Edit — Manitou Scout Camp

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General Information
Manitou Scout Camp
39 ha (96 acres)
7484 Twiss Road, Milton, ON (Map may be inaccurate)
Campbellville, Ontario, 23 km northwest of Burlington
30M/5: Hamilton-Burlington
Scouts Canada, Central Escarpment Council, Burlington Area
Doug Entwistle
Rob Warkentin
Located on the Niagara Escarpment, the camp has two lodges both with complete kitchens, electrically heated, bunk platforms, and hot and cold running water. One lodge has flush toilets in the same building while the other has a wood-burning fireplace and flush toilets in a separate building.

There is a picnic shelter, nine campsites, including one with an Adirondack shelter, and open areas consisting of four separate fields which can easily accommodate 1000 campers. Additional water and toilet facilities are located throughout the camp.

Various nature trails are available in camp and access to the Bruce Trail is across the road. On the Bruce Trail, it is a 17 km hike south to Mount Nemo Scout Camp, a 3.5 km hike north to Crawford Lake Conservation Area which features a reconstructed Native village, and a 10.9 km hike north to Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area which has caves and group camping.

Bruce Trail
Tenting sites: Yes
Adirondack shelters: Yes
Villages: No
Cabins: Yes
Drinking water: Yes
Emergency phone: Yes
Mobile phone coverage: Unknown
Electric vehicle charging: Unknown
Picnic tables: Yes
Cooking shelters: Yes
Appliances in cabins: Yes
On-site store: No
Shopping nearby: Yes
Showers: No
Indoor washrooms: Yes
Wheelchair washroom: No
Hiking trails: Yes
Formal campfire circle: Yes
Chapel: Yes
Compass course: No
Obstacle course: No
Pioneering supplies: Yes
Archery: No
Riflery: No
Sledding: Yes
Snowshoes available: No
Skis available: No
Low ropes course: No
High ropes course: No
Bouldering: No
Rock climbing: No
Rappelling: No
Mountain bike trail: No
Mountain bikes available: No
Skating rink: No
Volleyball: No
Sports field: Yes
Fishing: No
Snorkeling equipment: No
Sailboats available: No
Lake frontage: No
Canoeable water: No
Canoes available: No
Kayaks available: No
Section summer camp program: No

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