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Thank You to the Summer Camp Counselors

by Stacie Hoppman on July 29,2020 in Camp Staff Summer Camp with No Comments

Thank You to the Summer Camp Counselors Summer staff sit together around a campfire. They have just spent two weeks training and preparing for summer camp. That means everything from learning how to make friendship bracelets out of string, cleaning program equipment and spaces, practicing lifeguard rescues, and singing hours and hours of campfire songs. They are weary but excited. The first […] read more

Why We Need To Go Outside

by Stacie Hoppman on July 1,2020 in Sites and Activities with No Comments

Why We Need To Go Outside We’ve noticed an interesting trend at camp the last few years. More and more kids are showing up at the health center complaining of these strange, itchy, red bumps. It is the first time in their life that they have encountered a mosquito bite. It’s a new phenomenon for them that inspires alarm and is […] read more

What Happens When Our Plans Are Lost?

by Stacie Hoppman on April 29,2020 in Growing Faith with No Comments

What Happens When Our Plans Are Lost? Some people are planners. I know that I certainly am. I like to feel prepared and in control. I plan and prep my meals. I make to do lists. I have a budget and weekly schedules I rely on. In some respects, being a planner makes me a good camp director. I have plans and […] read more

Behind the Scenes: Meet our Director of Programs & Marketing

by Stacie Hoppman on April 17,2020 in Camp Staff with No Comments

Behind the Scenes: Meet our Director of Programs & Marketing Stacie Hoppman is the Director of Programs & Marketing at Camp Wyoming. She can often be found making references to the TV show “The Office” and holding a camera in her hand. Stacie’s arrival at Camp Wyoming almost seemed like a fluke. She grew up in Dubuque but moved to the state of Washington for […] read more

Camp Marriages

by Stacie Hoppman on March 25,2020 in Camp Staff Camp Wyoming Stories with No Comments

Camp Marriages Camp is a special place for so many people. For some, it was a place where they met the love of their life and eventually got married. Camp provides a setting where young people can be authentic. They are dirty from creekstomping, goofy with other camp people, or tired because of a late night in […] read more