey into the heart of the cosmos. See you at Camp Ondessonk, where the magic of the eclipse awaits!


Translate »