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Preparing Kids for Adulthood

by Stacie Hoppman on December 6,2021 in Camp Talk Parents Summer Camp with No Comments

Preparing Kids for Adulthood

Being a parent is a huge, scary, overwhelming, and honoring responsibility. If you do it correctly, you are preparing your child to become a thriving, happy, and responsible adult. It’s no small task. In this day, parents have more to worry about than ever before. Is all that screen time damaging their intellect and social... read more

The Pandemic Has Taken Its Toll. Summer Camp Will Help.

by Stacie Hoppman on January 28,2021 in Camp Talk Parents Summer Camp with No Comments

The Pandemic Has Taken Its Toll. Summer Camp Will Help.

We all know about the great physical benefits that summer camp brings to kids. Being outside in the sunshine where they are moving and active is a great experience for children and youth. However, camp also actively improves the mental health of attendees. At camp, kids experience community, authentic relationships, and friendship. As they turn... read more

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

Super Wacky Adventure Time

by Stacie Hoppman on October 23,2019 in Camp Talk Sites and Activities Summer Camp with No Comments

Super Wacky Adventure Time

One of the best parts of camp is the traditions. You can count on gathering together around the campfire on Sunday night to worship in community. You can count on meals in the dining hall or cooked over the fire, but always shared together as a group so that you have a place at the... read more

Friendship to Family

by Maggie Lampe on May 14,2019 in Camp Talk Summer Camp with No Comments

Friendship to Family

Did you ever think that in just one week you could gain friendships that last a life time? My name is Maggie (this summer’s Media Intern) and after 11 years at Camp Wyoming, I can say this has become a true statement in my life. I can tell you I have made my closest friends... read more