Author Archives: Russ

Sad news of Alexander McIlvaine

Dear Kieve-Wavus family, With a heavy heart we bring you the news that Alexander McIlvaine, Kieve camper 2006-11, passed away on December 24.  In his dad’s words: “It should be said loudly that Kieve was seminal to Al’s growing up. … Continue reading

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Educators in Residence – 2018!

2018 is the 6th year for the The Leadership School’s Educator-In-Residence (EIR) program. Our 18 EIR’s are working with 15 schools from Searsport, ME to Wood Hill School, MA. The program objectives are shaped by the needs of the school … Continue reading

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Kieve-Wavus Leads Update

The Kieve-Wavus Leads program is an opportunity to bring together the best of the Leadership School and our summer camp program, for the benefit of kids in our local community. Kieve-Wavus Leads is a 6-year, expeditionary youth program model nested … Continue reading

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2017 Vietnam Veterans Camp

What a great way to round off our Veterans Camp programming for 2017! Our Vietnam Veterans were as grateful as ever and as much fun to be around and serve as always.  This is the first time (we think…) we … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Kieve-Wavus welcomes Vietnam Veterans and Women Veterans to Camp

As the first official measurable snow fell on the mid-coast in December, the staff at Kieve-Wavus was busy preparing to greet 22 Vietnam Veterans and 12 of their spouses & guests at the Kieve campus in Nobleboro to say “Thanks”. … Continue reading

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Check out these 2 Leadership School EIR Testimonials

The winter Educator in Residence program has continued to provide an optimal way of deepening our impact in a select number of school communities. We have continued to expand the scope of The Leadership School impact by serving each EIR … Continue reading

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Reconnecting

Hey, Dick! Staying in touch is obviously something I stink at, I’m afraid. I sent you a note, and you replied (some two years ago?!), about how we’d be better about staying in touch than we’d been in the previous … Continue reading

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The 2nd Reunion Down Under

THE SECOND AUSTRALIAN KIEVE REUNION …… 11- 15 January 2016… (The FIRST was a 1996 practice-run without fanfare) With a 20 year organization – ‘Councillors don’t rush these things’ – two 1953/1954 season KIEVE councillors, with supports from Betsy Lee … Continue reading

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Kieve – down under…

A note from Bo Wakefield – Kieve Staff ’53 & ‘54 To Henry Kennedy –Director . It is a long way back to a Kieve and a Maine summertime ! Yes – Sure I remember Aunt Harriet; and Mr. Stokeinger … Continue reading

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