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July 26, 2013

Remembering Former Club Leaders

  It saddens us to announce the death of one of our great Camp Fire leaders.  Mrs. Johnnie Ackerman died June 16, 2013 at the age of 94.  She was a beloved Camp Fire leader and will not be forgotten.  Camp Fire Girls from her group who attended the funeral were […]
July 9, 2013

Newspaper Articles of Interest

Appearing in the Columbus Dispatch on Tuesday July 9, 2013, this is an article about our separation from National.  Click here to read more… Another Camp Fire council is forced to close.  As of July 31, 2013, the Camp Fire Greater Dayton Area Council will close it’s doors due to […]
July 3, 2013

New Name Change for Central Ohio Camp Fire

As you may have seen in previous emails, as of June 30, 2013, our organization has changed our name to Camp Wyandot Inc. and we no longer have an affiliation with Camp Fire. This was a decision that was not made lightly and has been many months in the making.  Our membership […]
July 3, 2013

Register for Alumni Weekend!

Alumni Weekend at Camp Wyandot is fast approaching!  This year it is August 16-18, 2013. Register Online Please remember, this weekend is open to all, not just alumni.  It is a great opportunity to bring someone, or a group, to camp for a meal or the entire weekend.  With swimming, […]
July 3, 2013

Still time to register for camp!

There is still time to register for either our overnight camp at Camp Wyandot or our day camp, Camp Otonwe, at Highbanks Metro Park. To register: Camp Wyandot (sessions run from June 23-July 27) Camp Otonwe (sessions run from June 17-August 16) Feel free to call the office if you […]
July 3, 2013

Supplies needed for Camp Otonwe

Zen, our Camp Otonwe day camp director, has requested a few things for this summer.  Please contact the office at 614.481.8227 (info@campwyandot.org) if you have any of the followings items to donate: -Squirt guns or water toys (helps when the days are really hot!) -Hula Hoops -Yarn and plastic craft […]
May 17, 2013

Memorial Day Family Camping: May 25-27

Experience the joy and uniqueness of Camp Wyandot with your entire family. Camp Fire has designated Memorial Day Weekend as a FAMILY CAMPING WEEKEND. Follow our fun-filled schedule or set your own. All the usual camp activities will be available for you to do, including evening programs. Bond with your […]
May 17, 2013

Memorial Day Family Camping: May 25-27

Experience the joy and uniqueness of Camp Wyandot with your entire family. Camp Fire has designated Memorial Day Weekend as a FAMILY CAMPING WEEKEND. Follow our fun-filled schedule or set your own. All the usual camp activities will be available for you to do, including evening programs. Bond with your […]
May 17, 2013

Camp Wyandot Work Weekend (June 1-2): Volunteers Needed!

Camp Wyandot ~ Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2 Join us for this family and adult weekend where we fix-up camp in preparation for a busy summer season. Any kind of help is much appreciated, bring your family and friends for a nice spring weekend in the Hocking Hills! […]
May 16, 2013

Still time to register for Summer Camp!

Registration is still open for both our summer day camp (Camp Otonwe) and summer overnight camp (Camp Wyandot) and available on our website. Some of our sessions are closed but there is still room in many sessions!  Check out some of the new things for 2013: Camp Wyandot -Family Celebration […]
May 16, 2013

The passing of Mary Lou Beery

Mary Lou (Murney) Beery, 76, of Lancaster, passed away Monday, April 29, 2013 at her home.   Mary Lou was a lifetime member of Camp Fire and volunteered with Camp Fire at the Ohio State Fair for the past 40 years. Teri Schaefer remembers Mary Lou… “She loved the fair […]
April 16, 2013

Best Wishes to Chuck and Lisa! Hello RJ and Chanika!

Along with some organizational changes, we have a few staff changes as well. After 40 years between Camp Otonwe and Camp Wyandot, Chuck Woodrum has retired from his job as caretaker.  You may remember his retirement a couple of years ago, but he ended up staying on and officially retired […]