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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

Equipping Our Young People: A Camp Wyoming Story

by Stacie Hoppman on January 9,2015 in Camp Staff Camp Talk Camp Wyoming Stories Growing Faith Next Step Consulting with No Comments

Equipping Our Young People: A Camp Wyoming Story

Everyone talks about it. Every church and ministry is aware of the problem. Kids grow up in our churches, but they don’t stay there. All throughout their childhood and even teen years, they might come to church alongside their parents on Sundays and show up at youth group pretty consistently, but once they graduate from... read more

A Collection of Stories

by Stacie Hoppman on June 13,2014 in Camp Talk Camp Wyoming Stories Growing Faith with No Comments

A Collection of Stories

Camp is a time for creating memories, singing songs, braving the outdoors, and finding God in ways and places you never have before.  Throughout its history, Camp Wyoming has been a place where many people, families, and churches have come to grow in their faith, to explore, and to create.  These are just a few... read more

Impacting Generations: A Camp Wyoming Story

by Stacie Hoppman on May 20,2014 in Camp Talk Camp Wyoming Stories Growing Faith with No Comments

Impacting Generations: A Camp Wyoming Story Lance, Karen, and their three kids

Summer camp is all about having fun, getting dirty, exploring, imagining, and playing. However, at Camp Wyoming, summer camp is also about growing in your faith, interacting with God, and learning from Christian counselors who can be your mentors and your guides. For many kids, the time they spend at summer camp is invaluable to... read more

My Call to Ministry: A Camp Wyoming Story

by Stacie Hoppman on April 22,2014 in Camp Staff Camp Talk Camp Wyoming Stories with No Comments

My Call to Ministry: A Camp Wyoming Story Sara and the children of her former campers on the steps of Deer Center at the Camp Wyoming 50th Anniversary Celebration

Meet Sara. She lives in Dubuque, Iowa and is the Family Minister at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church there. Sara has been in youth and family ministry for over 35 years. It is a vocation she loves, and as Sara tells us, “I can say with certainty that my career path started at Camp Wyoming.” This... read more