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September 23, 2014

In Memory of Don Bender

Don H. Bender, 86, of Westerville, passed away Sunday, September 7, 2014 at the Kobacker House. He was the husband of Norma Lee Taylor Bender, and served Camp Wyandot for many years. Don was involved in Camp Fire as an active Camp Fire dad and Norma’s Camp Fire group. He was a cherished helper […]
August 28, 2014

Staff Changes at Camp Wyandot

A Note from Lindsey Christ, Executive Director: I just want to say thank you for the time I have had with Camp Wyandot, Inc.  I have met some wonderful people and I am amazed at how selfless and giving you all are to this organization.   Having worked in the […]
August 28, 2014

Join Wyandot Explorer Clubs!

Wyandot Explorer Clubs are community based, organized and run by volunteer leaders like you! Clubs meet during the school year and we provide the training, the framework, the materials, and the support for each club. Join an existing club or start your own! Wyandot Explorer Clubs aims to provide a quality youth […]
August 28, 2014

A Memorable Alumni Weekend

Thanks to all who attended Alumni Weekend this year! Singing songs, sharing stories of camp, making crafts, and celebrating friendships founded in Camp Wyandot was great fun. Thanks to Doc (Margie Dooley) for her amazing efforts to organize the event, and for the tree-planting memorial service for Sally McAlister, Linda Flynn, […]
August 28, 2014

Summer Camp 2014 Update

We had a fantastic summer camp season at both our overnight camp in the Hocking Hills and our day camp at Highbanks Metro Park with huge increases in campers due to some hard work, referral by happy campers, and strategic marketing! Let’s start with our Day Camp at Highbanks Metro Park. […]
August 28, 2014

Spend a Day with Camp Wyandot – 10th Annual Luncheon!

You are invited to join us as we host the 10th Annual Camp Wyandot Luncheon! A Day as a Wyandot Camper Started as a Camp Fire program in 1913, our organization has been in existence for over 100 years.  We would like to celebrate the tradition of being a Wyandot […]
July 28, 2014

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 […]
July 28, 2014

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, […]
July 28, 2014

Changes in the Camp Wyandot Office

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 […]
July 28, 2014

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 […]
July 28, 2014

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 […]
July 28, 2014

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 […]