Category Archives: All Camps

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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Kieve’s Writers’ Conference

Ralph Sneeden — our Writers’ Conference Director Ralph is at it again, doing what he does best… Take a look at the link below for his latest published creation… Ralph was born in Los Angeles and grew up on the … Continue reading

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Kieve Camper Life in the Early ’50’s

Fond Memories of KIEVE – Bob Bishop Kieve ’49-’52, Kieve Staff ’59-‘78 (photos from his staff years in the ’60’s) We did not discuss courage, perseverance, and loyalty even during the campfires of song and well-told story, not even during the … Continue reading

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New Year’s Evolutions

New Year’s Evolutions They aren’t really New Year’s Resolutions, because they have been a long time in the making, and they aren’t New Year’s Revolutions because they don’t really represent a change of course.  We are developing new programs that … Continue reading

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What Feeds Your Fire?

It was two degrees this morning.  As I filled the wood stove, I thought about how kind the mild winter had been to the woodpile.  In early January, we are barely ¼ of the way through the year’s stash of … Continue reading

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How Wavus Camp for Girls Changed One Camper’s Outlook

The following post was written by one of our campers (age 15) from the Wavus Camp for Girls. This I believe  When I think about a belief, I think about something that happened to me that changed my outlook on … Continue reading

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Hurrah! The 86th Summer of Kieve Wavus Camps Is Almost Here!

Kieve is getting ready for Maine summer camp season—are you? Nancy Kennedy, the wonderful new director of Wavus summer camp for girls, traveled with me from Maine to visit members of the Kieve-Wavus camp community this winter. We had a … Continue reading

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