An op-ed recently appeared in the New York Times that affirms the value of the wilderness (i.e. Keewaydin) experience: Blissfully Lost in the Woods
It is with great sadness that I bring you the news of Tony Schulte’s (’40) passing at the age of 82. He died unexpectedly on Sunday, June 17 at his summer lake home in Maine.
Tony was a camper at Dunmore from 1940-1944. He maintained close ties to Keewaydin throughout his life, sending his son Peter to camp in the 1960s- and 70s, serving on the Foundation Board from 1997-2006, and spending a few summers as a visiting staff in the 2000s. He was one of Keewaydin’s greatest promoters, responsible for recommending dozens of boys to camp.
Arrangements for a service are yet to be determined, but indications are that a memorial will take place in New York City in September. Tony is survived by his wife, Liz, son Peter and daughter Lucy Danziger. Liz Schulte’s address is 1220 Park Ave., Apt 13 D, New York, NY 10128.
Here is a link to an obituary in Publisher’s Weekly.
See “Making the Case for Summer Camp” on the Make It Better: North Shore – Family, Community and You ezine (based in the North Shore suburbs of Chicago).
Check out the great video of Songadeewin Summer 2011.
Watch Abby Fenn’s historic comments honoring Waboos, in the midst of Tropical Storm Irene at Keewaydin Dunmore, August 28, 2o11.
Check out the great video of the Moosalamoo boys whitewater canoeing down the Petawawa River Ontario. July 2011.
The Keewaydin Foundation is very proud to congratulate our own Tim Tadlock and KEEC, which recently received a Vermont Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence. Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Secretary Deb Markowitz presented awards to 23 Vermont organizations and individuals at the State House in Montpelier on June 30th. Honorees were recognized for their efforts to conserve and protect natural resources, prevent pollution, and promote environmental sustainability. These prestigious awards honor individuals groups, and businesses that best exemplify the spirit of volunteerism and community service in Vermont.
KEEC’s award was given under the category of Environmental Excellence in Education & Outreach – recognizing organizations and projects that inform and educate others about environmentally responsible practices or that empower citizens to enhance the quality of the environment for local, regional or global communities. During the ceremony, it was duly noted that KEEC has served as the longstanding model (since 1973) of residential outdoor educational program for elementary and middle school students.
Congratulations Tim and KEEC!