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St Louis Cheley in the Community

Name of Event: Stand Up for Nature Earth Day 2017, a “Cheley in the Community” effort by Ava Goldson Date and Time: Saturday, April 22, 2017 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT I want to be there!: email office@cheley.com and … Continue reading

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Cheley’s Commitment to Professional Development

One of things that I have appreciated most about working at Cheley Colorado Camps is the commitment, which we as an organization have, to continuing education and professional development. Based on my Strength’s Finder results- one of my top 5 … Continue reading

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News from the Fish Creek Ranch

Just before Christmas, when shopping is all the rage, I got to do my favorite type of shopping. My favorite thing to shop for is horses. Going to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) holding facility in Canon City is … Continue reading

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The Blue Sky Cup

There is a sense of challenge and adventure in my soul that partly stems from being a teen at camp. As an adult with a demanding life that sense still appears from time to time; that longing to attempt challenges … Continue reading

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Spots Open at Cheley

It is March and summer is on the horizon! We are busy preparing for a fabulous 97th summer. We continue to be humbled by the interest in the Cheley Experience. One of our units for first term (Lower Chipeta) and … Continue reading

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To Our Beloved International Families

There have been a lot of stories in the U.S. news about an apparent change in attitude that some Americans have towards different cultures. We want to assure you that we value different cultures and perspectives, and that we are … Continue reading

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A Winter Note From Cara on the Ranch

On the first very cold and snow day (currently 3 degrees and we got about 4” of snow overnight) I hide in my office finding inside tasks to stay nice and warm. However, that doesn’t mean I didn’t have to … Continue reading

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The Passing of Louis Sass

Louis Carl Sass Jr. died peacefully in his home surrounded by family and love on Friday, October 28, 2016. The Rosary and Celebration of Life will both be held at Most Precious Blood Church at 2250 S Harrison St, Denver, … Continue reading

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An Old Friend, A Special Guest

It was an evening none of us will soon forget. Hosted at Boy’s Trails End Ranch, BTE Campers, Haiyaha Campers, and numerous staff attentively listened to a very special guest at last night’s campfire. Tom Hornbein is an infamous mountaineer. … Continue reading

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Bob Ditter at Cheley

Thank you Bob Ditter! We were fortunate to welcome Bob Ditter back to Estes Park. A well-known child, adolescent, and family therapist – Bob has been visiting Cheley Camps for nearly thirty years now. His work is well-known across the … Continue reading

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