Day: June 8, 2019

Wiscasset Elementary Dedicates New Outdoor Classroom

Wiscasset, Maine. On June 5th, members of the community gathered to officially open a new addition to Wiscasset Elementary School: their very own outdoor classroom space. The new structure, made possible by local carpenter Jason Putnam, who donated his time and expertise to build it with volunteer help and support from Chewonki, which provided advice and …

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Bringing the Mountain to Chewonki

Step through the double doors of Chewonki’s Center of Environmental Education and follow the trail markers to Katahdin. Katahdin: Maine’s highest mountain! It is the subject of legends among generations of native peoples and Chewonki folk. Thanks to Gordon Hall III (Boys Camp staff 1951-1953; Chewonki trustee 1972-present; chair of the board 1997-2004; past participant …

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