Category: Alumni & Friends

Alumni & Friends

We’re Nearly Full Circle, All Thanks to You

Each of us has had a moment in our lives when someone stepped forward, a teacher, a guide, a counselor, or a friend, and showed us a new path that changed our lives. For Ponch Membreño, (OC Staff ‘91-95, Camp Parent ‘19, and Trustee ‘21), Greg Shute, Director of Northwoods and Coastal Properties, was that person.

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Alumni & Friends

Story of a Spark 💥

We’re sharing “Spark Stories” this month — short anecdotes about important Chewonki mentors and the lessons they imparted — and we couldn’t be more pleased to share these inspiring memories of Endicott “Cotty” Saltonstall (Camp ’52, Camp Staff ’57-’60, ’62-’66, and ’71) from Peter Slovenski. (Camp ’64-’68).

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Alumni & Friends

The Cross-Disciplinary Future of Land Stewardship?

For the past three years, alumna Sarah Klain has been collaborating with the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation to create a land stewardship plan for Boa Ogoi, a 585-acre parcel in southeastern Idaho where the US Army Cavalry and settlers massacred over 400 tribe members in 1863. But, how does one begin to “restore” land in a climate-changed future?

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