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Joy

How many of you have seen the movie Inside Out? If you have not seen it, you should go when you go home and take your family. Inside Out is about a little girl named Riley. The movie takes place … Continue reading

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What do you do with an Idea?

This is a children’s book that was introduced to me at charity lunch I attended and once I read it I had the urge to share it with you all. What do you do with an Idea? One day, I … Continue reading

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Staff Training

More busy days! The Boy’s Store is officially OPEN with a fantastic stock! Sweatshirts, water bottles from customwater.com, Crazy Creeks, and plenty more. Staff have begun perusing through, we are excited for campers to stop in soon. Girl’s Store is … Continue reading

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Staff Training 2015

The countdown to camp has begun as our full staff officially arrived this Sunday! From across the country, even the globe, we welcome new and old as we kick off ten days of exciting and invigorating training! Throughout the week, … Continue reading

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Homesickness Guide

I find it somewhat fascinating how my role at camp has evolved over the years. I started in 1997 because the Out of Camp Program Director position opened up. I was traveling, backpacking, skiing and waitressing, and the position was … Continue reading

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Carrying the Code-Kate Dumanian

We would like to recognize Kate Dumanian for Carrying the Code. This summer, Kate will be climbing the Grand Teton in support of Big City Mountaineers (BCM), an organization dedicated to providing week-long wilderness expeditions for under-resourced youth. BCM works … Continue reading

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What Did He Win, Daddy?

The opportunity to teach our children lessons comes at interesting times, assuming they are ready to learn them at that time. This past Sunday was the finish of the Masters golf tournament. Erika was out of town for the weekend, … Continue reading

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Unplugging For The Summer: Four Reasons Our Campers Love Cheley

Every year when summer rolls around, the school year comes to an end. What doesn’t end, however, is the barrage of information and distractions people receive this no deposit list from their computers, video games, and cell phones! Admittedly, teens … Continue reading

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Family Camp at Cheley

Are you craving quality family time where you are not rushing your children from one place to the next? Are you interested in introducing your children to camp. We have an awesome opportunity for you! This is truly a gift to … Continue reading

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The Passing of Jean Jensen

We fondly remember long time Cheley employee, Jean Jensen, who passed away July 29, 2014 in Salina, KS. She was 65. Jean was hired as a Cheley summer staff member in 1970 while a teacher of typing and bookkeeping in … Continue reading

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