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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

Morning Glory: Living OUT God's Love

by Stacie Hoppman on June 4,2015 in Camp Staff Camp Talk Growing Faith Summer Camp with No Comments

Morning Glory: Living OUT God's Love Our Summer Staff and farmers Bill and Donna Warhover pose for a group photo after a morning helping at the farm.

Camp Wyoming’s Summer Camp curriculum this year is “Inside Out.” Because God loves us, we can love others. God meets our needs, heals our wounds, and guides our steps, changing us on the INSIDE. And because of this inner change, we can go out and meet the needs of others, help heal their wounds, and... read more

Sacred Space. Growing Faith: The Importance of Sabbath

by Stacie Hoppman on February 24,2015 in Growing Faith Sites and Activities with No Comments

Sacred Space. Growing Faith: The Importance of Sabbath

For so many people, nature and the outdoors is a place where they can more easily sense the presence of God. It is a place of refuge, peace, and silence. In nature, there is no ringing, beeping, sirens, or chimes. Instead, you hear the rustling of leaves, chirping of birds, and the gurgling of water.... 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

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