Archive for November, 2017

Wayfinder and Jill McGowan team up for Giving Tuesday!

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

We are thrilled to partner with Jill McGowan for Giving Tuesday. From 10-7pm, Jill McGowan, Inc. will donate 10% of all proceeds to Wayfinder Schools. Not only that, four local designers will participate in a trunk show and from 3-7 there will be appetizers, libations and door prizes. Join us!

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Check out our most recent Passages Press!

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Six Word Memoirs, Alumni Updates, A Homemade Play Dough Recipe & More. Check it out!

Fall 17 Passages Press

Our Camping Trip to Cow Island with Ripple Effect

Monday, November 6th, 2017


Last month we spent several days on Cow Island with Ripple Effect: camping, kayaking, learning about ecology, challenging ourselves on the zip line and ropes course, practicing team building and learning leadership skills. The weather was wet, but spirits stayed bright. Great job Wayfinder crew! Thank you Ripple Effect!

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Apple Picking with Passages Students and Their Little Ones!

Monday, November 6th, 2017

This fall we’ve had two apple picking trips, the first to Hope Orchards with our midcoast Passages students, and the second to Thompson’s Orchards with our southern Maine Passages students.

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Above: Midcoast Passages students at Hope Orchards. Students later returned to our Camden campus  to make apple crisp for our Fall Open House.

moms and babes Passages students and their babies at our Camden Open House. We enjoyed homemade apple crisp, warm apple cider, homemade mac and cheese and other treats.

group We were thrilled that so many alumni stopped by to visit! L-R: Erika (’15), Passages Teacher Cathy Ames-Cruz, Marissa (’16) and Justin (’16).

A few weeks later, the Southern Maine crew visited Thompson’s Orchards:

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Two wonderful days with all these amazing young parents and their kiddos. Thank you Thompson’s & Hope Orchards!

Enchanted Holiday Event

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Join us for a silent auction, light hors d’oeuvres by Kitchen Chicks, hear who the local sponsor contest winner is for the holiday decor, and learn about Wayfinder Schools and our programs. Early Bird ticket prices through Nov. 15th!


5:00PM Doors Open, Cash Bar & Holiday-themed Silent Auction Preview

5:30PM Holiday Décor Contest Review & Voting begins for Gold & Silver Sponsors

6:00PM Silent Auction, Hors d’Oeuvres & Refreshments

7:00PM Silent Auction ends, Live Program of Wayfinder Schools begins

7:15PM Contest voting ends, tallying begins!

7:30PM Holiday Décor Contest Winner Announced


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