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Chewonki Foundation
485 Chewonki Neck Rd    
Wiscasset, Maine  04578  
   
Private/Independent School
1 11 80 students
 

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Employer Website: https://chewonki.org/
 
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Employer Description
 
The Chewonki Foundation (https://chewonki.org/) is a year-round, nonprofit environmental education center based on a 400-acre peninsula in mid-coast Maine. Our mission is to inspire transformative growth, teach appreciation and stewardship of the natural world, and challenge people to build thriving, sustainable communities throughout their lives. We offer a place-based elementary and middle school, a semester school for high school juniors, summer camps and leadership expeditions, outdoor education programs, a youth mentorship program, and traveling natural history programs.
 
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Diversity Mission Statement
 
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Chewonki To meet the promise of our mission, Chewonki strives to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization. Our legacy of thoughtful self-reflection and purposeful change guides our efforts to create a place where all participants and staff can flourish. We are committed to:
Promoting the principles of social and environmental justice;
Cultivating a leadership culture that fosters the best practices of this work;
Building our financial strength to ensure the durability of this work;
Attracting and enrolling students and campers who reflect our nation’s diversity;
Attracting and retaining staff who reflect our nation’s diversity;
Providing relevant, rigorous professional development;
Designing a campus that is responsive to many needs;
Evaluating our progress on an ongoing basis; and
Collaborating whenever possible with peer institutions to share knowledge and resources.