COVID-19 Updates

EdGE Afterschool Kids Loving Yoga with Everett

Everett Carroll is an EdGE Site Coordinator. EdGE Afterschool Programs, adjusted to new Covid-19 and school protocols, are underway. Everett sent this update on his experience teaching yoga to Pre-K to 6th graders at Milbridge Elementary School. MILBRIDGE, ME — I have been working at the Milbridge Elementary School teaching yoga to kids Pre-K to…

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Thank you Thursday to Rick Erb of the Maine Health Care Association

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Rick Erb, President & CEO of the Maine Health Care Association (MHCA). Rick has worked with our Island Elder Care group over the past several years. He has attended our Island Elder Care conference and been an advocate for the group at the…

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Seacoast Mission, MD365 Home Almost Done

mdislander.com Seacoast Mission, MD365 home almost done September 17, 2020 by Dick Broom on News MOUNT DESERT — The new building on Old Firehouse Lane in Northeast Harbor that will house the offices of the Maine Seacoast Mission and Mount Desert 365, as well as two residential apartments, is almost finished. “We’re hoping to complete…

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Pathways Students Express Gratitude, Hope

BAR HARBOR, ME — Student Pathways includes Mission programs that provide mentoring and support for Downeast and Island middle, high school and college students. Through individual mentoring, group workshops, scholarships and enrichment opportunities, we work to help all students develop the confidence, insights and information they need to successfully navigate their transitions to and through…

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EdGE Summer Camp Success

CHERRYFIELD, ME — It was a delight to welcome campers to the Downeast Campus in July for an action-packed summer experience. The sound of laughter was abundant as EdGE staff provided the first in person programming since schools closed in March. We offered four weeks of a modified version of summer camp that followed State…

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The Working Waterfront – The Sunbeam Holds Its Course

www.islandinstitute.org July 22, 2020 The Sunbeam holds its course OUT OF THE WATER AND ONLINE, MAINE SEACOAST MISSION’S CONTINUES By Frances Mize Built in 1995 and operated now by the Bar Harbor-based Maine Seacoast Mission, the 75-foot long, steel-hulled Sunbeam V clears harbors of ice in the winter months, and in all seasons serves as…

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EdGE Summer Camp Week 1 – Frogs, Photos, Forts, and Fun

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Thank you to EdGE Site Coordinator Jennifer Kearns for these photos taken the first week of EdGE Summer Camp 2020. As we’ve said before, this year’s EdGE Summer Camp is a much modified version of previous EdGE Summer Camps. But even with a cap on Summer Campers attending under Covid-19 State of…

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It’s Thank you Thursday to Healthy Acadia

It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to Healthy Acadia. Search the Mission’s blog for Healthy Acadia mentions. You will see quickly how Maine Seacoast Mission’s many partnerships with HA touch our services and programs on land and sea in Washington and Hancock Counties, from help distributing food to local…

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