Author Archives: Brooke Cheley

They are Learning

Monday was a dream come true for me.  We went skiing with our girls. That’s right the same ones that were protesting, just three weeks ago. It was awesome to see their quick progress.  Kate was humming Timber by Pitbull … Continue reading

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I Get It – A Trip to Ski School

Okay, I get it, I totally get it.  The closer my children come to camper age, the more I understand a parent’s apprehension of  sending them to an overnight camp. This weekend was Kate (5) and Ellie’s (8) first day … Continue reading

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Camp Update-Save the Date for Volunteer Weekend

As we take time to reflect on our many blessings during this holiday season, we continue to love being in the business that we are in. We are humbled and honored to be the stewards of Cheley Colorado Camps. We … Continue reading

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Assistant Ranch Manager/Facility Support Position Open

Position: The Assistant Ranch Manager helps the Ranch Manager with the care of Cheley Camps’ horses and the related facilities as well as supporting our maintenance staff.  This position has two distinct seasons. The summer responsibilities (approx. May 1 to … Continue reading

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Jimmy Wilson

Jimmy Wilson.  To those that knew him, his name brings up a chuckle, a smile, a funny memory, maybe even a flusterated moment (which was a word he used)  For me, he was a grandfather.  The last time I saw … Continue reading

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Happy Trails to Chris Schrader and his Family

As a 93 year old organization we are grateful to have so many hands that have contributed to our successes.  If you ever go on a camp tour with Don Cheley he can tell you who built a certain wall, … Continue reading

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Colorado will recover from floods

In 2006 our family moved right into the middle of post-Katrina New Orleans. At that time, New Orleans was literally in shambles and many people around the country were questioning whether the city should be rebuilt at all. Fortunately, nobody … Continue reading

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What’s Next

“I wish there was a way to know you’re in the good old days before you’ve actually left them.” Andy, The Office I love this quote as I can relate. My dream of moving back to Denver is finally coming … Continue reading

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A Summer Break

“Those on the outside don’t understand it and those on the inside can’t explain it.” This is the expression I use when trying to explain camp to my family and friends. It’s hard to put into words what camp means … Continue reading

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Inside the Bubble

Summer. Children giggling, horses trotting, fires blazing, tie dye splattering, bikes whizzing by, sneaky whispers at rest period, and chants of encouragement are all too-familiar sounds during my summer. For the past five years, I’ve dedicated myself to working at … Continue reading

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