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Our Last Night of Camp

OUR LAST NIGHT OF CAMP   Never have we seen so many tears. It was for sure the summer of all summers. Read on to hear what some of our campers and staff had to say as we enjoyed our final banquet, camper awards, five year backpack...

The Walk of Hope

A special evening of learning and hope to make a positive difference in our world: Last night before our poignant Walk of Hope, we shared with our campers and staff the many values that we hold so important here at Manitou. We ask that you set aside...

One of the most inspiring evenings in Manitou history

https://vimeo.com/228509434 We had a wonderful, inspiring evening last night as we welcomed the Lake family, representing the charity AUTISM SPEAKS, our charity for second month. Fireside started with our usual candle ceremony honouring campers in each unit for representing the Manitou values. We also had a...

We Love Special Activity Days at Manitou

As you know, at Manitou kids can really develop their skills because they pick their own activities and change them weekly!  But we also love to have fun, special days at activities throughout the summer. After all, camp is about new and exciting events that...

A Day in the Manitou Life – July 31st

Let’s make a deal, intercamp tryouts, Halloween, canoe trips, an inline hockey tourney, a triathlon, quidditch by the lake, MHL hockey action, camp wide dance….That’s how we ended the month of July yesterday. All that and so much more!!  It was an epic day topped...

Second Session is in Full Swing!

We are sailing into second session--We can’t believe almost 250 new second session camper arrived (an all-time record)!  But the nicest part is how well they are adapting to camp.  This is in large part is due to the camp culture where long-time campers welcome...

Greetings from the Manitou Kitchen!

Chef William Feeding over 400 hungry campers and our staff is no small task! Not only do we strive to make food that kids get excited about, we are equally focused on providing healthy choices and engaging in responsible food practices. It is our duty...

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One camp day is like a month in the city when you think of how much happens up here in camp life! Today the kids woke up to beautiful sunshine and were summoned to poleflag to start off their day instead of flagpole to finish...

Two Weeks at Camp Have Flown By!

It feels like we blinked and two weeks have flown by! What our Manitou kids have accomplished in this time is extraordinary. Campers have participated in over 15 activities, 10 evening programs and six special bunk activities with everyone jumping in with both feet...