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Parent Info

Parent Info:  Camp Ondessonk strives to meet the highest health and safety standards. We are proud to be accredited by the American Camp Association. This accreditation means that Ondessonk thoroughly reviews operational practices, seeks the wisdom of other camp professionals, and continually makes improvements to comply with more than 300 written standards. Only one-fourth of the camps in the United States have earned this mark of distinction. An on-site health center is run by a registered nurse. In addition, Ondessonk’s Equestrian Program is accredited by the Certified Horsemanship Association.

Important Resources

2021 Parent Camper Handbook

2021 Camp Ondessonk Summer Camp Brochure


Camper Rules

Optional Camper Resource Request Form 

Camp Ondessonk OPTIONAL Early Swim Assessment

2021 Themes

Bunk 1 Ondessonk Parent Letter 2021

Camp Ondessonk Facility Map

2021 Bus Transportation Registration

Camp Ondessonk Facility Map

Camp Ondessonk Tradtional Camp
Camp Ondessonk Traditional Camp

Traditional Camp

This is where it all started.

For 60 years, traditional summer camp programs have been the Ondessonk favorite for kids ages 10-15 years old. Learn and perfect skills like canoeing, archery, horseback riding, and more. At night, roast marshmallows over campfires, or play an all-camp game of extreme flashlight tag.  Read More

Camp Ondessonk Mini Camp and Mini Camp Explorers
Ages 8-10 years old


Mini Camp & Mini Camp Explorers

Teaching what matters most

All summer camp programs are modified to best serve the mini-camp age group.  With one Ondessonk counselor for every three or four campers, mini campers receive nearly constant guidance and companionship from our caring staff.  Read More

Camp Ondessonk Small Town Big Deal
Camp Ondessonk a residential youth summer camp was recently featured on the new hit television show Small Town Big Deal on RFD-TV.Watch Video
Camp Ondessonk Adventure Camp
Camp Ondessonk Mountain Biking Adventure Camp

Adventure Camps

Programs designed for teenagers.

Camp Ondessonk has specially designed adventure summer camp programming for teenagers including:  Mountain biking, Backpacking, Horseback Riding, Rock Climbing, Zip Lining, Surfing and more.
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Camp Ondessonk Counselors in training
CIT- Counselors In Training


Ondessonk Leadership Programs

Ages: 15 years

The Ondessonk Leadership programs are development sessions designed to prepare participants for possible future counselor positions.  Read More


How to apply for a Camp Ondessonk Scholarship

The Gift of Camp

In an effort to make Camp Ondessonk more accessible to children of all economic means, four scholarship opportunities are available. Read More



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