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A Canoe Trip to Remember

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I woke up today and couldn’t believe that first session had flown by so quickly! We’ve had so many beautiful days filled with fun, that I hadn’t even noticed the days going by! I thought that since today was one of the last activity days of this month, I would go and explore what’s going […]

All Sorts of Adventures at Manitou!

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I just woke up to another fantastic day here at Manitou! The sun is shining, the lake looks cool and calm, and there’s a great breeze rolling over Main Field. It’s the perfect day for all of the many adventures we have going on today at camp! We of course have all of our regular […]

Rookie Day at Manitou!

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Another day has come and gone, and yesterday was one of my favourite days of the summer so far! We woke up to another beautiful, sunny day which was perfect weather for Rookie Day 2018! For those of you who don’t know what Rookie Day is, it’s a day during camp where we welcome kids […]

Manitou and Save A Child’s Heart!

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It was another beautiful day at Manitou, and I’m still inspired from last night! We had Friday Night Fireside—one of my favourite parts of camp—and it was an extremely special edition. As the entire camp walked down to Fireside, we were greeted with the lovely sound of the Activity Heads and Specialists singing “Waiting on […]

Under The Sea, On The Bus, and To The Beach!

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We’re into another new week at camp, and there are so many exciting things happening already! Last night we were treated to our first theatre show of the summer, with the Freshkids and Sophomores performing The Little Mermaid. I forgot we were even sitting in the theatre because the amazing cast took us under the sea with […]

The Carnival of Camp

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It’s a new day at camp and I’m still reeling with excitement from the HUGE Carnival we had yesterday! Themed as a birthday party for Mark and Jeff’s 20th summer at Manitou, it was loads of fun for staff and campers! All across our Main Field–which is huge and nice and breezy for those of […]

Manitou’s Bursting With Talent!

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Wow wow wow! It’s another gorgeous day at camp and it’s jam-packed with all sorts of fun things! As I promised yesterday, I can’t wait to tell you all about the Camper Talent Show we had last night. There were so many incredible acts that covered singing, dancing, magic, and even Rubik’s Cubes! Plus, as […]

A Freshkid Fireside

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Once again, all of our Manitou campers and staff gathered together for Friday Night Fireside last night. I love how we can quietly reflect at Fireside, and it’s a precious time for us all when we can have everyone in camp be together in such an amazing place. With the beautiful weather we have been […]

Shakes, Snakes, and Jumping in the Lake!

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It’s been a busy few days at Manitou! We never let the heat interrupt our busy days…we just soak up the sun and keep having a blast! Plus with an amazing lake, even when it does get hot, it’s great to jump in with some friends and cool off. But enough about the weather, here’s […]

The Mosquito: Edition 1

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Today started off with a delicious breakfast of Manitou McMuffins and the first 2018 edition of The Mosquito–Manitou’s very own newspaper. Filled with comics, stories, camp news, and horoscopes, The Mosquito is always a great read for campers and staff. Our reporters worked hard all week long on this […]