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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 […]

Update on Summer 2020

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by Sydney Wilson

Firstly, and most importantly we hope you are dealing with this new reality in as healthy a way as possible, not just physically, but emotionally.  We are there for you and will continue to do whatever we can for you – our precious Manitou community.  If you or a loved one, a grandparent or anyone […]

Partnering with Parents: How to talk to your children about today’s challenges

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by Sydney Wilson

March 13, 2020 Dear Manitou parents and friends: By now we hope you’ve had a chance to read our initial e-mail update that was sent out Monday. We continue to be privy to the most current information as the Ontario Camp Association COVID-19 task force includes Manitou’s co-owner Mark Diamond.    We thought we would […]

COVID-19 UPDATE

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by Sydney Wilson

March 9, 2020 Dear Manitou families: We are writing today to update you on the effect that COVID-19 may have on your child(ren) and the entire Manitou community. We wish to be proactive in terms of communication, even though camp is still 110 days away.  As you are aware, this is a fast-changing, fluid situation […]

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 […]