Cullen McGough

Cullen is the director of communications at Chewonki.

Biomimicry Youth Design Challenge

Over the last month the 7/8 class has been creating innovative solutions to local problems in nature using biomimicry. Biomimicry is creating inventions inspired by natural processes. This project originally started as an entry to submit to the biomimicry youth design challenge, but we quickly realized that we wouldn’t have time to finish the project for the deadline.

UMaine Offers Scholarships for Waypoint Grads

Orono, Maine — University of Maine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy announced today that qualifying high school graduates from the Lerner Foundation’s Aspirations Incubator programs, including Chewonki Waypoint, for rural Maine youth will receive $500 merit scholarships and automatic admission to UMaine or to its regional campus, the University of Maine at Machias as UMS TRANSFORMS Affiliates.

Chocolate Beet Cake

Food fact: Beets – Last growing season Chewonki farmers harvested 416 lbs of beets. We store the beets in our temperature controlled root cellar where they will keep until the end of February. Beets have the highest sugar content of any vegetable with 7.96 grams of sugar per 100 grams. This makes them perfect for things …

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Seasonal & Summer Jobs at Chewonki

We’re deep into the hiring cycle for Summer ’22 at Camp Chewonki and Outdoor Classroom and we want you! Calling all outdoor and camp enthusiasts to join our fun, inclusive team. Apply now for one of these open positions and make your summer extraordinary! Don’t Miss the Early Sign-On Incentive! Apply to join the Chewonki team now, and you could be eligible for up to $500 extra as an early sign-on incentive! Outdoor Educators Cabin Leaders, Trip Leaders, Summer Support Staff, Cooks, Activity Coordinators, Logistics Assistant, Health Center Aids, Team Development Educators, and more!