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First Week Recap!

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by Alec Amato
The weather is warming up and activities are in full swing here at Manitou! The end of our first full week of camp is approaching and so much has happened already. All week, our Freshkids and Sophomore thespians have been hard at work preparing to put on the musical ‘Annie’ for the whole camp. You [...]

Bring on Manitou ’22!

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Summer 2022 has begun, and it feels like Manitou has come back to life once again! After months of planning for, and dreaming about, this summer, our campers and staff are back together in their favourite place. Nothing makes us happier than hearing the sounds of campers and staff laughing and chatting filling up the camp. It’s […]

🤝 Partnering with Parents: The Summer of Fun!

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by Alec Amato

Dear Manitou Parents, Our mantra at Manitou has always been that the easy part of camp is giving kids good old-fashioned fun, but camp is a lot more than that. For this summer though, we may say otherwise. This summer we have decided that more than ever, we want to wholeheartedly embrace the foundation of […]

💌 Letters from your Unit Heads!

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Dear Manitou Families, We are eagerly counting down the days until we officially kick off Summer 2022. Our entire Unit Head team can’t wait to welcome our campers both new and old for what is guaranteed to be the BEST SUMMER EVER! To help introduce themselves, each of our Unit Heads has written a letter […]

🚀1ST SESSION CAMPERS & STAFF: July 11th is Space Day!👽

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CALLING ALL 1ST SESSION CAMPERS & STAFF! Dear First Session Campers and Staff, You are OFFICIALLY invited to go boldly where no camper has gone before. Mark your calendars because July 11th, 2022 at Manitou is…SPACE DAY! Get ready for a day filled with exciting programs and MANY special surprises. HOW CAN I MAKE SURE I’M READY TO LAUNCH INTO […]

👕 Manitou Clothing Order/Authorization

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MANITOU CAMP CLOTHING STORE Dear Manitou Parents and Campers: This year’s incredible Manitou swag is currently on it’s way to the Manitou Tuck shop and is our coolest and coziest collection yet! There are 3 ways to purchase Manitou Clothing this summer (forms must be completed for each child separately): 1. Add a deposit to your child’s camp […]

💌 2022 Alumni Mooseprints

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by Alec Amato

Dear Alumni, We are excited to share with you a brand new edition of our Alumni Mooseprints with contributions from Landon Wexler, Sarah Spitz, Gabi Kaplan & Jamie Gorlick, and Christine McNicol. We always love to hear your Manitou memories and stories so please don’t hesitate to reach out and share! As a Manitou alumni, there […]

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 [...]

🏒 The Manitou Hockey Playoff Pool is Back!

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by Alec Amato

Dear Manitou Community, Once again, the Manitou Hockey Playoff Pool is back! With more time spent at home right now in our Manitou sweats cheering on the Leafs, we have become even more invested in this year’s NHL season! We are excited to announce that we have joined forces with The Playoff Hockey Challenge & Auction […]

🇺🇦 Help us Support Ukraine

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by Alec Amato

Dear Camp Manitou Community, I’m sure that you, like us are deeply troubled by the war currently unfolding in Ukraine. It is time as part of our ManitouCares program that we encourage our community to get involved to help. After reviewing so many excellent organizations we have found a very special fundraising program through a charity called Hashomer […]