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📣 NOW OPEN: Rookie Day Application!

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by Alec Amato

Greetings! We are excited to announce that registration for our Rookie Day Program is now open for 2022! Children age 6-9 can enjoy Manitou’s annual ‘Rookie Day’ first time camper experience on Saturday, July 16th! They will get a taste of the activities and the wonderful community of Manitou as a full-fledged one-day camper. Most importantly, our Rookie’s […]

📺 Our 2021 Video Gallery is LIVE!

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by Alec Amato

As we continue to enjoy the beautiful fall weather, we can’t help but look back fondly on our incredible 2021 camp season. We are pleased to announce that all of our videos from this past summer are all finally officially posted in our video archive! Click the image below to access the gallery relive the magic […]

Exciting News to Share

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by Alec Amato

Dear Manitou Families and Friends: As the golden days of summer fade and the seasons shift, we find this year holding particular significance. When we bought Camp Manitou 23 years ago, our mission was to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary. We took the best of what traditional camps offered, but then challenged ourselves to […]

🤝 MANITOU CARES: Fall Newsletter

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by Alec Amato
After an incredible summer, we are looking forward to continuing the magic of camp by connecting with our Manitou families to help make a positive impact on those less fortunate. Our community efforts throughout the summer at camp is only the first step. In spite of the ongoing pandemic, Manitou remains committed to supporting many life [...]

Farewell Summer 2021!

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by Camp Manitou

OH MY! Time sure does fly when you’re having fun! I can’t believe the end of summer 2021 is upon us already, but thankfully we’ve all made some lifelong friends and memories. Last night, we got to celebrate the last night of camp as a whole. First, we had our activity awards, where each Activity […]

A Final Few Words…

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by Jennifer White

As we close off the summer, we wanted to thank you for your faith in us throughout the last 18 months. Many of the thoughts articulated below were passed on to our staff at the final banquet and we felt it would be nice for you to read them. We want you to understand how […]

World Games Day 3 Recap

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by Camp Manitou

It’s another gorgeous Manitou day, and I have a feeling it’s going to be a fantastic packout day! But before I get to that, let me tell you about the end of World Games! Yesterday morning was the Manitou Relay, a relay where every single camper and staff from both teams participate and try to […]

World Games Day 2 Recap

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by Camp Manitou

It’s a beautiful sunny day here at Manitou…perfect weather for Day 3 of World Games 2021! But before we move onto our events for today, I’ll give you a quick recap of yesterday! We had cheering all day long, and I loved seeing all of our campers and staff getting into the spirit and culture […]

World Games Day 1 Recap

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by Camp Manitou

Yes, it’s finally here! The time of camp everyone has been waiting for: World Games! Yesterday we started World Games 2021, and you could feel the excitement and energy in the air! The first day is already a packed one, and I will give you a little taste of what each team experienced! To start […]

Little Shop of Horrors, Legally Blonde, and World Games!

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YAHOO! It’s been another exciting last few days at Manitou and there’s so much to share with you all! We finished off Community Week and it was an incredible success! Our campers and staff raised thousands of dollars which will support the Parry Sound Friendship Centre and a documentary film covering residential school survivors. They […]