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Rudy Valadez, Executive Chef Snow is still falling and the cold will not leave; a sleeping giant is starting to stir with thoughts of sunshine, laughter, and the warmth from the stove, ovens, and the clanking of pots and pans. … Continued
Pat Soldan, Operations Director With each passing day in my new role as Operations Director, I learn more and more about what makes the Manito-wish experience so unique. I am excited to step into our 100th camping season and to … Continued
Camp Director, Tracy Watson I can’t wait to celebrate 100 years of Camp. I am anxiously awaiting Opening Days when I can welcome all of our returning and new campers during our 100th year of providing innovative leadership experiences for … Continued
Ally Sheehan, Summer Program Director In a few short months we will welcome our summer staff, and only weeks after that we will welcome our Summer Camp participants. Our seasonal staff is very excited to become part of this historical … Continued
Mark Zanoni, Leadership Program Outreach Director Sean Hurtubise, Leadership Program Director After providing group programming for 11 of the past 12 months, the Leadership Program is continuing its evolution towards year-round service. January and February proved to be a particularly … Continued
Hello fellow travelers, As we look ahead to the summer of 2018 and beyond to our second century of service, I am inspired by the multitude of beautiful, challenging, and life-changing wilderness experiences that Camp Manito-wish will offer for our … Continued
Save the Date! Camp Manito-wish YMCA, YMCA Camp Menogyn, and YMCA Camp Widjiwagan are excited to host the 6th annual Midwest Risk Management Symposium (affectionately known as “the MR.MS.”). The Midwest Risk Management Symposium is an annual conference that provides … Continued