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July 22, 2020

Camp Wyandot Praised in Media and by Health Department

Camp Wyandot has been the focus of a lot of attention this summer, as one of the few summer camps that was able to undertake the long-term planning for big changes, weather the financial challenges of a half-capacity camp, implement sanitation procedures, and make it through the nail-biting weeks waiting […]
July 18, 2020

Otonwe Campers Having Fun!

We have had a great beginning to a very challenging year at Camp Otonwe!  The kids are definitely having fun, and camp is running smoothly.  We are wearing masks when needed, washing up A LOT, and playing in the woods, creeking and learning outdoor skills, too. We have a theme […]
July 12, 2020

Plein Air Art Workshop – for Adults Only!

Would you enjoy a visit to camp, with instruction and support from Artist Lisa Schor, while you tap into your inner artistic muse?  Then the Plein Air Watercolor Workshop may just be for you!  This session of our camp season is August 2 – 5, 2020.   Workshop participants can stay […]
July 12, 2020

Camp Wyandot Alumni Event

We are happy to announce that we will have an alumni event this summer.  However, due to the COVID-19, Camp Wyandot’s summer camp program and other events have had to follow a number of Health Department guidelines in order to operate.  This year the event will be a one day only event (10 […]
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 […]