Camp Manitou Mission & Goals

Mission Statement

The YMCA Camp Manitou seeks to provide safe, fun, creative and challenging camping opportunities that foster individual and family growth in areas of self-worth, responsibility, self-expression, independence, leadership, and environmental awareness. To accomplish this, Camp Manitou provides a sustained group living experience, bringing together persons of diverse backgrounds in a natural outdoor environment under the supervision and guidance of trained leaders.

Camp Values

  • Honesty

  • Caring

  • Respect

  • Responsibility


  • Promote Safety

  • Encourage Self-Expression

  • Appreciate Nature

  • Build Leadership

  • Embrace Friendships

  • Enhance Community/Diversity

  • Celebrate Fun

  • Expand Horizons

  • Strengthen Body