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Summer Camp is Weird

by Stacie Hoppman on April 12,2017 in Camp Talk Summer Camp with No Comments

Summer Camp is Weird

Summer camp is weird. When we say that, we mean weird in a totally good way. If you’ve ever been to camp, then you probably understand what we mean before we even explain it. It’s weird because the completely normal and acceptable thing to do when you’re clearing the table and cleaning up after a... read more

From Fear to Faith: A Camp Wyoming Story

by Stacie Hoppman on March 17,2017 in Camp Wyoming Stories with No Comments

From Fear to Faith: A Camp Wyoming Story Kelsey and the 4th grade girls she coaches. Her leadership experience allowed her to jump right in as a volunteer counselor at Camp Wyoming last summer.

We talk a lot about the community at camp. This is a place for people to come and meet others, try new things, have conversations, and be a part of something bigger than themselves. However, this kind of community can sometimes be intimidating when you’ve never been part of it before. What will I do?... read more

Top 7 Reasons Camp Wyoming is the #1 Summer Camp in Iowa

by Kevin Cullum on March 3,2017 in Camp Talk Parents Summer Camp with No Comments

Top 7 Reasons Camp Wyoming is the #1 Summer Camp in Iowa

1. Partnering with parents – We understand the challenges of being a parent today. It can be difficult to send your child away for the week, especially for the first time. In order to ease anxiety and allow parents to see how their kids are doing, we post a daily blog and share hundreds of... read more

Is This Dinner?

by Stacie Hoppman on February 6,2017 in Camp Talk Summer Camp with No Comments

Is This Dinner?

“Is this dinner?” Campers ask this question all the time at Camp Wyoming. The morning is so packed with activities, songs, movement, exploration, and learning that by the time a camper sits down for lunch, they feel like the day must be coming to a close. They have already done so much. How could there... read more

Something Completely "Other"

by Stacie Hoppman on December 16,2016 in Camp Talk Summer Camp with No Comments

Something Completely

The other day, I (Stacie) was out with a friend at an event. My friend introduced me to a young lady, and she and I spent a few minutes just making small talk. She asked me where I worked, and I told her about Camp Wyoming and some of the things I do there. Instantly,... read more