Join Our Summer Staff

Summer Camp near St. Louis Camp Counselor Application At Camp Manitowa, summer camp near St. Louis, our Counselors attend to their assigned yurt of campers.  They must be at least 17 years of age.  Being a Camp Manitowa Counselor will be one of the most meaningful jobs you ever have, but it is Read more…

7 Reasons to Attend Camp

What do you think of when someone mentions the word camp? A lot of people have grown up going to different camps, whether they be for sports, church, team building, or even all of the above. Regardless of what type of camp was attended, I would be willing to bet that the attendants Read more…

The Healing Village at Manifest Station May 5-7

YOGA & MUSIC | KIDS ACTIVITIES | HEALING VILLAGE | GUIDELINES | FOOD | SHELTER | SCHEDULE | REGISTER Manifest Station May 5-7 will be the first of many retreats finding its home at our new facility Camp Manitowa – Cedar Point. This new midwest music & yoga festival filled with 3 days / 2 nights of live music, creative yoga classes, Read more…

Manifest Station: Music & Yoga Festival

Manifest Station, Volume 2: Music & Yoga at Manitowa’s Cedar Point September 29-October 1, 2017 | 1327 Camp Cedar Point, Makanda, IL Manifest Station is an all-inclusive yoga and music festival in southern Illinois which aims to inspire positive collective consciousness for all through the collaboration of talented musicians, both local and Read more…

Getting ready for the summer of a lifetime

We are always impressed with the level of commitment to camp from our staff. They choose to leave their homes, schools, friends, family, and other more high-paying job opportunities to come work here. It’s a hot, challenging, and sometimes thankless job, but ultimately our counselors love the camaraderie that is Read more…

Memorial Brick

We all have fond childhood memories of going to camp. Whether just for a day, a week or a month, nothing compares to the experiences kids get while at summer camp. Camp Manitowa is a “happy place” that provides students a safe, secure environment where campers thrive, learning new skills Read more…