Island Swim

The Island Swim, a long-time Manitou tradition when JD and Dave were campers, is as popular as ever.

Campers and staff have the opportunity to swim the .6 miles to Birch Island, and .6 miles back, spotted by patrol boats and lifeguards on Sunday mornings. All those who complete the swim receive their Island Swim badge of honor.

The swim has many merits; maybe the biggest being the sense of accomplishment from each of the participants and sharing that with their fellow swimmers.

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