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September 1, 2020

Remembering: Judy Ballenger

 My mother, Judy Ballenger, was a long-time supporter of Camp Fire and Camp Wyandot. Judy began herassociation with Camp Fire as a Bluebird group leader on the east side of Columbus in 1967.She embraced the role with the unbridled energy and enthusiasm she brought to all aspects of her life.Over […]
August 31, 2020

In Memory: Ben Arrowood

Benjamin “Benny” Arrowood, age 82, died in his home of 49 years in Columbus, Ohio on April 6, 2020, after a long illness with Alzheimer’s disease. He is survived by Jane (wife of 53 years); son, Craig (Jana Messinger); daughter, Lisa (Rob) Graham; grandchildren, Ally and Charlotte Arrowood and Marcus […]
August 31, 2020

In Memoriam: Don McVay

Don C. McVay, 92, passed away peacefully on July 30, 2020. Daughter Bev and her husband, Bill Gish took Don into their home and lovingly cared for him the last 2 months of his life so that he could be with family in his final days. Don was on our […]
August 28, 2020

Wyandot Alumni Zoom for September!

As you may know, we’ve been having a monthly event for Wyandot Alumni for more than a year now! This year we had a hike and a couple of Zoom calls in the spring. In July, we “Zoomed” into camp and were able to see video of Friday dinner in […]
August 27, 2020

Fall Rentals at Camp Wyandot

Interested in a getaway or short family vacation this fall? Consider a several days at Camp Wyandot. We only have a few rental openings left in September and October while the water is still on. Fall is a beautiful, peaceful time at camp and a safe place with no crowds. […]
August 27, 2020

Update on Additional Day Camp

At the luncheon last year, we announced a partnership with Appalachia Ohio Alliance (AOA) to start a new day camp on property they own on Jackson Pike Road in Grove City. We are sorry to say we are no longer continuing with this partnership. We were unable to reach an […]
August 26, 2020

Special Meeting Announcement: Vote on Bylaws

This email will serve as official notice that the Board of Directors is calling a Special Meeting October 22nd via Zoom to vote on the updated and amended bylaws of the organization. At the annual meeting in January, we convened discussion on proposed bylaws, and heard many critical suggestions and […]
August 26, 2020

Are You Interested in What Goes on Behind the Scenes?

… Maybe you would like to investigate joining the board of directors! The board is currently seeking people with any of the following areas of expertise: love of Camp Wyandot and history with Camp Wyandot youth and families web design and online marketing (we’ve had Alice, but she is coming […]
August 26, 2020

Wyandot Friends!

Lots of friends are created at Camp Wyandot. We are all campers but all of us are different. I’m stuffed because I just came from the dining hall. (ha, ha, the craft room) I live in a cabin with other friends and we do lots of activities together. I slept […]
August 25, 2020

Halloween in the Hills, 2020 (Day Event)

This Year Halloween in the Hills will be a one day event on Saturday October 17th, 2020 from 10:30 AM – 8:00 PM. There will be a variety of family-friendly halloween themed activities that meet the social distancing guidelines to keep everyone safe and healthy. Come prepared for rain or […]
August 22, 2020

Luncheon Goes Virtual for 2020 – Invite Out of Town Friends!

Due to the risk of bringing a large group of us together indoors during the pandemic, we are cancelling the in-person Camp Wyandot luncheon this year.  We will be providing an online program this November and we will be holding our auction online. More details will be forthcoming for your planning […]
August 20, 2020

Fun Online Store of Wyandot Merchandise!

As we were looking for ways to raise extra money this year since we had to cap our camp registrations at half-capacity for Covid-19, our board created a store for Wyandot merchandise! This is not like the camp store, where we already have the physical items in hand and need […]