Category Archives: Kieve Camp for Boys

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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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 … 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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Kieve – Ted Cooke

I came to the hilltop a shy, “husky” boy just a few days short of my 12th birthday with 17 armpit hairs and a busted up leg to my name. Knowing nothing and no one when I arrived, I walked … Continue reading

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A ’47 Long Voyage Memory

A Long Voyage Memory                                                                  Tony Ryan, Kieve ’47, ‘48 I have a quibble with the identification of the photo on page 10 of the recent issue of K-W News. I attended Kieve in the years 1946 and 1947 and remember … 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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What you had to do for dinner back in the 50’s

A couple of Kieve stories and memories from William M. (Bill) Walker II (Kieve ’50 – ’56) My father, Shelby S. Walker, attended Kieve in its first year, 1926. Subsequently, he was responsible for introducing “Uncle Don” to his older … Continue reading

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Donald D. Kennedy Starts Realizing His Dream

In 1925, two years after graduating from Princeton, he was able to cobble together a little money to buy about 500 acres and 3 ½ miles of shoreline from several farm families and one defrocked Episcopalian minister who had exceeded … Continue reading

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