Connected by Creativity

‘Twas the night before classes started and stress was high. Semester 72 had been at Chewonki for three days and …

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Game Night

The days at Chewonki are long and packed with activities. Most nights my cabin and I go straight to sleep …

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The Game With No Name

The game, with no name. The members of Gordy cabin semester 72 play a silent game, a game of no …

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110%

I don’t want to brag, but I’m still alive.  Meeting new people always seems difficult and staying with old friends …

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Live From Chewonki, It’s Saturday Night!!!

At Chewonki, it is a tradition for each dish crew to plan a Saturday night activity! My crew was second, and we were nervous to follow a very successful evening of cabin-mate trivia. Our first lunch meeting was not the most inspired; we threw out a lot of halfhearted suggestions.

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DITL: Maine Coast Semester

6:45 | Wake up The morning starts with a loud 6:45 wakeup- everyone’s alarms go off at the same time, …

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Wild Wonki Wizards!

As classes were beginning and my peers and I were just beginning to know each other, I discovered a common …

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Oh Dear, A Deer!

This blog post is brought to you by Binnacle Member number three of five. Our cabin, Binnacle, is located in …

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Books and Best Buddies

Growing up, I have always been an avid reader. I was always a more advanced reader than my peers and …

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Ha-MOOSE-inating in Maine

For some reason, I’ve always had an affinity for moose (or as I like to call them, Meese). They’re just …

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The Search for a Director is On!

The Search is On!

We are excited to announce the start of our search for the next director of Maine Coast Semester! We are …

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A Springtime Swim

I had just gotten back to my cabin after our field lab when suddenly we heard a knock at the …

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Going Solo! – 48 Hours on Chewonki Neck

Applying to Maine Coast Semester, I always knew about the iconic Chewonki Solo. Sure, it was 48 hours spent out …

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Big Night: A Blog From the Frogs

I came to Maine Coast Semester for many reasons, but amphibians were not one of them. I was oblivious to …

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Introducing our 2023 Maine Youth Environmental Leaders Scholars

We are pleased to announce the 2023 recipients of the “Maine Youth Environmental Leaders Scholarships (MYELS),” a $15,000 scholarship awarded …

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Get Tickets for Homecoming Day, September 16

Pack up your dancing shoes, grab your loved ones, and join us on the stunning coast of Maine this September for a day of rustic fun and celebration!

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Outdoor Leadership Weekend!

From Thursday to Sunday last week we had our Outdoor Leadership Weekend, and I was put into the half of …

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The Power of the Plunge

On January 29, 2023, day one at Chewonki, I completed my first-ever polar bear plunge. Having only before this day …

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Life Among the Crabs

In what one would expect to be the heat of early April, Tuesday’s field lab set off under a sheet …

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An Ex-STREAM-ly Fun Field Lab

When I first came to Chewonki, I was the most nervous about our field labs. Five hours in the woods? …

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A Maine Coast Semester Birthday!

What do you get when you cross 42 students with four months time? A lot of birthdays! Throughout Semester 70, …

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Lambs

Into the Night: 3 AM Lamb Watch

Picture this–lamb cam has been going on for WEEKS and just the other day the first two lambs were born. …

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A Day in the Life of a Wonky Student

6:20 – Wake up  This is the time that the majority of my cabin mates wake up, so everyone’s alarms …

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Meet Ike and Ginger

Meet Ike and Ginger, the two newest members of our farm team!

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