A Proud Non-Profit Since 1962
In 1962 a group of loyal camp alumni formed a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation called the Chewonki Foundation and embarked on their first campaign to raise funds and buy the camp. Since that time we have welcomed hundreds of thousands of inspiring young people to join us for life-changing learning in nature through our camp, school, and environmental education programs. Our ability to grow and adapt to the needs of our community is possible because of the generous financial support we receive each year from our alumni, families, and friends, and the unquenchable passion, commitment, and caring provided by our staff and faculty. Thank you!
Founded in 1915, Chewonki is a school, camp and environmental education organization based in Wiscasset, Maine, that inspires transformative growth, teaches appreciation and stewardship of the natural world, and challenges people to build thriving, sustainable communities throughout their lives. Chewonki is a 501(c) non-profit organization.