Growing and Building Skills Former camper Jonathan Merlin works at Manitou as a Cabin Counselor and Baseball instructor. He shares strategies to step into leadership opportunities and roles as a staff member. Click to learn more and apply Resources Lost Boys: Finding Their Way at Summer Camp is a helpful reminder of why boys find success in single-gender … Continue reading Growing and Building Skills

Communication and Collaboration The latest episode of Staff Stories features Unit Leader Emily Serridge, who shares advice on how to communicate and collaborate with co-counselors. Resources For most of our staff members, working at Manitou will not be your full-time job. The authors of this blog post share ways they used their experience to make connections with … Continue reading Communication and Collaboration

Becoming A Camp Counselor Former camper and current counselor Sam Selig shares about why he returns to Manitou, his summer goals, and how he's adapted to life as a camp counselor. Click to add a reminder to your calendar to join the Office Hour Resources Did you miss a recent email? Catch up on what's happening by viewing … Continue reading Becoming A Camp Counselor

First Summer Reflections: Building Meaningful Relationships Is Key to Success

Aria Tung (center), was a first-year counselor in 2020. An important outcome of her experience was her ability to build terrific relationships with her campers, co-counselors, and supervisors. Resources Caring for Others: Vail Resorts psychologist (and Manitou Head Counselor), Dr. Corey Levy, provides helpful tips on how to engage with a friend, family member … Continue reading First Summer Reflections: Building Meaningful Relationships Is Key to Success