OUR HOME FOR HEALING.

KITA'S FUTURE HOME

The next chapter of KITA's story is on the shore of Loon Pond. With this property as the vehicle for growth, KITA will continue to run its flagship summer camp program while expanding to become a Home for Healing with increased capacity and program offerings, and broadened populations served.

Here, on Loon Pond in Southern Maine, community, mental health, and nature will walk hand-in-hand with the goal of generational transformation. But first, we need your help.




CAMPAIGN GOAL: $3.4M

OUR PROJECT

The 28.5-acre property situated on Loon Pond in Acton, Maine is expected to include:

 

  • The Kita Commons

  • Kitchen

  • Wellness Center

  • Bathhouses

  • Kita Group Cabins

  • Staff and Retreat Cabins

  • Outdoor Playing Fields

  • Bunk Cabins

  • Create Cabin

  • Outdoor Pavilions

  • Welcome Center

  • Nature Education Building

  • Waterfront

  • Firepits

  • GAGA 

  • Walking Trails

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NAMING OPPORTUNITIES

Numerous possibilities exist at our future home  for donors or sponsors interested in having their name, or a memorial dedication, at the Loon Pond property.

 

Contact Sydney Mosher at smosher@campkita.com for more information, or secure your opportunity today

A PLACE FOR HEALING, HONORING, AND REMEMBERING. 

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BENCHES

Benches encourage the culture of listening, community, and friendship at KITA or can memorialize a loved one.  

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BRICKS

Memorialize a loved one or pay tribute to a special summer at Camp Kita in a tangible way with a memorial brick on KITA’s new property.

WHY THIS PROPERTY IS SPECIAL:
  • Conveniently located 90 minutes from Boston, and 60 minutes to Portland, Maine .

  • Will be built with our specific population and programming in mind

  • 15% of Camp Kita’s historic camper population lives within 25 miles of Loon Pond

  • Facility capacity to increase KITA programs and served population and to share with external like-minded groups

  • Provides much-needed permanency and consistency for our campers

  • Provides a physical place for honoring, remembering, and building community

"A few years ago, I randomly googled "camps for kids whose parent died by suicide".  I don't really know why I did that but I got one hit:  Camp Kita.  After spending a few minutes reading about their mission, I instantly knew how important Camp Kita must be for the kids that attend and I made a donation.  If Camp Kita was around when I was a child, it would have dramatically improved the course of my life.

 

Please consider joining me in donating to the Loon Project. Your gift will make a significant and lifelong impact on the lives of the children who attend." 

 

Randall Reinwasser

LAND ACKNOWLEDGMENT

The word 'Kita' is an Abenaki-Penobscot word for “listen”.  The Loon Pond land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange among indigenous peoples for thousands of years and is the home of the Abenaki People. Camp Kita honors, recognizes and respects these peoples, especially the Abenaki, as the traditional stewards of the lands and waters on which we gather today. In that spirit, today we will begin by acknowledging that we are guest in this land. We need to respect and help protect the lands within our use

 

While we build our resilience through community, it is important to us to reflect on a greater future of inclusivity. Land acknowledgements are a way for us to reflect upon the duality of our work— while we work within our team, our community, and with our campers to promote greater inclusivity and abolish inequities.

Camp Kita is proud to support Abenaki Helping Abenaki, Inc.