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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

Why Choose Camp Wyoming?

by Stacie Hoppman on March 10,2014 in Camp Talk Parents Summer Camp with No Comments

Why Choose Camp Wyoming?

From soccer practice to dance lessons, play rehearsal and band recitals, cross country competitions and play dates with friends, your schedule can often be hectic and filled with movement. They are so many things for your child to be involved in, and it’s hard to decide when enough is enough. So on top of the... 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

Love Weeps

by Stacie Hoppman on February 14,2014 in Camp Talk Growing Faith with No Comments

Love Weeps

Today is Valentine’s Day. The stores have been full of chocolate, pink and red hearts, little stuffed bears with pillows that say “Be mine,” and shiny jeweled lockets for weeks. It’s the holiday dedicated to celebrating love and the ones we love. Recently, we found a video featuring author Brene Brown. She returned to the... 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