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Camp Manitou
summer camp
Type:  Overnight
Gender:  Boys
Focus:  Sports
Website:  campmanitou.com external link
Winter Phone:  800-326-1916
Profile updated: 6/10/06    Submit profile update    Subscribe to profile updates

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Rating: 4.9 out of 5 based on 16 reviews.

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Click to report rating    5/4/14   5     5     5     5     5   I'm a camper and manitou is the greatest place on earth. RID: 47277
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Click to report rating    8/13/13   5     5     5     5     5   Best time of my life, went to manitou for 7 years. Will cherish memories and friends from manitou for the rest of my life. RID: 45654
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Click to report rating    4/21/13   5     5     5     5     5   this camp is awesome. there are so many fun activities to choose from. the staff is really nice. this will be my 3rd year and i plan on many more. RID: 44322
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Click to report rating    10/4/10   4     5     5     4     5   it was a fun summer. i liked all the new friends i made. there were a lot of sports and stuff to do during the day. RID: 34186
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Click to report rating    5/26/10   5     5     5     5     5   It's expensive but well worth the price. The children are well taken care of and have access to the best of everything but they are not pampered or spoiled. We couldn't be happier! RID: 32840
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 3/5/10   5     5     5     5     5   Great camp! This is the best all boys camp in the northeast! I know people might think it is far because it is in Maine but it is well worth it instead of any closer camp! RID: 32281
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Click to report rating    2/22/10   5     5     5     5     5   My son went there for his first time last summer for the first session and is going back for the whole summer this time. He is an average athlete with interest in music as well. He did not find it overly competitive and loved being part of the team. I don't think anyone makes you feel bad for your performance but encourage you to do your best. He loved making his own schedule and learned to water ski and was inspired to do a play for the first time. There are so many different activities to choose from and the instruction level and facilities are awesome. It is not just a sports camp like Takajo or Cedar--- there are many other things to do but you have to like sports and participate in color war and college league but they make it really fun! RID: 32229
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     7/3/09   SYSTEM: 2 positive duplicate or disallowed ratings automatically removed 
Click to report rating    2/9/09   5     5     5     5     5   unbelievable programs - blown away by quality of instructional and facilities. great sports - even better spirit RID: 28901
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Click to report rating    1/4/08   4     5     5     5     5   Manitou is awsome. You do all cool stuff and never get sick of it. The food there is good enough to still enjoy the camp. you will have an amazing summer if u go to this camp. RID: 18613
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Click to report rating    5/17/07   4     4     5     5     5   Manitou is the greatest camp. If u r lookin for a good camp that has everythin this is it RID: 10908
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Click to report rating    5/16/07   5     5     5     5     5   WOW. This camp is as good as it gets. The counselors are smart and attentive, The schedule is flexible, the head staff cares and sticks around, many privelegese, but the people are nice, it has great camp experience and its just a great, good-sized place. It's really amazing. RID: 10861
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Click to report rating    4/30/07   5     5     5     5     5   This is THE best camp ever. I go there and couldn't be happier. It is a sports based camp with tons of athletic fields and facilities. The focal point of Manitou competition comes in the form of "College League" and "Color War." In both competitions, the camp is divided into 4/2 teams which will compete against each other. College League last 6 weeks so you really get to know your team as you compete for them twice or three times a week in athletic events and once a week in a supplementary event (ie..scavenger hunt). Although it doesn't take up all of your time, College League is an incredible bonding experience. Each team also performs one play which is judged and earns points for your team and the end of College League is marked by a night in which 3 songs and a skit are preformed by each team. Color War is a lot of the same although it only lasts four days and you compete all day, it is almost like the army as there are very strict rules you must follow. In all - go maroon and gray! RID: 10327
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Click to report rating    1/28/07   5     5     5     5     5   This is a fun camp where you put on a play at the end and there are so many activiies to do and nice people. Very cool camp. RID: 7290
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Click to report rating    11/16/06   5     5     5     5     5   Camp Manitou made me the person I am today...the world of camp manitou keeps you sheltered from the realities of the real world for 2 months out of the year. RID: 5030
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 11/16/06   5     5     5     5     5   Perception often lags reality. Manitou experienced a rocky transition when the venerable Marcus family sold the camp to a couple long-time campers a decade ago, but the camp has reached new heights during the last three summers, and it only seems to be getting better. Ownership is truly committed to making Manitou the greatest place in the world. In the last year they have built a new state-of-art creative center, infirmiry, office and have just broken ground on a 15,000-ft indoor sports complex. If you are grooming your son to be a professional athlete, there are probably better places to send him for the summer. But if you want him to be experience a balance of athletic, waterfront and creative activities while basking in an incredibly supportive happy environment, Manitou is the place to go. Just realize that once you send him there, he won't ever want to stop going. RID: 5024
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Click to report rating    11/16/06   5     5     5     5     4   since the ownership changed in the late 90's this camp has increased in popularity due to the younger directors who seem to be more in touch with the youth of today. it's a shame that the girls camp down from them can't be run in the same manner. RID: 5023
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