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Campers and Their Counselors

by Stacie Hoppman on March 21,2019 in Camp Staff Camp Talk Summer Camp with No Comments

Campers and Their Counselors

There are so many reasons to choose camp for your child. Camp develops resiliency, offers a chance to get outside and away from the pull of screens and schedules, and invites kids to try new things. Camp is where kids can meet new friends from other cities and states, connect with nature, build confidence, and... 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

50 Things I Learned at Summer Camp

by Stacie Hoppman on April 7,2018 in Camp Talk Summer Camp with No Comments

50 Things I Learned at Summer Camp

I’m pretty good at making new friends. Blow bubbles out through your nose when you flip underwater in the pool. Mosquito bites don’t itch as much if you don’t scratch them. It would be absolutely impossible to count all of the stars in the night sky. The first night is the hardest but your counselor... 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

There's No Place Like Summer Camp

by Stacie Hoppman on January 30,2018 in Camp Talk Summer Camp with No Comments

There's No Place Like Summer Camp

Now is the time when you start receiving your summer camp brochures in the mail and seeing ads show up in your social media feeds and on Google. As winter seems to drag on, we start dreaming of warmer days to come. However, it begs the question, why do we even send our kids to... read more