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Growing and Building Skills

https://vimeo.com/campmanitouforboys/merlinstaffstory 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

https://videopress.com/v/O6um20Fj?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&posterUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fcampmanitoustaff.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2022%2F05%2FIMG_2277.jpeg&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true 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

https://videopress.com/v/eqTxDS2Z?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true 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. https://videopress.com/v/W7ZWIKpj?posterUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fcampmanitoustaff.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2021%2F01%2FIMG_7913.jpg&preloadContent=metadata 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