Manidokan News

Summer 2021 – April update

Dear Parents, As spring weather warms up and summer gets nearer, we wanted to share our plans for the health and screening procedures we will be following this summer to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Health screening will take place in four phases for all...

Summer 2021 – March Update

Dear Parents, As we turn the corner from winter and head into spring the excitement for summer camp continues to grow!  While we continue to make preparations for camp this month, we want to share more details on the enhanced cleaning and disinfection procedures we...

Summer 2021 – February update

Dear Parents, Our number one priority is for camp to be a safe space for all attending.  In 2021 part of our safety plan means mitigating the risks of COVID-19.  We will be sending monthly emails to you detailing a component of our COVID-19 safety procedures for the...

Summer 2021- January Update

Dear Parents,  We pray you, your camper, and all your loved ones are well.  Summer camp 2021 may feel far away, but at Manidokan and West River we have been working for many months on plans for next summer.   It was devastating to cancel our onsite programs in 2020,...

A look back at 2020

It has been a long and strange year for us as a camp and retreat center without campers! However, we found ways, within changing parameters, to welcome people to Manidokan. We celebrate the number of families and small groups who came to camp this summer to enjoy...

40 for 40 Challenge

When our summer camps made the decision to close, Manidokan Director, Rev. Kirstin Shrom-Rhoads, and Assistant Director, Steve Lane, looked for ways to bring the spirit of summer camp to their season.  One of these ways is the Manidokan "40 for 40 Challenge".  Steve...

Fall 2020 at Manidokan

Fall 2020 may look different but here at Manidokan we are offering several oppurtunities for families and small groups to come out and enjoy the season!  All guests must be pre-registered with our offices and masks/social distancing applys.  Check out a fun fall...

Summer 2020 in COVID Crisis

It is with heavy hearts that Baltimore-Washington Conference leaders announce that, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the summer camping programs and retreats at The West River Center, Manidokan Camp and Retreat Center, and Camp Harmison are cancelled for the...

Archery comes to Manidokan

Archery comes to Manidokan

We are excited to announce we will be adding an archery range at Manidokan to be ready for the summer of 2017. In the field behind the Woodview Shelter site we will be installing a range with 6 targets allowing 12 archers to shoot at once. Archery is a classic summer camp activity and we are excited to bring it to Manidokan for the first time.