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Farewell Summer 2021!

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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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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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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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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 […]

Walk of Hope

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WOW! Yesterday was jam-packed at Manitou and I can’t wait to tell you all about it! During the day, there was a lot of excitement at activities. Over at Soccer, there was a World Cup Tournament where all age groups were able to participate, and I know it was thrilling, even down to the final […]

Midnight Madness!

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YAHOO! We had such an exciting evening at camp last night, I can’t wait to tell you all about it! All of our campers had Cabin Activities, which is where their counsellors plan fun activities for them, and then they all went off to bed early (or for an ETB as we call them here)! […]

Friday Night Fireside, Community Week, and More!

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WOHA! It’s been another jam-packed few days of fun at camp and I can’t wait until you read about everything going on here! At the activities, we’ve had lots of special days and tournaments going on; there was a three-on-three tournament at Volleyball, OCS (Other Camp Sports) had a football tournament, and Tennis has been […]

A Spoooooky Halloween

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OH ME OH MY! It’s been a busy few days…but they’ve been some of the most memorable too! We’ve been having a great time in the sunny weather at camp, and to take advantage of that, on Monday we had Beach Day down at Swim. Everyone had Hawaiian leis and we had fruit smoothies and […]