Chewonki Wilderness Trips



Single-gender and coeducational wilderness expeditions for teenagers range along the Maine coast, as well as into several other northeastern states and Quebec, Canada. Features include canoeing, hiking, sea and white-water kayaking, sailing and rowing, and camping. One program combines the building of wooden sea kayaks at camp with a subsequent expedition.

General Info

Name Chewonki Wilderness Trips
Location Wiscasset, ME
Year-round Contacts 207-882-7323
Program Focuses & Features Adventure Travel, Aquatics, Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Canoeing, Conservation, Crafts, Drama, Ecology, Environmental Science, Exploration, Farming, Fine Arts, Hiking, Kayaking, Marine Biology/Studies, Mountain Trips, Outdoor Education, Ropes Course, Sailing, Seamanship, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Wilderness Camping, Wilderness Canoeing, Woodcraft
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 13-18
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Ryan Linehan, Director
Residential Fee $4700-7300, 3-7 weeks.
Year Established 1915
Sponsor Chewonki Foundation
Dates & Sessions June-Aug; 19 sessions, 3-7 weeks long


Ryan Linehan, Director