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A Final Goodbye!

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OH MY! Time sure does fly when you’re having fun! I can’t believe the end of summer 2019 is upon us already, but thankfully we’ve all made some lifelong friends and memories. Last night, we closed out World Games 2019 and crowned Team Brazil victorious! It was a tight race up until the finish line […]

World Games 2019: Day 3!

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It’s another gorgeous Manitou day, and I have a feeling it’s going to be a fantastic final day of World Games 2019! Yesterday’s events made the competition even tighter, and I think it’s going to come down to one final push for both teams! Yesterday, we had an incredibly close Marathon where every camper and […]

World Games 2019: Day 2!

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It’s a beautiful sunny day here at Manitou…perfect weather for Day 2 of World Games 2019! 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 2019: Day 1!

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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again…we have some amazing and talented campers! Last night we were treated to the Senior/C.I.T. theatre show, which was Sweet Charity, and I was blown away. All of the campers were amazing singers and actors, and they put on an absolutely incredible show for the rest of […]

Community Week and Walk of Hope 2019

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WOWEE! It’s been an inspiring couple of days up at camp, and I can’t wait to share with all of you what we’ve been up to! Our annual Community Week has started and it’s been chugging along with some incredible events. For those of you who don’t know, Community Week is when our cabins and […]

Sports and Islands and Talent, Oh My!

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MY OH MY! It’s been a fantastic few days up at Manitou, and there’s so much to tell you all! On Friday, we had Intercamp where we invited Camp Tamakwa to face off against our Manitou athletes. They competed in hockey, basketball, volleyball, climbing, and more! It was a great day for that classic Manitou […]

Amazing Activities and Perfect Programs!

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OH ME OH MY! Yesterday was an incredible day at camp, and I know today will be just as fun! During the day yesterday, lots of our activities teamed up for special days like Creative Arts and Eco Adventure for Artchery, and Culinary Arts and Radio for ASMR Day! It’s always great for our campers […]

Happy Halloween!

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OoOoOoOoOo! Happy Halloween everyone! Yes, I know it’s the middle of the summer, but up at Manitou we have a very special July Halloween! Last night, everyone got dressed up in different costumes and celebrated our annual camp Halloween. Not only did our campers get to trick or treat–with candy given out by our head […]

Friday Night Fireside and More!

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WOWZA! We’ve been having a blast these past few days, and I can’t wait to tell you all about what we’ve been up to! On Friday night we had our first Friday Night Fireside of Second Session, and our campers and staff were all at peace and respectful of our traditions. We started off the […]

Activities Are Starting Back Up Again!

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YIPPEE! Second Session has just started and there’s already fun stuff going on all over camp! Campers had their first day of activities yesterday and it looked like everyone was having a blast! New goals were being set Hockey, Baseball, and Soccer, and projects were getting started at Pottery, Creative Arts, and Woodworking. Campers auditioned […]