Ten Reasons to Work at Chewonki This Summer!

We’re excited about what’s in store for Summer ’24 at Camp Chewonki, and we need your help! We rely on you, our alumni and friends to help refer fantastic staff who want to experience the magic of a Chewonki summer. Here’s 10 reasons you should recommend Chewonki as a summer job: #1 Reconnect with Nature! […]

Autumn Update!

Hello Camp Chewonki Families, It’s hard to believe that September is almost over and autumn is officially upon us. The autumn equinox brought the first day of real fall weather to Chewonki Neck. Fall programs are in full swing and although it’s definitely quieter than camp season, the Neck is a buzz with Maine Coast […]

Local Students Take to the Woods and Waters Thanks to the Maine Outdoor Learning Initiative

WISCASSET, ME – 8/28/2023 – With grant-funded support from Governor Mill’s Outdoor Learning Initiative, high school students from sixteen Maine towns recently returned from extensive expeditions into Maine’s forests and along the rugged coastline. These journeys, spanning three weeks, centered on ecology, sustainability, and introducing students to the unique career and study opportunities found in […]

From Owlympics to Starch Madness, We Make Our Own Fun!

Hello camp families, The start of Second Session has flown by- somehow we have ten full days of camp left this summer! This past Sunday our Puffin campers departed after an exciting and action packed ten days. While many of our Westside Heron cabins have been on trip, the Owls have been enjoying regular activities and an […]

Session 2 Update

We’re almost a week into Second Session and it has been jam-packed! We’ve had four regular activity days and a Chewonki Day, in which we join together as a community to celebrate Chewonki’s values. Today is Excursion Day- the Owls are off visiting the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, the Eastside Heron & Ospreys are at Popham Beach […]

Puffin Powers, Meanie Greenies, and Cardboard Canoes​

Puffin Powers, Meanie Greenies, and Cardboard Canoes Everyone was so excited to welcome our Puffin campers for their 10-day session on Saturday! It was a super smooth arrival and the campers jumped right into camp life. They leave today on their canoe trip. On the same day, those in camp had an exciting special event […]

Session 1 Update!

Summer of ’23 and I Gotta be me! Hooray for the start of summer! We were so glad to have everyone arrive at Chewonki on Sunday. It’s always a mad rush of parents, campers, staff, (and garlic scapes?!?!) on opening day, but it was a great day and we want to thank all the parents […]

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