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From Generation to Generation

by Stacie Hoppman on September 7,2022 in Growing Faith Summer Camp with No Comments

From Generation to Generation

There’s a famous quote from the book of Esther where Mordecai, her uncle and guardian, says to her, “And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this?” Esther has found herself in a unique situation. She has been plucked from her home and her people, crowned... read more

Something Completely "Other"

by Stacie Hoppman on December 16,2016 in Camp Talk Summer Camp with No Comments

Something Completely

The other day, I (Stacie) was out with a friend at an event. My friend introduced me to a young lady, and she and I spent a few minutes just making small talk. She asked me where I worked, and I told her about Camp Wyoming and some of the things I do there. Instantly,... read more

The Way We Worship

by Stacie Hoppman on October 12,2016 in Growing Faith with No Comments

The Way We Worship

This summer, our campers had the chance to explore the Church and why God chose to create this community of people. One of the chief purposes of the Church, we learned, was to worship God. Of course, worship can look very different to different people. Our older youth used Gary Thomas’s 9 Sacred Pathways to... read more

What If My Child Is Homesick?

by Stacie Hoppman on April 29,2016 in Camp Talk Parents Summer Camp with No Comments

What If My Child Is Homesick?

It’s a big concern for parents. Often, summer camp might be one of the first times a child is away from home, and you want to make sure that their stay at camp is successful, enjoyable, and healthy.  So what do you do about homesickness? Don’t make a big deal about it. If your child... read more

25 Signs You're Ready for Summer

by Stacie Hoppman on March 11,2016 in Camp Talk with No Comments

25 Signs You're Ready for Summer

You started wearing shorts and a t-shirt once the temperature got above 50 degrees. You get visibly excited whenever someone talks about the last day of school. Whenever you’re inside, you just stare out the window and wish you were outside. You changed your Facebook cover photo to a picture of you and your friends last... read more