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💌 #PLANFORCAMP: How to Get Involved

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by Alec Amato

Dear Family and Friends, Thank you to everyone who joined us for the OCA’s Plan For Camp Virtual Campfire. Hearing about the resilience of the Ontario camp community was truly inspiring. We were grateful that so many of us joined together as a Manitou community to show our support even if only virtually. The virtual […]

🏕️ JOIN US: The OCA’S #planforcamp Virtual Campfire!

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by Alec Amato

Dear Manitou Families, Staff, and Friends, We need you! Join us, the Manitou community, and more than 10,000 other camp families for a special 1 hour presentation hosted by the Ontario Camps Association. This is an opportunity to celebrate Manitou and more importantly it’s to let our greater community understand the importance and significance of […]

Update and FAQ’s: Summer 2021

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by Alec Amato

Dear Manitou Families, We wanted to provide an update regarding our plan for camp this summer amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It’s difficult to pick the right time to give you an update. Just like the pandemic itself, the protocols, knowledge gained, and public health guidelines will be changing right up to the summer. The […]

👋 2021 Director Video Message!

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Dear Manitou Families, We hope you and your family are doing well under the circumstances. We are reaching out to let you know that we are thinking of all of you! We have been very busy planning for the upcoming summer and wanted to send a video message to you from our full Director Team. […]

BAYCREST POSTCARD PROJECT

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Dear Manitou Families, The residents at Baycrest need our support! Their daily lives have changed with more isolated time and restrictions on visitors. A group of our 1st year staff are involved in a yearlong initiative where they have committed to an ongoing relationship with a Baycrest resident. Their connections have grown over the past months and [...]

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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by Alec Amato

Dear Manitou Families and Friends: It’s hard to put into words how grateful we are to you, our Manitou community, who has supported us every step of the way through this most challenging year.  We said it so many times last spring, but we will never forget your kindness, selflessness and compassion. Your responses were […]

🎁 GIVE BACK: The Manitou Cares Shoebox Project is here!

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by Alec Amato

As the holiday season is now upon us, it can be hard to find programs to give back in a meaningful way. We are very excited to announce a new partnership project with Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth for the holidays. Eva’s provides shelter, transitional housing and programs for youth experiencing homelessness. They work to empower young […]

THE VE’AHAVTA PROJECT: Join Our Team!

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by Alec Amato

THE VE’AHAVTA PROJECT IS BACK ON NOVEMBER 8TH AND IS NOW VIRTUAL! Join the Manitou Family on Sunday November 8th from 2:00 – 4:00 PM for an afternoon of volunteerism that will inspire you to roll up your sleeves and make a difference. Now more than ever, our actions are needed to propel positivity and change. It’s time to […]

🤝MANITOU CARES: Fall Newsletter

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by Alec Amato

After an unprecedented summer apart, we are looking forward to bringing our Manitou families and staff together to help make a positive impact on those less fortunate. See below for some of our inspiring programs and stay tuned closer to the events for more information and how to sign up! We hope many of you […]

⌛Summer 2020 Time Capsule Project!

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by Alec Amato

Calling all campers! We hope all of you will participate in our Manitou Summer 2020 time capsule project. Write about your highlights and lessons learned from Summer 2020 by filling out this easy form. The time capsule will be buried at camp this fall and in 5 years, at our first fireside of Summer 2025, […]