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Camp Yoga 2022 at Manitou!

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by Alec Amato
Whether you are a long time Manitou alumni or a parent of our campers - there is always a longing to spend the weekend up at Manitou as an adult. We’ve been fortunate enough to host Camp Yoga at Manitou since 2015. It isn’t very often that the public can come up to camp, and [...]

🤝 Manitou Cares February Newsletter!

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by Alec Amato

JOIN US FOR THE COLDEST NIGHT OF THE YEAR Calling all families, staff and alumni! Please join us on Saturday, February 26th for the Coldest Night of the Year, a global family-friendly fundraiser and walk that supports organizations who provide essential care to individuals experiencing homelessness. We will be joined by Ve’ahavta, and have the […]

❄️ Happy Holidays!

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by Alec Amato

To Our Manitou Family: We wanted to take this opportunity to reach out to you and say thank you for your continued and unwavering support. This past summer, and throughout the past two years, our families and staff have been so patient and understanding with us and reflecting on that kindness brings us so much […]

🎁 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 be continuing our 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 […]

🤝 LAST CHANCE: Join us for The Ve’ahavta Project!

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by Alec Amato

LAST CHANCE TO SIGN UP – DEADLINE THIS FRIDAY! Looking for a meaningful way to giveback with your family? Join our Camp Manitou Team on Sunday December 5th from 1:00 PM – 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, we […]

📣 NOW OPEN: Rookie Day Application!

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by Alec Amato

Greetings! We are excited to announce that registration for our Rookie Day Program is now open for 2022! Children age 6-9 can enjoy Manitou’s annual ‘Rookie Day’ first time camper experience on Saturday, July 16th! They will get a taste of the activities and the wonderful community of Manitou as a full-fledged one-day camper. Most importantly, our Rookie’s […]

📺 Our 2021 Video Gallery is LIVE!

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by Alec Amato

As we continue to enjoy the beautiful fall weather, we can’t help but look back fondly on our incredible 2021 camp season. We are pleased to announce that all of our videos from this past summer are all finally officially posted in our video archive! Click the image below to access the gallery relive the magic […]

Exciting News to Share

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by Alec Amato

Dear Manitou Families and Friends: As the golden days of summer fade and the seasons shift, we find this year holding particular significance. When we bought Camp Manitou 23 years ago, our mission was to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary. We took the best of what traditional camps offered, but then challenged ourselves to […]

🤝 MANITOU CARES: Fall Newsletter

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by Alec Amato
After an incredible summer, we are looking forward to continuing the magic of camp by connecting with our Manitou families to help make a positive impact on those less fortunate. Our community efforts throughout the summer at camp is only the first step. In spite of the ongoing pandemic, Manitou remains committed to supporting many life [...]

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 […]