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22 Things I Wish I Knew Then: Advice from CW Summer Staff

by Stacie Hoppman on January 6,2016 in Camp Staff Summer Camp with No Comments

22 Things I Wish I Knew Then: Advice from CW Summer Staff

We asked our summer staff what they wished they had known at the beginning of the summer, before they started working at camp. They had quite a lot to say to their former selves! And we realized it was also great advice for anyone thinking about working at camp for the first time. Here are... read more

Camp Wyoming Alumni: Staying Connected

by Stacie Hoppman on November 9,2015 in Camp Staff Camp Talk Growing Faith with No Comments

Camp Wyoming Alumni: Staying Connected

We at Camp Wyoming would like to imagine that you will never grow up, never stop coming every summer, never move away or study abroad or chase your own adventure that takes you far from Iowa. It’s a sad fact, though, (and a good fact, too) that the kids who grow up here, coming with... read more

Top 10 Reasons to Work at Summer Camp

by Stacie Hoppman on December 12,2014 in Camp Staff Camp Talk Summer Camp with No Comments

Top 10 Reasons to Work at Summer Camp

Summer camp jobs are invaluable in their ability to cram skill building, leadership development, and a whole lot of fun into one short season. If you enjoy being outside, don’t mind being a little crazy, and appreciate the impact a week at camp can have on a person’s faith journey, then a summer camp job... read more

The Big Question: What does the camp staff do after summer camp?

by Stacie Hoppman on September 8,2014 in Camp Talk Growing Faith Next Step Consulting with No Comments

The Big Question: What does the camp staff do after summer camp?

Those of us in the camp industry are often asked, “So what do you do now that summer camp is over?” It is a question that we will sometimes turn into a joke, telling stories about how we lounge in our hammocks, read the comics, and try to identify the pictures in the clouds. However,... read more