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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

The Faces of the 2016 Summer

by Stacie Hoppman on September 30,2016 in Camp Staff Summer Camp with No Comments

The Faces of the 2016 Summer

Who are the Camp Wyoming Summer Staff? This year they came from as far away as South Africa and as close as Maquoketa, Iowa. They are elementary education majors, Bible college students, and outdoor ministry graduates. Most importantly, they are young adults who committed to spending their summer working in camp ministry- teaching kayaking, leading... read more

Where Everybody Knows Your Name

by Stacie Hoppman on September 13,2016 in Camp Talk Growing Faith Summer Camp with No Comments

Where Everybody Knows Your Name

The TV show Cheers might only exist in re-runs today, but its famous theme song still rings true. “Making your way in the world today takes everything you’ve got. Taking a break from all your worries sure would help a lot. Wouldn’t you like to get away? Sometimes you want to go Where everybody knows... read more

We, The Church

by Stacie Hoppman on August 16,2016 in Camp Talk Growing Faith Summer Camp with No Comments

We, The Church

Summer camp has sadly come to a close. In a week or two, everyone will be back to school, back to sports and music and dance and all of the regularly scheduled activities that come with the school year. The excitement and anticipation of summer is past, and it is now a time of transition-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