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28 Sep

Fall Lodge Reunion

September 28th, 2018 by

Things to know: 1. You must pre-register for the Fall Lodge Reunion. Registration materials will be available six weeks prior to a reunion. Please check below for available forms. 2….

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23 Apr

Howdy from Ondessonk Stables!

April 23rd, 2018 by

By Catherine Limkeman, Equestrian Director This has been a year of transition at the Ondessonk Stables. Meagan Walters handed the reins over to me, Catherine Limkeman. I now serve as…

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20 Apr

Spring Lodge Reunion

April 20th, 2018 by

Things to know: 1. You must pre-register for the Spring Lodge reunion. Registration materials will be available six weeks prior to a reunion. Please check below for available forms. 2. You…

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18 Apr

Meet Our Staff

April 18th, 2018 by

Meet Our Staff Javette Cox- Food Service Assistant Hometown:  Pittsfield, Il. Javette enjoys ensuring quality meals go out of Camp’s kitchen service window and being a role model for our…

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15 Apr

The Lodges of Ondessonk and Tekakwitha Celebrate 60 Years with a Renewed Interest in Teaching and Demonstrating What Matters Most.

April 15th, 2018 by

by Belinda Bauer and Emma Klues Today’s camp directors are well aware of the changing needs of youth programming and the increasing attention being given to social justice issues. As…

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13 Apr

Garden Fresh

April 13th, 2018 by

Garden Fresh By Dru Kee- Food Service Director We are proud to share that Camp Ondessonk is entering its fourth year of sustainable, on-site farming. A project that started with…

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9 Apr

The Benefits of Ondessonk Outdoor Education

April 9th, 2018 by

The Benefits of Ondessonk Outdoor Education by Greg Santen For more than 30 of Camp Ondessonk’s 59-year history, our gates have been open to school groups from all over the…

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Summer Camp through the Eyes of Parents

April 9th, 2018 by

Summer Camp through the Eyes of Parents By Alissa Hollmann, Camping Services Director It is springtime, and as soon as the calendar turns to April and the veggies go into…

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24 Mar

Ondessonk Tack Swap

March 24th, 2018 by

Please join us for the second annual Ondessonk Tack Swap-  Buy, sell or swap an array of new and used horse tack.  Vendors are welcome but must pre-register for the event. …

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3 Mar

Camp O Trivia Night

March 3rd, 2018 by

Grab your friends for a fun night at the Camp O Trivia Night! Saturday, March 3rd, at Holy Trinity Church in Fairview Heights, IL. Doors open at 6:30, play starts at…

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19 Feb

Camp Ondessonk Announces $75,000 in Summer Camp Scholarships

February 19th, 2018 by

Ozark, Illinois—Camp Ondessonk announces $75,000 in Summer Camp Scholarships available now through the generous gifts of supporters. These scholarships are for children who want to attend 2018 Summer Camp and…

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16 Jan

The Benefits of Outdoor Education

January 16th, 2018 by

Recently Camp Ondessonk staff sat down with teacher Barbara Scarlett to discuss the benefits of Outdoor Education programs within her school’s curriculum. What educational, social, spiritual, and personal benefits do…

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