Manitou Theater Producer Steve Borowka and Set Designer Tony Dibernardo collaborated on a unique production of MacBeth at the Friends Seminary School in New York City. By Steve BorowkaCamp Manitou has taught me many valuable lessons over the years. But the one that I continue to go back to is this: There is a creative … Continue reading Making Theater Happen Against All Odds
Hunter Kossover launched Manitou's Tumbling program during the 2020 summer. Hunter used the experience to satisfy the requirements for his 13-week university internship. https://videopress.com/v/TGv99Kz7?posterUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fcampmanitoustaff.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2020%2F11%2Fccebd7c6-a916-438c-a31f-75a333a4fe5a.jpg&preloadContent=metadata seeps over East Pond as the warm surface water mingles with the cool morning air. A family of loons calls to each other with spine-chilling hoots that echo softly across the … Continue reading Making an Impact Through A Summer Camp Internship
Jonathan Stepakoff shares stories of his accomplishments and offers advice to current and new staff members. "Step" lives in suburban DC where he works for Capital One. In 2020, he returned to Manitou while working remotely for his full-time job. https://videopress.com/v/ZyQFfzOA?preloadContent=metadata Check out Manitou's LinkedIn Page and this American Camp Association Resource about translating your … Continue reading Growing Up At Manitou
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Hi everyone! Hard to believe we’re coming up on the summer in a few short months. The three of us from New Haven thought we would fill you in on what we’ve been up to when we’re not handing out Band-Aids, staffing the Med Shed and bartering with campers for freeze-pops. Liz: this September was … Continue reading The Healthiest Place at Manitou
Hank Katz (center), who was a High Intermediate Counselor last summer, is studying at the University of Pennsylvania and returns to Manitou in 2020 for his 11th summer. For me, Camp Manitou is a place like no other. In some way, shape, or form, Manitou goes through my mind at least once a day. Whether … Continue reading Counting Down to Camp with Hank
Unit Leader and four-year Manitou veteran, Eric Jonsson, splits time during the "off-season" between Bangalore, India and Reykjavik, Iceland. Wow. It feels like I just left camp the other day. Hard to believe there’s just another 150 days or so, until Summer 2020 starts!I first came to Manitou in 2017. A few of my friends … Continue reading Rocking the “off-season” with Eric
Wow has time flown by. After leaving camp on Sept 24th, I headed down to Virginia to start our new phase in life. It was bittersweet saying goodbye to the few of us that hung in till the very end. It seems I have been nonstop since I left Maine. We found our forever home, … Continue reading Food Touring with Kim
While Wear Manitou Day is a quick celebration and reminder of the depth of our community, many of us wear Manitou almost all of the time. I am always amazed by the chance encounters I have with Manitou people. Since the summer, I've "bumped" into four separate camp families in my neighborhood and crossed paths … Continue reading Wearing Manitou Around the World
While I have volunteered at ManEx at Experience Camps for the past nine summers organizing the final banquet, photo squad and VIT program, I have been extremely fortunate to return to Camp Manitou after a very long break. I was a camper with my two brothers many years ago (to give you an idea of … Continue reading Is That Jon Wells on the Red Carpet?