The Latest from Kismet

PRESS RELEASE: Kismet welcomes three new members to the board of directors

November 17, 2008

Kismet Rock Foundation Welcomes Three New Board Members Board expansion kicks off capacity building phase as Kismet prepares for its tenth year November 17, 2008, North Conway, New Hampshire – Kismet Rock Foundation (Kismet), a New Hampshire based educational non-profit, recently welcomed Sasha Eisele, Brian Post and Chris Graham to…

A Windfall of Summertime Contributions for Kismet

August 15, 2008

The Great Circle Foundation made a significant contribution to the New Hampshire based nonprofit Kismet Rock Foundation (Kismet) recently, joining other donors for a remarkable eight week total of nearly $40,000 in contributions. The news came in the weeks following the Board of Directors’ decision to initiate an organizational expansion…

Kelsey, Greg, Treosha, Jeremy and Matt

August 10, 2008

The season is flying by! Here are images and quotes from Kelsey, Greg, Treosha, Jeremy and Matt. All images by Rob Vandegrift. “The best thing was to be at dinner when the room was filled with laughter” How would you describe your week at Kismet to a friend? “The experience…

Online Auction to Benefit Kismet, Ends Tomorrow

July 30, 2008

Chris McNamara and have initiated twice annual online auctions to benefit various climbing-related nonprofit organizations. Yesterday Chris added Kismet to the list of nonprofit beneficiaries! To view the current item listings, all of which close on ebay tomorrow: Remember, 100% of the auction purchases will be donated to…

Week One ’08 Program Pics

July 28, 2008

Back Row: Alvin, Mike, Hassan, Steve, Rob Middle: Keturah, Levante, Christopher, Amber Front: Malika Week One of the program season is reserved for first year students. It was attended by seven middle schoolers (all pictured above) from Boston, Manchester and Bartlett. They were an unusually cohesive group for having just…

Summer Newsletter

July 23, 2008

Learn what’s new in our summer newsletter: Kismet Summer 08 Newsletter Would you like us to mail you a paper copy of it? Join the mailing list here.

PRESS RELEASE: Kismet Rock Foundation Program Season Now Underway

July 22, 2008

New This Year: Graduated Student Leader Program, Wilderness Medicine Curriculum July 22, 2008, North Conway, New Hampshire – Kismet Rock Foundation’s ninth season is now underway. The program welcomes sixteen new students and twenty-four returning students from Boston MA and Manchester and Bartlett NH for its unique rock climbing-focused educational…

Calling All Volunteers!

July 3, 2008

We are now scheduling program volunteers for the 2008 summer season, which begins July 20. Climbing experience is required to volunteer during climbing days. If you are not a climber but would like to be involved, we also can use assistance in organizing rainy day activities and hosting dinners for…

PRESS RELEASE: Kismet Rock Foundation Announces Expansion Plans at Annual Jubilee

May 20, 2008

Kismet student Chelsea Laguerre took to the stage for a solo singing performance at the Kismet Jubilee. Photo by Brian Post ‘A Night to Remember’ for All in Attendance Sixteen year old Kismet Rock Foundation student Chelsea Laguerre welcomed the crowd at Cranmore Mountain Resort this past Saturday with a…

Jubilee Auction Highlight – An Indulgent Day with Debony and Jay

May 13, 2008

Hair cut and make up with Debony at Debony Healthy Hair Salon and then a photo shoot with Jay Philbrick of Philbrick Photography. Includes one printed image. Special thanks to Debony and Jay! Value – $350.00

Jubilee 2008 Dinner News

May 6, 2008

The 2008 Kismet Rock Foundation Jubilee will be catered by the White Mountain Cider Company. The White Mountain Cider Company is owned by Culinary Institute of America graduates Scott and Teresa Stearns, recent awards include a “2007 Yankee Magazine Editors’ Choice”. Jubilee 2008 is coming up soon on May 17th…

2008 Annual Fund Drive

April 16, 2008

Thank you to all who have supported our 2008 Annual Fund drive. We are well on our way to our goal of $40,000, with a total of $25,541 to date! Please consider making your contribution today to help us reach that goal. Thank you!