This page provides information on our response to the COVID-19 outbreak, including, the status of our programs, possible closures, travel to and from campus, and our recommendations to best protect you and your family from illness. Please check back often for the latest updates.
The Centers for Disease Control has created this list of frequently asked questions and answers about the new coronavirus.
Semester 64 resumes distance-learning classes on March 25. We will evaluate returning to campus for the final two weeks of the semester on April 27. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students and teachers begin a full-time schedule of remote place-based learning on March 23rd, which will continue until we are able to resume in-person learning on campus. For more information, please contact: email@example.com
We continue preparations for the summer of 2020 through vigorous program development, new facility construction, staff hiring, and continued enrollment of campers. We will monitor guidance from the CDC, State of Maine, and Maine Department of Health and Human Services for potential impacts to the camp season which begins at Chewonki on June 28. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
We continue to take reservations for the 2020 season. We will share any updates about dates of operation as we learn more.
Chewonki Traveling Natural History Program has canceled all public appearances between now and April 27th. Current bookings will be rescheduled. For more information please contact: email@example.com.
Chewonki’s Leadership/Crisis Response Team have begun meeting daily to monitor and respond to this fluid situation and we are proactively making plans to address different scenarios.
Effective March 11, we have implemented several new health and hygiene policies for our faculty, staff, and students, including:
- Enhanced cleaning and disinfection procedures
- Restricted travel for our staff
- “Social Distancing” guidelines for our staff and participants
- An updated set of guidelines to support any staff families experiencing illness to stay away from campus and work from home