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Kieve Wavus News Fall 2020 Vol. 94 No. 2

Do the Hard Things: A Perspective on 2020 from Damariscotta Lake This summer has been unlike any other since Dick Kennedy hired me as a Camp Kieve counselor in the spring of 1983. With no summer camps, we had to re-imagine ourselves and find new ways to fulfill our mission of empowering others this year. This started locally in March

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KWE In the News: Lincoln County Food Initiative collaboration provides meals to families

Deliveries are made twice a week to approximately 40 households, and families who are able to pick up food themselves can access 10 food pantries in Lincoln County. When the coronavirus hit Maine and businesses began shutting down in mid-March, a group of businesses, individuals and nonprofits came together to take care of people in Lincoln County experiencing food insecurity

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Kieve Wavus News Spring 2020 Vol. 94 No. 1

Kieve Wavus Education Pitches in to help Lincoln County Food Initiative This March, as the Coronavirus pandemic made its effects felt in Maine, Kieve Wavus Education suspended all programming through the month of May. This spring has been hard for all of us, for so many reasons. At KWE, the sudden quiet on our campuses was unsettling. Not known for

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Wavus thanks Kirstie, Welcomes Kate

With great excitement, Kieve Wavus Education is announcing Kate Kaplan as the next Director of Wavus Camp for Girls. After five wonderful years as Director at Wavus, Kirstie Truluck is passing the torch to Kate. Kirstie and Kate have worked closely together since Kirstie’s arrival at Wavus in 2015, and Kirstie is ready to support Kate through this leadership transition

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KWE and the Lincoln County Food Initiative

Kieve Wavus Education Pitches In to Help Lincoln County This March, as the Coronavirus pandemic made its effects felt in Maine, Kieve Wavus Education suspended all programming through the month of May. This spring has been hard for all of us, for so many reasons. At KWE, the sudden quiet on our campuses was unsettling. Not known for sitting still,

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Alumni Feature: Meet Cameron Miller and Kayleigh MacFarlane

Cam and Kayleigh met on the shores of Damariscotta Lake. Nine years later, they are living along those same shorelines at Southover. Cam grew up in Orem, Utah and attended Snow College. He learned about KWE through his sister who was also a TLS member in 2010.  Kayleigh grew up in Duxbury, Massachusetts and attended Elmira College earning a B.S. in Biology-Chemistry

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Kieve Wavus News Fall 2019 Vol. 94 No. 1

Kieve Wavus Education / A Non-Profit Organization LINDY PERRY: CAMP MOM AT THE BEGINNING OF CAMP I LIKE TO REMIND THE girls that we are a family here at Wavus. I have had the pleasure of watching most of these girls grow up from a young age. This summer I got a little teary because my first cabin as a

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Damariscotta Montessori and Searsport EIRs 2019

Damariscotta Montessori’s Educator in Residence: Ross The last seven weeks in my EIR position at Damariscotta Montessori have been a challenging but extraordinarily fun experience. My first year in the program proved that the kids at DMS are definitely closely intertwined with the programs and curriculum at Kieve, as many of the students have very fond memories of their time

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Loranger and St. George EIRs 2019

Loranger’s Educator in Residence: Sam M. We’re just over halfway through one of my favorite times of the year, the Educator in Residence Program. This is my third winter at Loranger Memorial School in Old Orchard Beach, and I truly can feel difference between  my first year to now. I feel like a celebrity when I walk through the halls.

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A Conversation with Ned Almy

Edward “Ned” P. Almy Kieve 1942-46; Kieve Parent 1967-68; Kieve Wavus Grandparent 1993-94 & 1996-2015 I first heard about Kieve from a neighbor, Bobby Nichols. Bobby Nichols, Ben Chapman and I were cabinmates and we kept in touch all our lives. To get to camp, I took a train from Boston, MA to Portland, ME in 90F degree heat and

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