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How Camp Made Me a Better Father: A Camp Wyoming Story

by Stacie Hoppman on March 28,2014 in Camp Staff Camp Talk Camp Wyoming Stories with No Comments

How Camp Made Me a Better Father: A Camp Wyoming Story Bill and his family at the Camp Wyoming 50th Anniversary Celebration

Most everyone who has experienced a week away at summer camp knows about the incredible bond that forms—a bond between campers and counselors, between friends, between individuals and the camp itself. Even as campers grow up, move away, start careers, and have families, the memories and experiences from their days at camp are constantly shaping... read more

A Real Sense of God's Presence: A Camp Wyoming Story

by Stacie Hoppman on February 28,2014 in Camp Talk Camp Wyoming Stories with No Comments

A Real Sense of God's Presence: A Camp Wyoming Story Erin, her husband Ben, and their son Joey

Meet Erin. She is originally from Dubuque, Iowa, and has been coming to Camp Wyoming since she was 11 years old. “My first camp was Pioneer Tent camp, and I returned every summer after that. In fact, the very next summer, I met a boy in Pioneer Cabin Camp who would end up being my... read more

My Spiritual Family: A Camp Wyoming Story

by Stacie Hoppman on January 28,2014 in Camp Staff Camp Talk Camp Wyoming Stories with No Comments

My Spiritual Family: A Camp Wyoming Story Abbie teaching swimming lessons to an Explorer Swim camper

Your experience at camp isn’t an experience that should stay at camp. We want you to take what you learn and let it change you, so that you are a different person when you go home.  Abbie Parker is is a Math and Teaching major at the University of Northern Iowa. She grew up in Newton,... read more

Bearing One Another's Burdens: A Camp Wyoming Story

by admin on November 15,2013 in Camp Wyoming Stories with No Comments

Bearing One Another's Burdens: A Camp Wyoming Story Hunter and one of his campers

We want Camp Wyoming to be more than just a fun place to come for a retreat or a week of summer camp.  The faith forming experiences that a person has at camp take on real meaning when they change that person’s life after they leave camp and head back to “real life.”  The following... read more