Category: Camp Chewonki

Alumni & Friends

Chewonki ABCs from 1934

In our early days, Chewonki campers could earn writing “credits” by submitting content to founder Clarence Allen’s monthly family bulletin, called the Chronicle. Campers reported on camp adventures and wrote jokes, poems, and short pieces of fiction (most of which borrowed plot elements from the era’s action/adventure films). 

Allen included Chewonki ABCs in the August 19, 1934, Chronicle edition. It is unattributed, and likely written by a camper.

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Watermelon Radishes
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Watermelon Radishes

Here at Chewonki we just finished our last bag of watermelon radishes which were harvested last fall. They kept beautifully in our root cellar. What a joy to

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An undated photo from our early days, likely the 1930's
Alumni & Friends

Read “A Woodchuck’s Dream” From 1928

Read the delightful story, “A Woodchuck’s Dream,” an unattributed short story published in one of the earliest Chewonki Chronicles, circa 1928. In the story, a Woodchuck group (the moniker for our youngest campers at the time) is enchanted away from their cabin in the middle of the night by a stupendous discovery. But, their wonder quickly turns to terror as they confront a monstrous foe in the woods.

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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!

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Wilderness Trips
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Friendship, Challenge, Fun

What are you doing this summer? We want to take you outside! Chewonki has expedition-based leadership programs – for all genders and skill levels. Join

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Camp@Home December News

Happy New Year from frosty Chewonki Neck! We’ve had a very special year and are grateful that we connected with so many of you. We

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