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June 24, 2020

Hello 2020 Otonwe Campers and Parents!

We have had a great beginning to a very difficult year at Camp Otonwe!  The kids are definitely having fun, and camp is running smoothly.  We are wearing masks when it is needed, but little children can be hard on masks!  Sometimes the ear loops break, or masks are lost […]
June 2, 2020

Camp Wyandot Overnight Camp is On for All Sessions!

Great news! We were just informed tonight (6/2/20) in a memo from Dr. Amy Acton that overnight camps can open immediately! If you have a child registered in session one or two you have received two emails from us. The first one was about options before we received Dr. Amy […]
June 2, 2020

COVID-19 Response

Camp Wyandot Families and Friends, Updated June 3: We officially have the green light from the State of Ohio to hold DAY camp AND OVERNIGHT RESIDENT CAMP this summer! The state has announced guidelines and restrictions for both types of camps, and we will be following all of the recommendations […]
May 15, 2020

Day Camp is on for Summer 2020! (With some changes)

We are so excited that, under the direction of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, Camp Otonwe and other summer day camps will be permitted to open for the 2020 season! Our first concern is for the health and safety of our campers and staff. Like the Governor says, we want to […]
May 15, 2020

Reminder: Support Camp Wyandot easily while purchasing at Kroger and Amazon

Since many of us are spending more of our money on groceries and online ordering, this is a friendly reminder to designate Camp Wyandot as your charity beneficiary with Kroger Rewards and Amazon Smile. We receive a much more significant reward from Kroger than from Amazon, however some people purchase […]
May 11, 2020

Save the Date: The Big Give June 10

If you’d like to increase the impact of your gift, please mark your calendar for the Columbus Foundation’s Big Give. While it is not a 1-to-1 match, it is a “boost” from the Bonus Pool, and your credit card fees will be covered. June 10 @ 10:00 am – June 11 @ […]
April 16, 2020

In Memoriam:

Sharyn Lynn (Chrystal) Vogel, camp name “Sho-Tu”, passed away peacefully, but too soon, from COVID-19 and Alzheimer’s Disease on April 9, 2020 in Aurora (CO), only 5 days before her 75th birthday. She was a Camp Fire Girl and spent summers as a counselor at Camp Wyandot. Sharyn graduated from […]
April 14, 2020

Want to help Camp Wyandot?

Camp Wyandot is still looking for a Camp cook and assistant cook, as well as camp counselors, for the 2020 summer season. of course these positions are contingent on the governor’s orders relating to the current pandemic. We need your help spreading the word about these hopefully available positions. We […]
April 6, 2020

Alumni volunteer to do their part.

Alumni members Cindy Lytle and Nancy Simmons have been making masks and donating them to organizations or friends and family. The recommendation is for everyone to stay home but if you must go out it is now required that you wear a mask. You can use a bandana or cloth […]
April 1, 2020

A Message from Connie Coutellier, (Luige)

Thank you for your continued interest in Camp Wyandot and for reading our News Blog. Our first concern is for everyone struggling with the difficulties of this pandemic. We hope that you and your friends and family are safe and doing well. We want to keep you informed during these […]
March 24, 2020

Temporary New Policy for Camp Visits

In an effort to abide with the Governor’s imposed “stay at home” order effective at midnight March 23rd through April 6th, Camp Wyandot will be closed except for those that have a specific purpose and prior permission from Connie Coutellier or Chuck Woodrum to be there. While we know that camp, […]
March 24, 2020

New Cancellation Policy for 2020

We all hope the current trends settle down and we will be able to offer camp this summer. In response to the uncertainty we all face, the Wyandot Board has met and decided on a new cancellation policy, so families who want to register for Camp can do so with […]