Tag: EdGE Summer Camp

Return of EdGE Summer Camp’s Positive Risk Takers

CHERRYFIELD, ME — More photos from EdGE Site Coordinator Jen Kearns of Cherryfield EdGE Summer Camp students learning basic photography, including photo editing, and enjoying their free time playing Capture the Flag, learning to whistle using jack grass, learning to cool down, and watching a good movie. Learn more of what EdGE Summer Camp has…

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EdGE Summer Camp’s Positive Risk Takers

CHERRYFIELD, ME — A photo update from EdGE Site Coordinator Jen Kearns. These pics were taken by students showing other students learning basic photography at Cherryfield EdGE Summer Camp. Said Jen, these photos also show, “Cherryfield students learning positive risk taking by overcoming their fears and perceived danger in a safe, supportive environment. “The Flying…

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EdGE Summer Camp Kids Explore Art, Stories

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Thank you to EdGE Site Coordinator Don Parker for these photos of kids at this year’s EdGE Summer Art/Literacy Summer Camp. As EdGE Interim Director Isaac Marnik writes in his Summer Camp reflection: An Evelyn S. and K.E. Barrett Foundation grant provided books to all campers and students in the summer meals…

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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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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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EdGE Summer Camp – A Picture Worth 1000 Words

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission’s modified EdGE Summer Camp is well underway in Cherryfield. Our number one priority is keeping the children, families, and staff healthy and safe. At the same time, our camp goers are learning or polishing skills, such as how to visualize and capture great digital photographs. Learn more about EdGE…

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Info Session for Parents on EdGE Summer Camps, Tues., June 16, 7 PM

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Do you have questions about EdGE Summer Camp or want to learn more about what summer camps will look like this year? Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 16th at 7:00 pm, EdGE Interim Director Isaac Marnik and Maine Seacoast Mission President John Zavodny, will be answering over Zoom, questions about summer camp for any…

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Kids Out of Comfort Zones, Into New Fresh Food Prep, Tasting

CHERRYFIELD, ME — This photo taken at a recent EdGE Kids’ Kitchen Summer Camp show Rose M. Gaffney Elementary students outside their comfort zone, trying new foods, and learning cooking skills, food preparation, and cutting skills. The Mission takes a multi-faceted approach to reducing hunger and the threat of hunger in western Washington County. We…

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EdGE Summer Camp – Viewing the World from a Maine Island

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Among the many activities available to EdGE Summer Camp kids is time aboard the Mission’s Sunbeam V and exploring island communities. As you can see in this photo, the worldview from Maine islands is unique. Learn all about EdGE Summer Camps

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