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Overnight Camp

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Overnight Camp

- $750

Ages: Completed 2nd-8th Grades Co-Ed

Experience a week where the outdoors is the center of FUN and lasting friendships are made.  During our Overnight Camp, your camper will enjoy traditional camp activities, from the opening campfire to arts and crafts, boating, swimming and our farewell fire on the closing night of camp. Our dynamic programming curriculum allows each campers’ experience to grow every year. As campers get older, they are able to add new components to traditional activities and brand new opportunities to their YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin experience.

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Overnight Camp

- $750

Ages: Completed 2nd-8th Grades Co-Ed
WeekDatesTheme
1June 12-17Adventureland
2June 19-24Green Machine
3June 26-July 1Splash Week
4July 3-8 (Camp Corral)All-American Road Trip
5July 10-15Harry Potter
6July 17-22Star Wars
7July 24-29Thrillers & Chillers
8July 31-August 5Barlowfest
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Horse Overnight Camp

- $875

Ages: Completed 2nd-8th Grades Co-Ed

If you are looking for a more in-depth riding experience, and love to spend time with horses, this camp is for you! Get to know the horses, as well as how to care for and feed them. Campers will be placed in groups according to their experience level – from beginner to advanced – and will participate in daily riding lessons. Our lessons include learning and/or refining English and Western styles, with opportunities for trail rides, vaulting, round penning, roping, driving, and much more. Includes an equine-related trip or guest speaker.  Campers will also be able to participate in traditional camp activities.

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Horse Overnight Camp

- $875

Ages: Completed 2nd-8th Grades Co-Ed
WeekDateTheme
1June 12-17Adventureland
2June 19-24Green Machine
3June 26-July 1Splash Week
4July 3-8All-American Road Trip
5July 10-15Harry Potter
6July 17-22Star Wars
7July 24-29Thrillers & Chillers
8July 31-August 5Barlowfest
9August 7-12 (Advanced)Once Upon a Time
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Leaders-In-Training (LIT)

- $875

Ages: Completed 9th Grade Co-Ed

The LIT program allow teen campers to explore their leadership skills while developing good character qualities, participating in service learning and enjoying camp activities. This two-week program focuses on developing leadership skills during the first week as a group. The second week, the LITs will participate in a South Manitou Island backpacking trip. This program is a must to become a Counselor-in-Training or Junior Counselor.

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Leaders-In-Training (LIT)

- $875

Ages: Completed 9th Grade Co-Ed
WeekDate
1/2June 12-24
3/4June 26 – July 8
5/6July 10-22
7/8July 24 – August 5
YMCA Camp Manitou Lin Mini Camp

Mini Camp

- $436

Ages: Completed K-4th Grades Co-Ed

Want to try Overnight Camp for the first time? Test the waters with Mini Camp – a condensed version that runs 3 days and 2 nights long. Campers can choose to come Sunday through Tuesday or Wednesday through Friday to get a taste of what Overnight Camp is all about.

YMCA Camp Manitou Lin Mini Camp

Mini Camp

- $436

Ages: Completed K-4th Grades Co-Ed
WeekDateCamp Theme
1June 12-14 or June 15-17Adventureland
2June 19-21 or June 22-24Green Machine
8July 31-August 2 or August 3-5Barlowfest
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Counselor-In-Training (CIT)

- $751

Ages: Completed 10th Grade Co-Ed

The CIT program allows our oldest teen campers to learn about youth development through the lens of a camp staff member during this two-week program. After completing the program, participants can apply to serve as a Junior Counselor for the following summer, the next step before becoming a YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin staff member.

*Includes Horse Instructor Training
The HIT program allows our oldest teen campers to learn about youth development through the lens of a camp staff member during this two-week program. After completing the program, participants can apply to serve as a Junior Counselor for the following summer, the next step before becoming a YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin staff member.

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Counselor-In-Training (CIT)

- $751

Ages: Completed 10th Grade Co-Ed
WeekDate
1/2June 12-24
3/4June 26 – July 8
5/6July 10-22
7/8July 24 – August 5

Theme Weeks

Each week of Overnight Camp is uniquely themed to add some fun and excitement to the mix. The week will contain additional activities that correspond to the theme.

Adventureland

Take a step into a world of adventure with cowboys, bandits, and jungle explorers. Grab your cowboy hats and get ready to have a week filled with double the adventure!

Green Machine

Do you have a love of nature? Do you want to learn how to compost and recycle? Spend a week in the great outdoors of Camp Manitou-Lin learning more about our ecosystem and everything that lives in it.

Splash Week

Ahoy matey! Campers will experience a week of pirates, mermaids, and other sea creatures. This week we will explore all things under the sea and create a splash of fun!

Harry Potter

Your acceptance letter has arrived! Hop on Platform 9 & 3/4 to YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin. No matter which house you belong to, each little wizard will have an enchanting good time making wands, learning spells, and learning the secrets of an amazing experience at camp!

Star Wars

A long time ago in a camp NOT so far away… It’s time to blast off into the galaxy and bring your droids and light sabers with you! It’s the Return of Star Wars week at YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin. Fly your Millennium Falcon down to camp and prepare to have an amazing time. The force is strong with your camper during this fun week.

Thrillers & Chillers

Does Old Man Barlow have something up his sleeve? Grab your magnifying glass and detective coat so you can get ready to solve the biggest mystery that Camp Manitou-Lin has ever seen. Mystery Incorporated has nothing on you!

All American Road Trip

Join us as we experience the best thing since sliced bread: a road trip! This week will be filled with learning about our national parks, Route 66, and other American landmarks. Get ready for the trip of a lifetime!

Barlowfest

Peace, love and slushies! Camp is bringing the excitement of the 60s through the power of music and flowers! We will end the week with the biggest tie-dye festival Camp Manitou-Lin has ever seen!

Once Upon a Time

... there lived a group of campers who slayed dragons, lived in castles, and hunted ogres! Bring your best costume and get excited as we celebrate your favorite classic fairytale characters.

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