Tag: Camp Ondessonk

2024 Great North American Eclipse

The 2024 Great North American Eclipse will be a truly remarkable event. The path of totality will cross the United States from Mexico to Canada, and Southern Illinois will be…
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L.I.F.T. – Living In Faith Together

This Fall, Camp Ondessonk will launch a new ministry program for teens called Living In Faith Together, or L.I.F.T.  The program will provide an opportunity for Catholic teens to grow…
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Celebrate 64 Summers of Memories!

On June 28, 1959, 481 campers and 52 staff members traveled down the Camp Road to enjoy a week in the woods at Camp Ondessonk. Many of the experiences these…
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Choosing a Summer Camp

Choosing a summer camp for your child can be a daunting task. There are so many options, and it can be hard to know where to start. One of the…
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From Trading Post & Camper’s Lounge to Administration Building to Staff Lounge

By Pati Egan One of the oldest original structures at Camp Ondessonk is the building pictured above. The date it was constructed is not mentioned in the 50th Anniversary Book,…
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Why it’s okay to send your child to summer camp alone

There are many reasons why it is good to send your child to summer camp alone. Here are a few of the most important ones: Camp Ondessonk Counselors. Our counselors…
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