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Fall Fun Day is October 4

Saturday, October 4, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
Remember the chilly change of weather, bright changing leaves, and tasty warm cider in fall? Well it’s that time of year again! Join us at Dragonfly Day Camp at Highbanks Metro Park, Highbanks Dragonfly (685 W. Powell Rd, Lewis Center, OH 43035) for fun and games in the great outdoors! Learn outdoor skills and create crafts with new friends! Sing songs and share stories around the campfire with s’mores and join our awards ceremony at the end of the day!

 

This event is open to all of our Camp Wyandot Explorer club members, Camp Wyandot members and families and anyone else that is interested in joining Camp Wyandot. The cost is only $5 per child (ages 3-18), $3 for adults! Register online to let us know you are going to be there so we can plan accordingly. Click here to to register for Fall Fun Day. Pay when you arrive.

Silent Auction Items Needed!

Need to cleanse your house of some interesting items and give them to a great new home? We are seeking items for the 2014 Silent Auction at the Annual Luncheon (November 15, 2014 at Vila Milano). We need your ideas, creativity & commitment to make our selection diverse & profitable.

Please contact Erika Senk (erika@campwyandot.org) if you are interested in volunteering, and with your items including the following information: the value, starting bid price, and description of the item(s).

Plan to Attend Alumni Weekend at Camp Wyandot!

Registration for Alumni Weekend at Camp Wyandot is open!  Join the fun of spending a weekend at Wyandot away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Remember the sound of the bullfrog or the smell of wood smoke? Please contact your friends who have enjoyed Wyandot and invite them to attend.  This event is open to all!  alumniWe are planning a special ceremony with a sign dedication for Linda “Tick” Flynn on Saturday evening.

Register for Alumni Weekend August 15-17, 2014

*Please note, we no longer accept PayPal.

Come for lunch on Saturday or stay the whole weekend!  The weekend will include hikes, crafts, swimming, and other activities.

Contact the office if you have questions at 614.481.8227 or info@campwyandot.org.

Day Camp Registration Sessions 8 and 9

Looking for a summer adventure before the school year starts? We have some good news for you! There is still registration space for Camp Wyandot Day Camp Session 8 (August 4-8) and Session 9 (August 11-15). Campers will have a great time meeting new friends, spending time with old friends, and exploring the Dragonfly Campsite at Highbanks Park!

The Field Trip for Session 8 will be a fun adventure to our Hocking Hills Camp Wyandot, and the Field Trip for Session 9 will include a trip to Scioto Mile so campers can explore the fountains and 10574425_10152481259836877_8821229647491983998_nAudubon!

Be sure to register soon, space is limited!

 

 

Changes in the Camp Wyandot Office

(427x640) (2)I am sad to say goodbye to Chanika Svetvilas as the Office/Program Manager in the Columbus Camp Wyandot office.  She is leaving at the end of July to move back east to be closer to family.  She has been a great addition to the office since starting in April 2013 and has really streamlined operations at the office and I am grateful for her time and dedication.  I want to wish her luck on her move and as she pursues new opportunities.

 

 

Processed with VSCOcam with m5 presetI would like to welcome Erika Senk as the new Office/Program Coordinator.  She started in mid-July and I am very happy to have her as the newest Camp Wyandot employee.  A graduate of OSU with a background in Spanish Linguists and experience coordinating programs for OSU through the Collaborative Articulation and Assessment Project and OSU’s Foreign Language Publications office, I’m confident in her abilities to be a productive and vibrant employee of Camp Wyandot, Inc.

Lindsey Christ
Executive Director

Silent Auction Items Needed for Annual Luncheon 2014

It’s that time of year again and the Annual Luncheon is approaching (Saturday November 15, 2014).  We are in need of donated silent auction items to auction off at the luncheon.  Handmade items, tickets, gift certificates for services, and restaurants always do very well.   If you have something you would like to donate, please contact the office at 614.481.8227 or email info@campwyandot.org.

Calling Volunteers Employed with Large Central Ohio Companies

Camp Wyandot, Inc. is eligible to apply for grants administered by Nationwide Insurance, REI, Enterprise Holdings, or L Brands if we have a volunteer – Board member, committee member, volunteer or active partner who is an employee for any of these companies and currently have available volunteer opportunities for their associates.

If you are an employee of any of these companies and are a current volunteer or would like to volunteer with Camp Wyandot, Inc., please contact us at info@campwyandot.org or call the office at 614-481-8227.

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In Memoriam of Jim Cloud and Thoughts to Stu Tudor

James Leo “Jim” Cloud, age 83, of Powell, died on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Kobacker House in Columbus.  He was the husband of Gwen Cloud who served at the Camp Fire secretary and the Day Camp Director for many years.  Jim was also responsible for helping to convert the tebins to cabins at the Lithopolis Day Camp site.

Columbus Fire lieutenant Stu Tudor was struck by lightening at a Crew game at the end of June.   He is still in the hospital recovering and donations are being accepted for his continued care.   He was a counselor at Camp Wyandot named “Crusher” and his kids spent many summer at camp.  We are all wishing him a speedy recovery.

Volunteers needed to go to Beulah Park Auction

Auction, Auction, Auction!

Our summer camps are in full swing and we always need supplies at our camp property.  Our camp director had great success at the first auction at the closed Beulah Park with items for our kitchen and around camp.

The second live auction is happening on Saturday, June 28th at 9:00 AM. This auction will be over at the maintenance shops and will include barn items, vehicles, tools, track and maintenance equipment.  We have some need of these items but we don’t have staff we can spare for the event.

Beulah Park: 3811 Southwest Blvd, Grove City, Ohio 43123
http://www.beulahpark.com/

If you are interested in going to the auction in our place, please contact our Camp Director, Connie Coutellier at 740.746.8433.

Volunteer at Camp Wyandot!

We are very busy at camp this summer and your help is needed!  Looking for support staff that can come down and

help with meals, tidy up around the craft room, or other various tasks.  If you are interested in coming down for a morning, afternoon, evening, or even for a few days, please let us know!  Contact our Camp Director, Connie Coutellier, at 740.746.8433 or email her at ccoutellier@gmail.com.