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There’s Still Time to Register!

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Have you signed up your kids, grandkids, nieces, nephews, and friends for an amazing summer yet?! We still have room left in some of our summer sessions at both
Camp Wyandot Day Camp and
Camp Wyandot Overnight Camp!

You don’t want to miss this opportunity!

 

We still have limited spaces in the following…

Day camp

Session 6
Session 7
Session 8
Session 9
Session 10
Session 10 Weal

Overnight Camp
Session 3
Session 3A
Session 4A
Session 4B
Session 5
Session 5A
Session 6
Session 6A

Be sure to get your registration in today!!!

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In Memoriam

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It is with sad hearts we inform you of the passing of another great Camp Wyandot family member. Lee was a long time Camp Fire leader and Wyandot parent, friend, and contributor. We are sad to learn of her passing and will never forget her generosity and dedication to our organization.

 

Her obituary can be viewed here or below.

Norma Lee Bender obituary

 

Alumni Weekend

Come Celebrate the Community of Camp Wyandot!

Join others who remember the traditions of Camp Wyandot, meet the next generation and introduce others to the unique experience. Share your memories of council fire, favorite cabins and trails while you reconnect with nature.

Please contact your friends and family to invite them to attend.

Note: Youth under age 18 planning to attend without his/her family must secure an adult chaperone prior to the weekend and mail a signed permission slip along with weekend payment.

Registration is live on our website! Just click here!

Hope to see you there!

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Fall Work Weekend

Our Fall Work Weekend is scheduled for Labor Day weekend, Sept 4-7, 2015 down at Camp Wyandot. Join us for a weekend of giving back to the place we all love! We will be cleaning up from a busy summer season and working on repairs and maintenance to prepare for the upcoming  fall and winter! There is no cost to attend Work Weekend but remember, you will be working! And donations are always accepted.

If you would like to register for Fall Work Weekend, please visit our website, or click here!

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2015 Camp Registrations are Strong!

With 2015 camp season fast approaching, our Day Camp and Overnight Camp registration numbers are strong – 400 registrations for Day Camp, and 416 for Overnight Camp!

We still have open slots in some of the sessions for both camps, so we urge you to register soon in order to claim your preferred week(s) to attend. Parents should know that every Camp employee is background checked through the BCI records database. Every staff member who interacts with your child has successfully completed this background check. Further, our camps are operated within ACA (American Camp Association) standards and by experienced staff who love kids and work very hard to help them learn essential skills in order to appreciate and have fun in the natural world.

The Big Give Was Great for Camp Wyandot!

The preliminary results from the May 12 Columbus Foundation Big Give are in! During the designated 24

hour period, you responded by giving $15,856.98 to Camp Wyandot, a near-21% increase over the 2013

amount.

Thank you!

Your generosity will be very helpful in allowing us to continue to provide the high

quality camping experience that is the bedrock of our reputation to an ever increasing number of kids

each year. Your gifts and your ongoing commitment to the future of Camp Wyandot are greatly valued

and appreciated.

Spring Skills 2015

Spring Skills was held May 2-3 at Camp Wyandot. Wyandot Explorer Groups came down for a day of fun and activities including boating, archery, crafts, and more! One of the special projects everyone was able to participate in was the building of 12 new picnic tables for Camp Wyandot! Lisa Graham and her Explorer Club received a Kiwanis grant which was used to purchase these new tables! We send a SUPER THANK YOU to both Lisa’s club and the Kiwanis of Downtown!!!

We wrapped up the evening with a Council Fire, complete with awards and skits, followed by S’mores and sing-a-long!

Thanks to Ben Searfos (Arktos) for doing an amazing job hosting the event and thank you also to Mountain Smith (Fran), Teri Schaefer (Skittles), Reese Farrow (Pieces), Mackenzie Crenshaw (Doo Wop), and everyone who helped make this event work!

See you all next year!

Wyandot Wish List

Summer Camp Season is happening soon, and there are several items we still need!

Your gift helps us control the expenses of operating Camp, which keeps our costs competitive. Please contact our Camp Director, Connie Coutellier, at ccoutellier@gmail.com and let her know what you would like to purchase or donate.

Camp Wyandot is a 501(c)(3) organization. We can help you make 100% of your donation go to Camp Wyandot (by avoiding sales tax), and you may list the cost of your donation item as a charitable deduction when you file your tax return.

Thanks for your generosity and support!

2015 Camp Wyandot Wish List

 

Save the Date for Alumni Weekend!

More information will be coming soon, but mark your calendars and plan to attend the 2015 Camp

Wyandot Alumni Weekend. The dates are August 14-16, 2015, and registration is live on the website

(www.campwyandot.org). We’re very happy that Margie Dooley will once again be coordinating the

weekend.

Kroger Community Rewards

Help fund-raise with the swipe of a card! Each time you shop at Kroger, you can earn Camp Wyandot, Inc money, through their Community Rewards program.

  • Do you already have a Kroger Plus Card? Log-in if you’ve done this on their website before (remember to do this once a year!), or Enroll to create an online account using your existing card information.
  • Don’t have a Kroger Plus Card? It is free to sign-up at any Kroger location. The benefits to having a card are the savings you get each time that you shop. You can even earn “fuel points.”

–Once you are enrolled online, go to “My Account.”
–Under “Account Settings,” scroll down and click “Community Rewards”
–Enter “83511” for our council’s code. Click next to our name. Scroll down and click “Save”.
–Smile.

Spread the word! Let’s get some kids to camp!

(You won’t lose any of the rewards you receive as a shopper by using this program! And you must sign up online once a year! If you have done this in the past, you will need to renew your preferences!!! Don’t miss the chance to help Camp Wyandot, Inc… make sure you are enrolled!)