Leaders don’t follow a single path and the same is true for leadership development.

At Manito-wish, it’s not just a wall to be climbed or a ropes course to navigate. It’s a thoughtful, deliberate process that begins with careful consideration of your goals and your group. We review participants’ ages, experience and comfort levels, and craft a fully customized plan to achieve the greatest positive outcomes.

Each unique plan is created by our Leadership Program experts, drawn from four major resources areas:

The Manito-wish Leadership Center

The central hub for our Leadership Program, providing a warm and welcoming environment, multiple levels and flexible space for a variety of leadership exercises, from an indoor climbing wall and library to activity areas and classrooms.

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leadership center from inside by fireplace

Experiential Programming

Many of our leadership development initiatives are hands-on in nature, drawn from an expansive library of leadership related exercises, activities and challenges.

Lange Challenge Course

This outdoor facility accommodates a range of leadership development exercises administered via a variety of structures and settings, including high and low challenge and ropes courses, climbing walls, and a zip line.

Lange challenge course
Lang Challenge Course
Fun along the waterways

Wilderness Travel

Our unique Northwoods setting allows us to incorporate a range of field activities, canoe trips and backpacking, and even snowshoeing excursions into your group’s curriculum.

Manito-wish Leadership Program Introduction

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