All is well in the north country! Ken Wise made the long drive north to supply fresh food and provisions to our hearty travelers of the north. Here they are. … [Read more...] about Wilderness Leadership Expedition Gets a Resupply!
We open for our 99th season less than one week from today! There is a real excitement in the air as each day more staff arrive for training. While we are busy getting ready for your child’s arrival, we are sure you are also taking care of many details to prepare for the summer. We look forward to session one arrivals next week! … [Read more...] about Less than a week to go!
We will be on the road for the next 2 months visiting towns and cities along the eastern seaboard. Please join us for one of the following gatherings! NOVEMBER 7- Andover, MA 8- Cumberland, ME 12- Brooklyn, NY 13- New York, NY 14- Pleasantville, NY 15- Summit, NJ -- postponed 29- Stratham, NH DECEMBER 5- Washington, DC 6- Lancaster, PA 9- Cape Elizabeth, ME Click here to learn more. … [Read more...] about Gathering Season Has Arrived! Join us!
2012 ARRIVALS Arrivals are between 9 am-12:30 pm Session II: Sunday, July 22 2012 DEPARTURES Departures are are between 8:30 am - noon Session I: Tuesday, July 17 Session II: Monday, August 13 … [Read more...] about ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE INFO
Mariners Sailors are escorted out of the harbor from Chewonki Neck.....Have a great sail! … [Read more...] about Mariners depart
The Wilderness Leadership Expedition group is at Big Eddy, near Baxter State Park, and made the best of a very rainy morning . Big Eddy staff helped them make personal rescue bracelets with Leaders Katie and Emma. The team spent time on Seboomook section of the West Branch of the Penobscot River yesterday running rapids, lining boats and mastering the art of "Portage." Prior to that they … [Read more...] about Wilderness Leadership Expedition is at Big Eddy
More Flicker Photos More photos from Session I are loaded on to our Flicker site at https://www.flickr.com/photos/chewonki/collections/72157619515494223/ Session II Trips Depart Today the first of the Session II trips departed with Umbagog, Maine AT Backpack, Mariners, Northwoods Canoe departing after an early breakfast. Tomorrow we say good by to West Branch Explorers. George River … [Read more...] about Session II Trips Depart and George River update
This morning we made a quick trip out to Harbor Island in Muscongus Bay to catch up with the Boatbuilders. Yesterday they passed Pemaquid Point. They departed Fort Island at 6:30 and rounded Pemaquid Point and by 9:00AM they were taking the first break of the day in New Harbor. Today they are enjoying a rest day on Harbor before continuing their journey DownEast. George River Update We just … [Read more...] about Boat Builders and George River
Monday evening the entire camp community joined the 3-week wilderness trippers in Chapin Hall for video and digital images from the past 3 weeks of wilderness trips. It was great to have everyone together and to see and feel the enthusiasm as we welcomed back our 3-week trippers. We have had reports in over the past two days from all of our 5-week trips. Northeast Rivers called in while … [Read more...] about 5-week Wilderness Trips
The George River crew departed from Chewonki Neck early on Tuesday morning heading north. I was fortunate to be their driver and past few days have reminded me again of the incredible landscapes that one experiences on the 625 mile drive between Chewonki Neck and Sept Iles Quebec. a couple hours outside of Quebec City we loaded on to the ferry which crosses the Saugenay River. As … [Read more...] about George River Expedition Underway