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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, […]

Risk Taking At Camp: Another Path to Growth

For kids who attend camp, the experience can be described in any number of ways. Fun, challenging, exciting, an adventure. Camp also teaches a broad range of skills, in the art studio, on the playing field, on the water and atop mountains. But camp also teaches kids abilities that transcend specific activities, abilities they can […]