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Discover Your Character Powers on May 28th!

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by Alec Amato

CHARACTER POWERS PROGRAM: MAY 28TH! We are excited to announce our partnership with Character Powers, which is a social and emotional learning activity for the whole family that emphasizes positivity and wellness. Please RSVP below to join us on Thursday, May 28th at 7:00 PM EST on ZOOM for what is sure to be an inspiring […]

Fireside Recap & Virtual Programming

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by Alec Amato

Greetings! Thank you to everyone who joined us on Thursday night for our 2nd Virtual Fireside on YouTube. We know that is a very difficult time for all of us and we hope that coming together offered a much needed sense of community. Thank you for sticking with us through the technical difficulties – who […]

Final Update on Summer 2020

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by Alec Amato

Dear Manitou Families, Staff and Friends: Thank you for all your wonderful messages of support during these unprecedented times. Normally at this juncture we would have been focused on site preparation, leadership training, program development and review of camper application, medical and information forms. Instead, each day is filled with obtaining advice from numerous physicians, […]

2nd Virtual Fireside & Partnering With Parents

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by Alec Amato

We hope everyone enjoyed our Week 7 virtual programming. From baking delicious cookies to making hilarious mad libs, being able to come together as a Manitou family during these times of isolation has never been more important. If you missed Arly’s baking takeover, you can download the recipe HERE to make your own batch of cookies! […]

New Update on Summer 2020

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by Alec Amato

Dear Manitou Families, We hope that you and your families are healthy at home and coping well with the current climate. We are now able to provide an update for summer 2020. It’s crazy to think that just six weeks ago, we were all in the office, discussing World Games teams, planning exciting new programs, […]

Give Back with Shop to Share & More Virtual Programming!

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by Alec Amato

We hope that you enjoyed our special edition “Late Night” Instagram LIVE takeovers this past week! From heart-warming concerts to hilarious bedtime stories, we loved ending our long days together as a Manitou family and feeling a much needed sense of community during this time of isolation. The good news is that our virtual programming […]

Special Late Night Takeovers: Concerts & Bedtime Stories!

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by Alec Amato

We are excited to announce that this week our Instagram LIVE Takeovers have a special theme…Late Night! Cozy up in your manitou sweats after a long day and get ready for evening concerts and bedtime stories at 8:00 PM EST from camp legends both past and present. It all kicks off tomorrow with a Saturday evening concert […]

WEEK 4: Our Virtual Programming Continues!

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by Alec Amato

From baking and BBQs to workouts and “water sports” – Week 3 of our Instagram takeovers was another huge success at our new time of 5:00 PM EST. We know how important it is for us to connect as a Manitou family during these complex times and we hope you and your family continue to […]

Virtual Programming Continues: Instagram LIVE Takeover, Super Duper Clean-Up & More!

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by Sydney Wilson
Week 1 of our Instagram Takeovers has been a resounding success so far! Thank you to everyone who has tuned in at 4:00 PM EST - being able to have a way to connect with the camp community every day is so important during this time. Please know if you are not able to join [...]

First Virtual Fireside

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by Sydney Wilson

In these times, being able to come together as a community is more important than ever. We hope you can join us this Friday Night at 7:00 PM EST, for our 1st Virtual Fireside for a special evening. At Fireside, we take time out of our week to slow down and think about what we […]