Semester 66

The Little Things I’ll Never Forget

Before coming to Chewonki, I had heard about a few of the big highlights of the Maine Coast Semester experience …

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Pemaquid Point: The Fifth Field Lab

I’m on Thursday field lab, and while that might not mean a lot to you, to us that means chaos. Field …

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Saturday Mornings On The Water

It was a crisp, sunny morning in late April when I first set out in a canoe. I had gotten …

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Meet This Year’s Maine Youth Environmental Leaders

For the past three years, Maine Coast Semester at Chewonki has offered a merit-based scholarship to support emerging young leaders …

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Cabin Life in Orchard, Quirks and All

When I first arrived here, I had no idea how close I was going to become with my cabin mates. …

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Outdoor Leadership Weekend: From Nurse to Naturalist

The weather on that Thursday was stunning. Sunny, mid-60s, with a dash of afternoon cloud that added flavor to an …

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Spotting Spotted Salamanders

We were in science class, and our teacher had just told us that Big Night might be tonight. Big Night …

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In the First Weeks Here

About a month before I went to Chewonki, I was having a lot of doubts. Is this actually something that …

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Sawing, Splitting, and Other Outdoor Skills

Last Saturday was our first-ever outdoor skills training. Every Saturday we learn new outdoor skills in preparation for Chewonki’s three …

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Lambing Season Lessons

I was having a pleasant Thursday morning on the third day since arriving at Chewonki. Surrounded by six of the …

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Welcome Semester 66!

It was a great pleasure to welcome the new students of Semester 66 to campus this past Sunday. Hailing from …

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