We’ve embarked on an exhilarating journey across Maine’s coastlines, lakes, rivers, mountain peaks, and backcountry forests – forging unforgettable memories along the way. And lucky for us, our fantastic trip leaders are sending back regular photo updates. Enjoy the latest images fresh off the trail!
*By Doc Fred Chichocki, Camp Chewonki Naturalist* On an otherwise average day this past August, I was working in the Nature Museum when I received an unexpected package. I thought it amazing the odd-shaped parcel reached me, considering it was simply addressed to DOC fred, Camp Chewonki, Maine.
Katie Goodman, M.Ed., Camp Chewonki Director, writes, “first, I’ll state the obvious. I’m a camp person. I loved my childhood sleepaway camp so much that I decided to make camp my career. Now, I’ll tell you a secret. Camp people like me don’t always find a workplace that captures their heart as their childhood camp did. We care about our camps and the people involved. We love our careers. But it’s exceedingly rare to find that special feeling of “I’m home” a second time.”
Grace Callahan, an alumna of Camp Chewonki (‘11-’13) and former summer farm worker (’14), is about to embark on one of the most purposeful and
We are delighted to announce that two hundred and fourteen campers arrived this Sunday for a landmark Opening Day celebration of Camp Chewonki. After a
“The first day, I needed to drive from Walla Walla, Washington to Boise, Idaho, and I also had to complete eighty pages of reading for