A Brief History
Camp Wyandot, Inc. was founded as a Camp Fire Council in 1913. In 1928, the council became an Ohio nonprofit corporation and purchased Camp Wyandot in the Hocking Hills. As of April 30, 2013, Camp Wyandot, Inc. became an independent organization and is no longer affiliated with Camp Fire. Today, Camp Wyandot serves boys and girls with summer day and overnight camps and our Wyandot Explorers Club program.
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Camp Wyandot, Inc.

Registration is now OPEN for Camp Wyandot!!!

Registration for Camp Otonwe will open on March 1st!!!

We are currently hiring staff for the Summer 2017 season!!!
If you are interested in applying for a position at either of our camp locations, please apply here!

Camp Wyandot now offers both Day and Overnight Camp programs at our historical facility in the Hocking Hills! We are also offering Camp Otonwe day camp at the John Beltz Retreat Center just Northeast of Columbus. Day Camp is open to all youth entering grades 1-6 and Overnight Camp is open to all youth entering grades 2-12. Membership in Camp Wyandot or participation in Camp Wyandot clubs is not a requirement to attend summer camp. We welcome campers who are members of Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4H and other scouting organizations, as well as children who are not affiliated with any scouting program.




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2016 Wish List


As of April 30, 2013, Camp Wyandot (formerly known as Camp Fire USA Central Ohio Council, Inc.) became an independent non-profit organization and is no longer affiliated with Camp Fire.


Our Mission

Camp Wyandot provides an inclusive nurturing environment for youth to have fun, make friends, serve others, and explore the great outdoors.

Our Purpose

To provide a quality youth development experience that builds competencies and creates positive life-long memories in a safe and supportive environment.

Youth Development Outcomes

In an inclusive, engaging, and challenging environment, youth will:

  • Increase their social and cultural competencies and feel a sense of belonging
  • Develop leadership, teamwork, and cooperation skills
  • Increase self-confidence, independence and empowerment
  • Plan, make choices, reflect and learn from their decisions
  • Build a life-long appreciation and respect for the outdoor environment
  • Develop a sense of respect, responsibility and contribution to their community
  • Be involved in rich group experiences that are inherently interesting and fun
  • Be recognized for their accomplishments

Are you new to Camp Wyandot? Explore our website and click “About Us” to learn more!