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Our Fixer Upper

We are looking for a group (or groups) to come out and replace deck boards, do some deck repair, sand down some rough edges, and put a nice coat of stain on the deck, railings, and benches....

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2017 Financial Goals

Over the past few months, we have been discerning what goals (financial) God is calling us to work towards. Here is what we believe God is calling us to in the 2016-2017 ministry year:...

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What is the Gospel?

So as the interns read this book we want them to come away with a clear definition of the Gospel. We also want them to be clear and concise when an opportunity presents itself to share this Good News with guests and campers. The same should be true for all of us....

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Manitoqua Messenger | Spring 2016

Here you will find the spring issue of the Manitoqua Messenger for 2016. ...

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Work Day Recap 2016

Thank you to everyone who came and gave up their Saturday to clean-up the grounds. Each year we are blessed and amazed to see the changes that take place in about 6 hours time!...

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Preparing for Work Day

Deep down, at the core of every human being, exists some level of the Great Commandment, “And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” (Mark 12:30-31). We desire t...

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More Than Just Another Open House

We desire to help decrease any sort of anxiety or hesitancy that may hinder an individual, family, or group from participating in one of our programs. In an effort to maximize their participation, we welcome any opportunity possible to talk to a person on the phone at length, sit with someone in our office, or show people around our grounds and buildings.One week from toda...

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Winter Game Nights

Featured Event - gamenight

Looking for some fun winter activities? Come enjoy a game night at Camp Manitoqua on Monday nights! This series of games nights is for children in first grade all the way through freshmen year in high school. In light of this age range we will divide the children into three groups based on age. We will have twenty minute rotations so each child will have a chance to play e...

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Manitoqua Messenger | Fall 2015

The Manitoqua Messenger is our bi-annual newsletter that is designed to keep you informed of all the things the Lord is doing through this ministry. ...

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Oak Leaf Recap 2015

Saturday October 10 may very well just have been another day for most people. However, for us here at Camp Manitoqua & Retreat Center, it will be a day we remember for a long time. Our annual Oak Leaf Fest brought over 700 adults (yes, you heard that number right ...

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Thank You Interns

Saturday is another bitter-sweet day for us as we will see our interns leave their current role. We have been so thankful to have spent time with these leaders. We are thankful for the many hours they have poured into this ministry and His Kingdom. Without their faithful humble service and commitment to the Lord’s calling, it would be difficult to continue the ministry G...

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Stop and Stare

This is a photo of Jack simply looking at the cross. He and his mom were on a walk through grounds and she pulled out her phone to snap a few pictures of her son. Jack found the cross worth taking some to pause and stare for a few seconds....

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Mobile Site Essentials

Here is a quick way to access some essential links via our mobile site. ...

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Work Day Recap 2015

Thank you to everyone who came and gave up their Saturday to clean-up the grounds. Each year we are blessed and amazed to see the changes that take place in about 6 hours time!...

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Manitoqua Messenger | Spring 2015

The Manitoqua Messenger is our bi-annual newsletter and this happens to be our "spring" issue. In here you will find numerous happenings around camp, updates from our alumni, and other news. ...

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2014 Work Day Recap

On Saturday April 12, 2014 there were 146 adults and youth who joined the Manitoqua team to spend their day preparing the Camp Manitoqua and King’s Camp grounds for the summer camp and retreat season....

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