Tag: Southern Illinois

John Raymond Blue: September 26, 1956 – June 17, 2022

A member of our Maintenance Family passed last month at his home in Goreville.  Many of us knew John Blue as “the Mow Man” at Camp Ondessonk, but he was…
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Waterfalls, wildflowers, and vineyards weekend.

Waterfalls, Wildflowers, & Wineries Weekend

There are many impressive waterfalls within a short hike or drive from Camp beyond Pakentuck and Phantom’s Canyon.  Learn where these hidden spots are as we tour around Southern Illinois…
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Spring round up & lodge reunion april 8, 2020.

Spring Lodge Reunion 2022

Spring Lodge Reunion is a service-focused experience at camp.  Reunite with friends as you help Camp Ondessonk prepare for the upcoming summer!  Lodge members will be staying in units and participating…
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Spring round up & lodge reunion april 8, 2020.

Spring Stable Round-Up Weekend

Every spring, volunteers attend the annual Stable Round-Up Weekend to contribute their skills and labor to Camp Ondessonk’s stable program and grounds. Past projects include everything from maintaining tack and…
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Outdoor way of the cross lenten reflection.

Outdoor Way of the Cross Lenten Reflection

Join the Ondessonk Retreat Team this Lenten season to reflect on your own personal journey while praying the Stations of the Cross in God’s beautiful creation. For more information on…
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A poster for the ondessok confirmation retreat.

Ondessonk Confirmation Retreat 2022

Join other confirmation candidates and their sponsors/parents for a weekend to learn more about the role the saints play in our lives, the gifts of the Holy Spirit, and how…
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