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A Thursday Thriller!

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Second Session is just flying by and we’ve had some very exciting days here at Manitou that I want to tell you about! Yesterday was a thrilling Thursday, as always, that was filled with fun and sun! For those readers who are new this session, our Thursdays are a special day at camp where we […]

Splish Splashing in the Manitou Rain!

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We all woke up to the pitter patter of rain this morning, and to the first real rain day of this Manitou summer! But the rainy weather never gets us down at camp…we have a blast no matter what the weather is! All of our campers and staff arrived to breakfast in their brightly coloured […]

A Spooky Manitou Halloween!

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It’s another sunshine-y day at Manitou today! I woke up to another beautiful day and to a lot of smiling faces. Our L.I.T.s (Leaders in Training—second year seniors) left this morning to go on their annual rafting trip, and I could tell they were all super excited for the adventures they were about to have! […]

A Very Special Fireside

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It was another beautiful night yesterday, and before heading down to our weekly Friday Night Fireside spot overlooking the majestic Lake Manitouwabing, we had the entire camp meet us at Dave’s Place, a new sunset firepit that was built to honour the legacy of David Sheffe. Below you can read what Mark and Jeff said […]

Activities Galore!

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The past couple days at Manitou have been action-packed with activities, and I’m so excited to share all of our camp happenings with you! Our campers have been going to the activities they chose for themselves, and it’s so fun to see everyone trying new things, or even excelling at programs they’ve done before. Plus, […]

A Second Session Snapshot!

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Second Session has officially started! Yesterday we had some rainy weather, but you couldn’t even tell with all the bright, smiling faces hopping off the bus! We had campers new and old arrive to their home away from home, and I can’t wait to see them all at their activities and participating in camp. After […]

Heading to the Finish Line!

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We’re always busy bees at Manitou! Even today, the last day of First Session, we’re still running activities so our campers can have one more chance to do what they love! It’s the final ski, tennis match, hockey game, and I’ve even seen campers putting their finishing touches on bracelets, tables, or teapots that they […]

Visitors Day and Tribal Games 2018

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The end of first session is near, and even though it makes me sad, we still have so many fun things going on at camp! On Friday night, we saw another fantastic edition of the Dance Show, where our dance campers showed off their modern dance, hip-hop, and tap skills. They were incredible, and I […]

We’re Wrapping Up!

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Even though first session is coming to a close, and today is the last activity day, there are still so many exciting things happening around camp! Even today, on this gorgeous sun-filled Friday, we are celebrating Pajama Day! Everyone is wearing their best set of PJs or onesies around camp, and making their nighttime wear […]

A Canoe Trip to Remember

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I woke up today and couldn’t believe that first session had flown by so quickly! We’ve had so many beautiful days filled with fun, that I hadn’t even noticed the days going by! I thought that since today was one of the last activity days of this month, I would go and explore what’s going […]