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!
With summer just around the corner, we’re excited to open the 109th year of Camp Chewonki! Every summer is filled with a thousand adventures and
One of the truly great summer adventures that Chewonki offers each year is the chance to leave the human-built spaces behind and journey access the
Resupplying our backcountry expeditions is most definitely my favorite summer work task. The process begins when I open the door to Packout, our on-campus trip coordination hub, and I’m hit by the smells of garlic powder, cheddar cheese, plastic bags, white gas, and humans working in the hot sun. Adventure is afoot, and excitement bubbles.
*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.