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Covid Update: We are relaxing vaccination and testing requirements! Hooray!

As we are gearing up for the summer season, we are excited to announce some changes regarding our camp’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement. After careful consideration and ongoing assessment of the current situation, along with the official end of the Pandemic, we have made the decision to end the COVID-19 vaccine requirement for all campers and staff members as well as pre-arrival testing, effective immediately. Over the last few years, we have faced unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our primary goal has always been to ensure the safety and well-being of everyone involved in the  Chewonki community. The initial

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Camp Chewonki May Camp Newsletter

Dear Camp Families, Happy May! I write this on a beautiful sunny day in Maine, which is a welcome break from the spring rain we’ve had and need. Camp is fast approaching and we’re working hard to get ready for another amazing summer. As you prepare for summer, we want to highlight a couple of key pages on our website. The main attraction: the packing list! We have full packing lists for overnight camp and each individual Leadership Expedition. My big tips for successful packing for camp are to make sure everything (and I mean everything) is labeled and to

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Cullen McGough

Unplug, Unwind, and Discover 5 Reasons We Love Camp Chewonki

With summer just around the corner, we’re excited to open the 109th year of Camp Chewonki! Every summer is filled with a thousand adventures and stories, from the tops of mountains and along the shorelines, in the cabins and around the campfires, but lately we’ve been thinking about the behind-the-scenes work, the real reasons we love to get kids outside and engaged in the natural world. Here’s the five big reasons we think a summer at camp really matters: #1: Embracing Nature and Developing a Love for the Outdoors: Chewonki is lucky to be located on a stunning 400-acre campus

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