New Cabins, New Spaces Open in June 2020 Chewonki Neck has been a bustling hive of activity since last fall and as we launched a major set of upgrades and additions to the Wiscasset campus. “We are expanding with new buildings and facilities on the east side of the peninsula,” explains Nancy Kennedy, vice president for Camp Chewonki. “And this June will mark the first season of Girls Camp … [Read more...] about Rising in the East
You are invited to join us for a LIVE webchat on Wednesday, February 19 at 7 pm with Camp Chewonki Vice President Nancy Kennedy, Girls Camp Director Emily Bell-Hoerth, and other camp staff to get a sneak peek at progress on our new campus expansion project. Please RSVP for the Web Chat Emily Bell-Hoerth, Nancy Kennedy, Charlie Fear, and Leslie Hunter are all looking forward to the … [Read more...] about Join Us for a Live Web Chat
Over the next few months, many Chewonki staff will be hitting the road to visit families, connect with alumni, and visit schools. Please let us know if you would like to connect when we're in your hometown: Maine Coast Semester School Visits: California 12/2/19 Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences12/3/19 Chadwick School12/4/19 Cate School12/5/19 Harvard-Westlake School (Upper … [Read more...] about Chewonki On the Road: Fall & Winter Travel Schedule
We are thrilled to announce an expansion to the Chewonki campus: next spring we will welcome the addition of cabins and programs on the east side of Chewonki Neck. Our expansion plan includes five beautiful, light-filled cabins; a renovated dining space; a private waterfront; and dedicated activity spaces for Camp Chewonki for Girls. We will be offering half-session and full session … [Read more...] about Grand Opening of the Eastside Campus – Summer 2020
This weekend the Portland Press Herald published an article featuring an open letter by former Chewonki staff sharing concerns about our facilitation of issues and conversations related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. I want you to hear about this issue directly from me so I can share a few thoughts on the subject. While I feel the newspaper article does not tell the complete story, I agree … [Read more...] about An Open Letter to the Chewonki Community
Join Chewonki alumni, participants, families, staff and faculty for a meetup at the Common Ground Fair in Unity Maine on Saturday, September 20, 2019. We will assemble near the stone sundial in the center of the fairgrounds at 12 noon. Please join us and say hello! If you miss the meetup, there will still be a chance to visit at our booth in the "Young Maine" tent at the northeast corner of … [Read more...] about Meetup at the Common Ground Fair
We are excited to announce a significant round of additions and improvements for Chewonki, including new cabins and facilities for Camp Chewonki for Girls on the east side of Chewonki Neck, updates to the Center for Environmental Education, and new private waterfront area. The initial round of construction includes modern cabins, a washhouse, indoor and outdoor activity spaces, and … [Read more...] about Chewonki Announces Campus Expansion
With the start of the summer camp season, we are excited to formally announce Emily Bell-Hoerth in her new role as the Director of Camp Chewonki for Girls. Emily had previously worked as the director of the 10-day girls' program at Debsconeag Lake, and will now be overseeing all girls’ residential and wilderness trip programs at Chewonki. Editor's Note: Stay tuned for a major … [Read more...] about Welcome Emily Bell-Hoerth, Director of Camp Chewonki for Girls!