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Archives Room in Transition!

By Judy Blase Woodruff Where can you find a letter dated February 25, 1959, to Mrs. Belle Brubaker of Robinson Illinois, thanking her for donating a parcel of land that…
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Celebrating 40 years of The Echo Our Father at Camp Ondessonk

By Pati Egan In the summer of 1982, the Girls’ Staff decided to try a new way to close the Friday Night Campfire.  From the 1960’s until 1982, the girls’…
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Ondessonk Counselor-In-Training Program: Growing the Next Generation of Staff Members

The progression of staff members at Camp Ondessonk has changed in the 2022 summer with the Counselor-In-Training (CIT) program. The Counselor-In-Training program now takes the place of the Leader-In-Training program…
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Week of Preparation

By Judy Blase Woodruff It’s the week before the first campers drive through the iconic Camp Gate for summer camp 2022!  What goes into getting Camp Ondessonk ready to welcome…
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Father-Son Weekend-Generations of Fun

By Lisa Bloodworth, Director of Finance Camp Ondessonk was proud to host several generations of fathers and sons during the 2022 Father-Son Specialty Weekend.  There were more than 100 participants…
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Lucia’s Corner- Summer 2022

Summer 2022, number 36 for me as an employee of Ondessonk, is underway. I began my career at Camp as a Unit Leader. As Volunteer Coordinator, I am still a…
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