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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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A Conversation with Cullen W. LaPointe

Science Camp 2004; Kieve Girls 2005; Wavus 2006-2010; KW West 2011; Wavus Council 2013-14; St. Lawrence University B.S. Geology 2016; University of Georgia M.S. Geology 2018 Cullen grew up in Deerfield, Massachusetts and spent childhood summers at her grand parents home in York, Maine.  She heard about Kieve and Wavus through her cousin who was a camper at Kieve Camp

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August 5, 2019 Final Monday

This past weekend we said farewell until next year to our Junior Wavus campers. I found myself feeling very nostalgic because my own daughters started as junior campers, and I recall the pleasure of them hurtling towards me and squeezing me on pick up day before they scampered off to find their cabin mates and friends. Each time I speak

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July 8, 2019 Third Monday

In Wilderness is the Preservation of the World — Henry David Thoreau As we head into our final week of camp, I hear the girls saying, “Can you believe it’s almost over?! It feels like we just got here.” This is true for the seven-year campers who cry every summer when they leave us and for the first year campers

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July 1, 2019 Second Monday

There is a magic at camp that takes time to settle into the heart. A camper’s transition from the familiarity of home and family to the boisterous cabin life of a dozen or so ‘sisters’ — with the hugs and the bickering — can be unnerving for some girls. Often after a few letters to parents sharing angst or sadness,

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June 24, 2019 First Monday

Wavus girls are a gift, and I thank you for sharing your daughters with us. This beautiful week has been full of sun, rain, dance parties, transition, challenge, and delight. Our oldest girls have headed out of camp and into the woods and waters of Maine to experience our longest trips and to discover reservoirs of strength, love and resilience

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Alumni Profile – Molly D. Billings

Wavus 2008-09; KW West 2011; Wavus Council 2013-17; College of Wooster; B.S. Class of 2017 Chemistry and Environmental Studies Molly Billings, known as Mo Bills around Wavus, grew up in Bangor, Maine. Her mother met Henry Kennedy through the Leadership Maine program and the Billings family began a lifelong relationship with a place that impacted the course of Molly’s life.

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Kieve-Wavus Survey Results and Organization Update

As many of you know, a few months back we conducted a survey to solicit your thoughts and suggestions about how to better serve the kids and adults we see each year.  The response we received was overwhelmingly supportive of our programs, staff, and adherence to the vision of Donald Kennedy which was forged over 92 years ago.  Nearly 75%

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Tis the season – Give your hearts out

The first “real” snow of the season has just fallen, and the end of West Neck Road and Wavus Point are looking gorgeous! The Leadership School’s 2016 programming is coming to an end and we’re reviewing applications for the next wave of Kieve-Wavus counselors. However, we’ve still got some work to do! We’ve set a pretty lofty goal of 150

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