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Don’t Be Afraid to Unplug

by Lily Smith on May 17,2018 in Parents Summer Camp with No Comments

Don’t Be Afraid to Unplug

My name is Lily Smith, I’m from Des Moines, IA, and I’m a double major journalism & mass communications and political science student at The University of Iowa. A combination of my photo and video skills and my desire to strengthen my connection with God brought me to Camp Wyoming. After growing up spending time... read more

5 Quality Traits of a Great Camp Counselor

by Stacie Hoppman on March 20,2018 in Camp Staff Camp Talk Parents Summer Camp with No Comments

5 Quality Traits of a Great Camp Counselor

Whether you’re a parent who is thinking about sending your child to camp or a college student who is thinking about applying for a job, you might wonder what qualifications we look for in a camp counselor. After all, the counselor is one of the most important parts of the summer camp experience. It is... read more

10 dinner table conversations for your family

by Stacie Hoppman on September 19,2017 in Parents with No Comments

10 dinner table conversations for your family

It can be hard to tear kids away from their video games, cell phones, and computers and get them to just engage in conversation, especially if it’s with their parents! The older they get, the easier it is for them to immerse themselves in texting and social media conversations rather than sharing feelings and stories... 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

What If My Child Is Homesick?

by Stacie Hoppman on April 29,2016 in Camp Talk Parents Summer Camp with No Comments

What If My Child Is Homesick?

It’s a big concern for parents. Often, summer camp might be one of the first times a child is away from home, and you want to make sure that their stay at camp is successful, enjoyable, and healthy.  So what do you do about homesickness? Don’t make a big deal about it. If your child... read more