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Memories All Your Own

by Stacie Hoppman on September 25,2020 in Camp Talk Parents with No Comments

Memories All Your Own

We live in a very connected world. Can you remember a time before email, text messaging, and social media allowed us to receive news instantaneously? When I (Stacie) was 15, I got a pen pal. We used to write each other actual letters that we would send across the country to each other. I remember... read more

Don’t Be Afraid to Unplug

by Lily Smith on May 17,2018 in Parents Summer Camp with No Comments

Don’t Be Afraid to Unplug

My name is Lily Smith, I’m from Des Moines, IA, and I’m a double major journalism & mass communications and political science student at The University of Iowa. A combination of my photo and video skills and my desire to strengthen my connection with God brought me to Camp Wyoming. After growing up spending time... 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

10 dinner table conversations for your family

by Stacie Hoppman on September 19,2017 in Parents with No Comments

10 dinner table conversations for your family

It can be hard to tear kids away from their video games, cell phones, and computers and get them to just engage in conversation, especially if it’s with their parents! The older they get, the easier it is for them to immerse themselves in texting and social media conversations rather than sharing feelings and stories... read more

Top 7 Reasons Camp Wyoming is the #1 Summer Camp in Iowa

by Kevin Cullum on March 3,2017 in Camp Talk Parents Summer Camp with No Comments

Top 7 Reasons Camp Wyoming is the #1 Summer Camp in Iowa

1. Partnering with parents – We understand the challenges of being a parent today. It can be difficult to send your child away for the week, especially for the first time. In order to ease anxiety and allow parents to see how their kids are doing, we post a daily blog and share hundreds of... read more