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Summer Camp Counselor or Internship?

by Stacie Hoppman on November 7,2018 in Camp Staff with No Comments

Summer Camp Counselor or Internship?

As the cold weather sets in and we pull our winter coats from storage, donning sweaters and hoodies and hats to ward off the biting wind and forecasted snow, it seems odd to be talking about summer jobs. However, many college students have probably already started dusting off their resumes and adding new lines of... read more

After Summer Camp Ends

by Stacie Hoppman on August 14,2018 in Camp Staff Camp Talk with No Comments

After Summer Camp Ends

“What do you do when camp is over?” As year-round camp staff, we get this question a lot. The hustle and bustle of summer camp is an amazing and wonderful (and tiring) time of year. There’s a lot of that happens even before that first camper drives down the road for summer camp, and in... read more

5 Quality Traits of a Great Camp Counselor

by Stacie Hoppman on March 20,2018 in Camp Staff Camp Talk Parents Summer Camp with No Comments

5 Quality Traits of a Great Camp Counselor

Whether you’re a parent who is thinking about sending your child to camp or a college student who is thinking about applying for a job, you might wonder what qualifications we look for in a camp counselor. After all, the counselor is one of the most important parts of the summer camp experience. It is... read more

Why Does Being A Camp Counselor Matter?

by Stacie Hoppman on October 26,2017 in Camp Staff Camp Talk Summer Camp with No Comments

Why Does Being A Camp Counselor Matter?

This past year, at the conclusion of summer camp, we asked parents what their kids talked about most when they picked them up from camp. The number one answer, far and above any activity or experience, was the counselors. Kids are drawn to summer camp because of the things they can do and the fun... read more

It Still Feels Like Home

by Stacie Hoppman on April 28,2017 in Camp Staff Camp Talk with No Comments

It Still Feels Like Home

This weekend, alumni from Camp Wyoming’s past will gather together at camp to talk, eat, tour camp, and participate in activities like tie dye and hiking. Most of all, though, they come together to remember. There’s nothing quite like summer camp to fill your memory with stories of laughter, silliness, and wonder. And no matter... read more