Camp Manito-wish, YMCA Camp in Boulder Junction

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    Camp Manito-wish is a very successful summer camp for youth located near Boulder Junction. Writing a history is likely beyond the scope of this website. However, in the course of the research a number of references to "Camp Manito-wish" or, more commonly, "the YMCA Camp" have been found. They are/will be preserved in the Miscellany section at the tab above.

    Charles P. Forbes
    August 28, 2009
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    Major References

    ****. BJ Lions Donate $750 to Camp Manito-wish YMCA. [Lakeland Times, September 4, 2018, P. 3] Minocqua, 2018. View Full Entry
    Shapiro, Aaron. Lure of the North Woods. Minneapolis, 2013. View Full Entry
    Strasburg, Michael. Here Let the Fires of Friendship Burn. [Lakeland Times, Aug, 17, 2018, 10,11; Orig. Lakeland Times, Aug. 12, 2016.] Minocqua, 2018. View Full Entry

    Minor References

    Laabs, Joyce. Looking Back: Sonny and Frances [Herrick] Remember. [Lakeland Times, Extra, Friday, June 20, 2008, Section 3, p. 1 & 23.] Minocqua, 2008. View Full Entry
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    Foster Memories

    "As a young man, my father, Frank Foster, loved to play cards and one time he won a resort in Boulder in a poker game. He soon gave it back though and it later became the YMCA Camp," Frances [Foster Herrick] remembered. From "Looking Back: Sonny and Frances Remember,"