About Us
Photo Manitou Magic

A friendly, inclusive, and intentional community of enthusiastic campers and supportive adults creates the magic of a summer at Manitou.

Photo Meet the Directors

Meet Jon, Sara, Dave and Lisa, the owners and directors of Camp Manitou for boys. Jon and Dave, former campers and bunkmates, have been at Manitou for nearly 30 years.

Photo Leadership Staff

Leadership staff continuity is a hallmark of Manitou. Overseeing our campers and staff is a passionate team of professional educators, coaches and specialists. Many have made Manitou their summer home for years.

Photo Where We Come From

Manitou campers and staff travel to Maine from across the country and around the world. Explore a map showing the geographic diversity of Manitou’s community.

Photo Manitou Distinctives

A rich history. A diverse camp program. Leadership training. Homey cabins. Lifetime benefits. Learn what sets our camp apart.

Photo Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about your first summer at camp? Let us answer them—from who the directors are and the staff we hire, to all the brass tacks about food, bunk life, activities, etc.

Sessions
Photo Summer 2017

Summer dates, prices, and the details on what makes each session unique. Also includes a calendar covering events from the summer and the off-season.

Activities
Photo A Summer of Arts & Athletics

Land sports. Water sports. Creative arts. Special events. Camp trips. Not to mention much, much, more. Manitou has it all!

Photo Tour of Camp

Explore our property, learn about our amazing facilities, and get a closer look at the activities we offer.

Education
Photo The Camp Advantage

The critical skills kids need are not taught in traditional school settings. Communication, collaboration, creativity, grit, and empathy are taught, and practiced, every day at Manitou.

Photo Teen Leadership Program

Our goal is to lay the foundation for dedicated campers to become involved, passionate community members who possess the skill-set to be leaders both in and out of camp, and on their journey into adulthood.

Parents
Photo Parent Guide

Everything you need to know to get your son, and yourself, ready for the summer. You will also find articles on parenting, camping, and more collected by the Manitou staff. We wrote a few of our own as well.

Photo Communicating with Your Camper

Does a summer away from your son seem daunting? Here’s how you’ll keep in touch with him while he’s in Maine.

Photo Health & Safety

With a state-of-the-art health center and strict compliance with ACA safety standards, Manitou keeps the summer as safe as it is fun.

Photo Travel to Camp

The low-down on getting to camp, places to stay, and some fun things to do in Maine.

Staff
Photo A Summer Job at Manitou

Earn more than money with the experience of leadership at camp. We look for gifted men and women to make each summer amazing. Have you got what it takes?

Photo Staff FAQs

Owner, Director, and former counselor Dave Schiff delves into the details of being a counselor at Manitou. Get your questions answered!

Photo Staff Resources

Serving on our staff is a heavy responsibility, but the knowledge and insights collected here will ease the load.

Events
Photo Visiting Camp

Considering camp? Come visit this summer! Parents and sons are welcome alike – we’ll make you feel right at home.

Photo Father/Son Weekend

When the summer ends the fun doesn’t. First up: Fathers and Sons enjoy camp life together during one action-packed weekend.

Photo Winter Events

The rumors are true: we get a fair amount of snow up here. Good thing there are some excellent ski options in New England. Check out ’Tou on Snow!

Alumni
Photo The Lifetime Network

Keep up with Manitou via Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Join the Alumni Association. Learn about opportunties to give and volunteer.

Dining
Photo Dining at Manitou

Wherever the horror stories about bad camp food came from, we’re certain it wasn’t from here. We serve meals worthy of a boy’s appetite!

Videos
Photo See Manitou in Action

By now you’ve read a lot about Manitou. Now it’s time to watch us in action.

Rentals
Photo Wedding & Facility Rentals

Weddings. Bar/Bat Mitzvahs. Birthday parties. Corporate Retreats. Whatever your event, you should host it here.

Photo Camp Eastwood

Camp Eastwood combines the nature of Maine with the convenience of brand-new amenities to create an ideal setting for camps, weddings, corporate, wellness, family, or spiritual retreats.

Give
Photo Experience Camps for Grieving Children

Experience Camps offers a one-week summer camp for boys who have experienced a significant death-loss. This camp helps build confidence, encourage laughter, and navigate grief through friendship, teamwork, activities, and the common bond of loss.

Etc.
Photo Acting Manitou

An overnight summer drama camp in Maine for dedicated actors and actresses ages 11-17.

News

About Us Photo Manitou Magic

A friendly, inclusive, and intentional community of enthusiastic campers and supportive adults creates the magic of a summer at Manitou.

Photo Meet the Directors

Meet Jon, Sara, Dave and Lisa, the owners and directors of Camp Manitou for boys. Jon and Dave, former campers and bunkmates, have been at Manitou for nearly 30 years.

Photo Leadership Staff

Leadership staff continuity is a hallmark of Manitou. Overseeing our campers and staff is a passionate team of professional educators, coaches and specialists. Many have made Manitou their summer home for years.

Photo Where We Come From

Manitou campers and staff travel to Maine from across the country and around the world. Explore a map showing the geographic diversity of Manitou’s community.

Photo Manitou Distinctives

A rich history. A diverse camp program. Leadership training. Homey cabins. Lifetime benefits. Learn what sets our camp apart.

Photo Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about your first summer at camp? Let us answer them—from who the directors are and the staff we hire, to all the brass tacks about food, bunk life, activities, etc.

Sessions Photo Summer 2017

Summer dates, prices, and the details on what makes each session unique. Also includes a calendar covering events from the summer and the off-season.

Activities Photo A Summer of Arts & Athletics

Land sports. Water sports. Creative arts. Special events. Camp trips. Not to mention much, much, more. Manitou has it all!

Photo Tour of Camp

Explore our property, learn about our amazing facilities, and get a closer look at the activities we offer.

Education Photo The Camp Advantage

The critical skills kids need are not taught in traditional school settings. Communication, collaboration, creativity, grit, and empathy are taught, and practiced, every day at Manitou.

Photo Teen Leadership Program

Our goal is to lay the foundation for dedicated campers to become involved, passionate community members who possess the skill-set to be leaders both in and out of camp, and on their journey into adulthood.

Parents Photo Parent Guide

Everything you need to know to get your son, and yourself, ready for the summer. You will also find articles on parenting, camping, and more collected by the Manitou staff. We wrote a few of our own as well.

Photo Communicating with Your Camper

Does a summer away from your son seem daunting? Here’s how you’ll keep in touch with him while he’s in Maine.

Photo Health & Safety

With a state-of-the-art health center and strict compliance with ACA safety standards, Manitou keeps the summer as safe as it is fun.

Photo Travel to Camp

The low-down on getting to camp, places to stay, and some fun things to do in Maine.

Staff Photo A Summer Job at Manitou

Earn more than money with the experience of leadership at camp. We look for gifted men and women to make each summer amazing. Have you got what it takes?

Photo Staff FAQs

Owner, Director, and former counselor Dave Schiff delves into the details of being a counselor at Manitou. Get your questions answered!

Photo Staff Resources

Serving on our staff is a heavy responsibility, but the knowledge and insights collected here will ease the load.

Events Photo Visiting Camp

Considering camp? Come visit this summer! Parents and sons are welcome alike – we’ll make you feel right at home.

Photo Father/Son Weekend

When the summer ends the fun doesn’t. First up: Fathers and Sons enjoy camp life together during one action-packed weekend.

Photo Winter Events

The rumors are true: we get a fair amount of snow up here. Good thing there are some excellent ski options in New England. Check out ’Tou on Snow!

Alumni Photo The Lifetime Network

Keep up with Manitou via Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Join the Alumni Association. Learn about opportunties to give and volunteer.

Dining Photo Dining at Manitou

Wherever the horror stories about bad camp food came from, we’re certain it wasn’t from here. We serve meals worthy of a boy’s appetite!

Videos Photo See Manitou in Action

By now you’ve read a lot about Manitou. Now it’s time to watch us in action.

Rentals Photo Wedding & Facility Rentals

Weddings. Bar/Bat Mitzvahs. Birthday parties. Corporate Retreats. Whatever your event, you should host it here.

Photo Camp Eastwood

Camp Eastwood combines the nature of Maine with the convenience of brand-new amenities to create an ideal setting for camps, weddings, corporate, wellness, family, or spiritual retreats.

Give Photo Experience Camps for Grieving Children

Experience Camps offers a one-week summer camp for boys who have experienced a significant death-loss. This camp helps build confidence, encourage laughter, and navigate grief through friendship, teamwork, activities, and the common bond of loss.

Etc. Photo Acting Manitou

An overnight summer drama camp in Maine for dedicated actors and actresses ages 11-17.

News

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