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Our Summer Camp Christmas List

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

Our Summer Camp Christmas List

It’s that time of year when kids are making out their Christmas lists and the stores are filling with people scouring the aisles for the perfect gifts for friends and family. Holiday music plays at the mall, Christmas lights outline homes and neighborhoods, and the weather certainly has a fresh nip in the air. The... read more

Why Does Being A Camp Counselor Matter?

by Stacie Hoppman on October 26,2017 in Camp Staff Camp Talk Summer Camp with No Comments

Why Does Being A Camp Counselor Matter?

This past year, at the conclusion of summer camp, we asked parents what their kids talked about most when they picked them up from camp. The number one answer, far and above any activity or experience, was the counselors. Kids are drawn to summer camp because of the things they can do and the fun... read more

What if all the world were like summer camp?

by Stacie Hoppman on August 17,2017 in Camp Talk Growing Faith Summer Camp with No Comments

What if all the world were like summer camp?

It’s Sunday afternoon and there is an almost palatable energy that hovers over the meadow, fills the dining hall, and flows through the cabins. A parade of cars snakes its way down the gravel road to the heart of camp. Campers tumble out of vans and cars and SUVs, nervous, excited, and very uncertain about... read more

It Still Feels Like Home

by Stacie Hoppman on April 28,2017 in Camp Staff Camp Talk with No Comments

It Still Feels Like Home

This weekend, alumni from Camp Wyoming’s past will gather together at camp to talk, eat, tour camp, and participate in activities like tie dye and hiking. Most of all, though, they come together to remember. There’s nothing quite like summer camp to fill your memory with stories of laughter, silliness, and wonder. And no matter... read more

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