Author Archives: Brooke Cheley

Happy Earth Day and Let’s G.O. (Get Outside) month

Happy Earth Day! As I continue on this journey of motherhood I am baffled at how fast time is flying.  I just hope that I am doing a decent job, and covering all my bases.  Everyday is a moment to … Continue reading

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Don Cheley on the Phoenix Society Board

Don Cheley is pleased to report that he has been selected to serve on the Phoenix Society Board of directors.  The Phoenix Society is the largest non-profit dedicated to  providing support to burn survivors and their families.  They hold the … Continue reading

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A Gentle Evaluation for Nannies

You may be your nanny’s first boss, or you may be her last boss.  She might be 18 or 85.  Whatever her age or yours, it is not always easy to give feedback to someone.  Bosses are supposed to make … Continue reading

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The Important “Letter on the Table” for Nannies

As camp directors, we spend our winter months honing our skills on how to manage people in the close quarters of camp.  We go to trainings and seminars with the best educators in this field.  Through the camp experience, we … Continue reading

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Suggested interview questions when hiring a Nanny

I was born into a wonderful legacy called camp, and I knew from a very young age that I wanted to be a camp director. For over the past decade, I have worked during the winter months to put together … Continue reading

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The Gift of Camp

Sometimes this season loses its meaning.  The purchasing of gifts overtakes it.  But if we are talking gifts, give a gift that will have a lifelong impact, send your child to camp.  I sometimes cross paths with people that do … Continue reading

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The buzz of social media keeps getting louder

In the summer we play in the mountains with wonderful campers and staff. Our business is to promote and nurture the connection to nature. And now as we cozy up in the winter months, we keep the Cheley connection alive … Continue reading

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