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Manitou Mosquito 2nd Edition

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WE LOVE CABIN ACTIVITY NIGHTS!!!!

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Lots of people know about the incredible 34 activities at Manitou, but it’s the cabin activities that can truly make these kids’ summers complete. Cabin activities that happen three times a week at Manitou are not necessarily about a having a specific activity as a cabin, but rather about having kids participate in creative, off [...]

It’s Sunday night, must be Homeburgers!

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Celebrate me home! It sure does feel a lot like home today as we welcomed back campers arriving from the beautiful Killarney and Algonquin Provincial Park from 4 and 5-day canoe trips and we also welcomed home over 65 Fresh and Soph campers who spent the day competing for the Moose on the intercamp sports [...]

THE POWER OF ONE

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Our Manitou theme for the summer is the ‘POWER OF ONE’ and how one person can make a difference in the lives of others no matter what age they are, background or where they are from. Last night we had our Freshkids’ present after our candle ceremony honouring one child from each unit for representing [...]

Being a Camp Counsellor

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Last night we had our weekly staff meeting and Jeff and Mark spoke about how the entire staff pushed through one of the greatest weeks ever despite the challenges of the weather. More staff than ever have clearly demonstrated they are here for the kids and are so supportive of each other. Below is a […]

2017 First Edition Mosquito Newspaper

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Happy 4th of July!

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After basking in a sea of red and white for our exciting Canada 150 celebrations, the enthusiasm at camp couldn't be higher! Chef William treated us royally on July 1st with Red and White Waffles followed by some world class poutine at lunch - a real Canadian hit! Today we celebrated our US campers and [...]

The First Days of Camp Kick Off with an Inspiring Fireside

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Camp has started off as smooth as ever!  The sun was even shining for much of Friday although today is pretty darn wet and stormy. But we got through it with a fun music lunch that went into rest hour! But speaking of Friday, Friday Night Fireside continued to be an inspiring event for the [...]

Staff Training is Preparing Us for the Best Summer Ever!

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Everyone knows that all summer long we say it’s the “Best summer ever.” Well, this year we clearly have one of the most dedicated, kindest group of staff you will ever find.  The old-timers keep coming up to us remarking on how the new staff are just such good people and fit in so well.  [...]

It may be a bit damp and cold but the staff training is warming us all up!

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After three days of head staff training, the rest of our counsellor team arrived at camp on Saturday and we can already see that the staff of 2017 are going to be as incredible as ever. One of our staff members from Mexico spoke today during our talk on “rules and what it means to [...]