Covid-19 Program Status Page

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.

Please note: our campus in Wiscasset is closed to the public at this time. For more information please contact Keith Crowley, or call 207-882-7323 ext. 147.

Maine Coast Semester

Maine Coast Semester will return to in-person learning on March 21. For more information, please contact

Chewonki Elementary and Middle School

Students resumed in-person learning on September 17. For more information, please contact:

Camp Chewonki

Camp Chewonki is now accepting applications for the summer of 2021. You can learn more about our summer programs here.

Rental Properties

Big Eddy is open for the season as of May 7. Debsconeag Lake Wilderness Camps will remain closed for the 2021 summer season.

Chewonki Waypoint

Waypoint resumed programming this fall in alignment with Chewonki and RSU1 protocols. For more information, please contact

Traveling Natural History Programs

We are offering a wide range of virtual and remote presentations for your school, library, or private group. For information please contact:

Chewonki Outdoor Classroom

Outdoor Classroom will resume programming in fall 2021. For more information, please contact

Covid-19 News & Updates:

Chewonki Schools Opening Delay Announcement

In recent weeks we have shared a flood of information with you about the opening of school next month. It has taken significant engagement from you through Zoom meetings, emails,...
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Chewonki Schools Phased Reopening Plan

Because you are a valued member of our community, I write today to share information about our return to in-person learning in September 2020. This letter does not contain all...
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Covid-19 Update from Chewonki

For over five weeks Chewonki Neck has been empty of students while spring has slowly pushed winter aside. Birds are singing, grass is greening, and the first gardens have been...
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Covid-19 Update from Chewonki

Throughout our history, our students, staff, and campers have overcome challenges by working together as a group and striving towards a shared community purpose. Today the challenge before us is...
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