Archive | December, 2017

First-Time Camp Experiences: Reassuring Anxious Parents

Sending a child to camp for the first time means facing unknowns. Parents – and their kids – have questions about activities, counselors, and all aspects of camp culture. And some of those questions – what if my child is homesick? – can make parents anxious about the residential camp experience. Yet several parents whose […]

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The Chewonki Foundation George River Expedition: A Subarctic Leadership Adventure

Caribou herds. Wolves. Evidence of native encampments. When youngsters embark on the Chewonki Foundation’s pinnacle wilderness trip to Northern Quebec and Labrador they see a whole different world. The George River Expedition first set out in the summer of 1991, a challenging canoe adventure through subarctic terrain. It’s a life-changing leadership opportunity, says Greg Shute, […]

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