The 2024 Scholarship Application Period opens on January 2, 2024.

Let us help you come to Camp! Camp Ondessonk offers full or partial scholarships to campers who are in need of financial assistance. We believe that giving every child an opportunity to be a part of Camp helps them develop friendships, confidence, and independence that lasts a lifetime.

Camp Ondessonk is an equal opportunity provider of summer camp programs. Scholarship awards are made without discrimination on the basis of geographic location, race, national origin, or any other categories protected by Federal, State, or local law.

All programs/camps offered at Camp Ondessonk are eligible for scholarship funding.


Scholarships Camp Ondessonk Essay


Funding Status: Scholarship funds have been depleted, but we encourage you to submit your application. Funds are continuously re-distributed from different sources.


A maximum of $694 in tuition assistance will be awarded per camper. A sliding scale is used to determine the amount of award based on adjusted gross income and household size. Please be sure to read page 2 of the application for required documentation. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

2024 Monsignor Fournie Scholarship Request Form

Due to the high volume of calls about Scholarships, please review the Frequently Asked Questions before calling 618-695-2489 x109.



At summer camp, when children make new friends, explore the world around them, and learn that “I can” is much more powerful than “I can’t”, magic happens. In an environment created just for them, children learn real-life skills, develop self-esteem, and gain a sense of independence and community. Whether children are playing, exploring nature, conquering new heights, or becoming part of a camp family, they are creating memories that will last a lifetime.  

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