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7
Aug

A Slam Dunk and a Heepwah

August 7th, 2017 by

By Kristin Marie Bivens Ozark, IL: If you have seen John Hughes’s 1985 classic The Breakfast Club, you might remember a slam dunk and a “Heepwah!” In the iconic film,…

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2
Aug

Boondoggle at Handicrafts

August 2nd, 2017 by

By Kristin Marie Bivens Ozark, IL: Depending where you are in the United States, plastic lacing is also known as craft lace, Gimp, or lanyard. At Camp Ondessonk, it is…

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Aug

Camp as a Volunteer

August 2nd, 2017 by

By Kristin Marie Bivens Ozark, IL: Right now, I am in the middle of a week-long adventure as a volunteer at Camp Ondessonk.  As a volunteer who is a former…

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26
Jul

Volunteer Program Thrives in 2017

July 26th, 2017 by

  By Edwin Cook OZARK, IL:  Since the start of Camp Ondessonk, volunteers have been a driving force to the functionality and success of the Camp [Ondessonk] experience.  Many of…

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4
Jul

The Benefits of Adventure Sessions at Camp Ondessonk

July 4th, 2017 by

By Edwin Cook OZARK, IL:  The Benefits of Adventure Sessions at Camp Ondessonk.  Session 2 of 2017 featured our Camper vs. Wild Adventure program, led by experienced counselor and outdoorsmen…

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3
Jul

Learning on the Fly Boosts our International Staff into Leadership Roles

July 3rd, 2017 by

By Edwin Cook OZARK, IL:  Throughout its history, Camp Ondessonk has proudly employed dozens of international staff members and the 2017 Camp season continues that trend.  Camp Ondessonk is excited…

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21
Jun

Our experienced Mini Camp staff have paved the way for the expansion and success of Chiwatenhwa and Aonnetta

June 21st, 2017 by

OZARK, IL; The Monsignor John T. Fournie Mini Camp Village has been one of the most rapidly expanding attractions at Camp Ondessonk.  During our first few sessions of 2017, we…

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20
Jun

MINI CAMPER PICK UP 6/21 * CHANGES!!

June 20th, 2017 by

Attention Mini Camper Parents! We are excited to have you back tomorrow morning to pick up your campers after 3 awesome days of camp.  Due to construction on our parking…

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4
May

Join us for Smoky Mountain Adventure Camp July 2-8, 2017!

May 4th, 2017 by

Camp Ondessonk’s trip to the Nantahala Outdoor Center in the Smoky Mountains has become a great tradition the past several summers.  There are still plenty of spots available for this…

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May

Gearing up for Summer Camp 2017

May 4th, 2017 by

Gearing up for Summer Camp 2017-  All over camp, signs of spring have been putting a feeling of excitement in the air.  It puts an extra zip in our steps,…

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26
Apr

Camp Spirituality

April 26th, 2017 by

Camp Spirituality- “We have received this world as an inheritance from past generations, but also as a loan from future generations, to whom we will have to return it!” Pope Francis…

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25
Apr

Ondessonk Snapshots

April 25th, 2017 by

Ondessonk Snapshots-  To submit your Ondessonk Snapshots contact Tony Vrooman at tony.vrooman@ondessonk.com   Walker Selby poses with the twelve chairs he and his fellow scouts built for camp    …

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