Author Archives: Joy Bengtson Giffen

Three Ways The Leadership School Staff Works for Maine – and Beyond

Can you believe that 60 amazing people now work at Kieve Wavus year-round?! And that thousands of people experience life changing moments on our campuses for over 300 days every year? Beyond the management team and the hardworking folks who … Continue reading

Posted in: News |

Alumni Profile – Molly D. Billings

Wavus 2008-09; KW West 2011; Wavus Council 2013-17; College of Wooster; B.S. Class of 2017 Chemistry and Environmental Studies Molly Billings, known as Mo Bills around Wavus, grew up in Bangor, Maine. Her mother met Henry Kennedy through the Leadership … Continue reading

Posted in: Alumni Stories & History, Wavus Camp for Girls |

Kieve-Wavus Alumni Wilderness Trip on the St. Croix

This year’s Alumni Wilderness Trip is on the sublime St. Croix River! Sun, Aug 12, 2018, 2:00 PM – Thu, Aug 16, 2018, 4:00 PM Arrive at Wavus Sunday, August 12 mid afternoon. Hit the gear shed, hit the Jewell … Continue reading

Posted in: News |

The Loyalty Fund 2018 Annual Fundraiser

Friends of the Loyalty Fund, April is right around the corner, which as well know means one thing and one thing only: it’s time for our annual Press Box Fundraiser! For those who haven’t joined us in the past, this … Continue reading

Posted in: News |

Teton Science School VP of Educator Development Opportunity

DO YOU KNOW OF ANYONE THAT WOULD BE A GREAT CANDIDATE? PASS IT ALONG! VP of Educator Development Job Description

Posted in: News |

Alumni Feature: Andrew P. Davis

Andrew “Woody” P. Davis Kieve 1986-90, 1992-94; Kieve Council 1996-01; KW West Co-Leader 2002-04 Stanford University; B.A. Class of 2001; School of Education M.Ed. and M.B.A. Class of 2008 Woody grew up in Alexandria, VA and discovered Kieve one summer … Continue reading

Posted in: Alumni Stories & History, News |

Kieve-Wavus Alumni Allagash 2017 Wilderness Trip

Back row (l to r): Sean Cullen, Elliott Murphy, Erin Gates, Marshall Murphy, Mackey Cromwell, Henry Chance, Jim Chance, and Dan Bliss Front row (l to r): Rosie Palmer Ford, Mike Westcott and Courts Bliss Allagash 2017 Trip Notes by … Continue reading

Posted in: News |

Wavus Alumna Rose Palmer Ford

Rosie first came to Wavus in 2009 after Susan Russell (Trustee Emeritus) shared Wavus with Rosie’s grandmother. Rosie had grown up in London, and she spent her childhood outdoors and went camping every summer, but she had not been on … Continue reading

Posted in: News |

Kieve-Wavus Education 2016 Scholarship Awards Totals

Posted in: News |

The Leadership School’s Educator’s In Residence Testimonials

From January thru March, The Leadership School Educator-In-Residence (EIR) program is working with 11 schools from Searsport to Kennebunk. Each educator enters his or her school with an open mind and a set of goals and objectives shaped by the … Continue reading

Posted in: News |