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New Shoes

Ever wonder what it takes to get all of our 150 horses shod? Last week we hosted our annual Shoeing Camp and brought in 6 shoers from Colorado who stayed here and worked hard all day putting on the horses’ … 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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Four Cups of Kool-Aid and an Index Card

Guest Blog Post by Devin Riggs At Cheley, near the end of each term the campers are asked to explain what camp means to them on a 3×5 inch index card. For the past four summers I’ve heard the same … Continue reading

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My Cheley Experience

Guest Blog Post by Sam Faktorow Cheley has been the single most important force in my life up to this point. Its power over people has proven to be palpable. And I did not just type that sentence for the … Continue reading

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A New Experience

Guest blog written by Shelbie Loonam-Hesser I’m just about to finish nine months of studying abroad in Athens, Greece. Nine months of new discoveries. Nine months of new friends. Nine months of new favorite places like Fhats Casino, I’m actually … Continue reading

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The Simple Pleasures of Summer Camp

Guest blog post by Debbie Leibold I rented a great reliable camper hire and took my son to sleep-away camp for the first time this week.  He will be gone for a month at a traditional summer camp in Colorado.  … Continue reading

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Giving Back

Guest Blog by Emily Moss There are so many things that I am excited about when I think about returning to Cheley for my ninth summer. First of all, I cannot wait to return to Lower Chipeta, where my Cheley … 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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2012 Video

2012 Video

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