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The Dreamers, the Doers and those in between

In 1883, an engineer named John Roebling was inspired by an idea to build a bridge connecting New York to Long Island. But bridge building experts throughout the world thought that this was an impossible feat and told Roebling to … Continue reading

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Born to be Wild

Like a true Nature’s Child, We were born, born to be Wild. -       Mars Bonfire After a day without Internet, we are once again connected and uploading photos.  I apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience. Being … Continue reading

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Farewell to First term

Another term has ended, and for some, concluding their final days at Cheley.  For others, it is the start of a new summer tradition.  For all, it is has been an experience that will be cherished forever.  It has been … Continue reading

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Rockstock

“Sit beside a mountain stream, See her waters rise, Listen to the pretty sound of music as she flies….” Tucked away in seclusion, next to a peaceful creek in the woods, is the out camping site Rockstock.  It is one … Continue reading

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Code of Living

“Character is not achieved over night or created at will or “caught” as we have been told, in the strictest sense.  As a matter of fact Character, greatly as it is to be desired, is NOT a thing in itself … Continue reading

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It’s here

Summer is finally here and the Cheley Colorado Camps are prepared for another incredible summer, thanks to a lot of hard work from our pre-camp crew and full time staff.  These counselors and support staff workers arrived to Cheley in … Continue reading

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It is not about the curtains

We always get a chuckle when it’s time to explain to the pre-camp crew what their assignment is for the day.  “What? You want me to rake and redistribute these pine needles and move around these large rocks into a … Continue reading

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Boy Scout Merit Badges at Cheley

For the past few years, I have been authorized as a Merit Badge counselor for the Boy Scouts.  We have many campers that are also involved in Boy Scouts and would love to complete a few badges at camp. I … Continue reading

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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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Parenting and Technology

Now that I have joined the parent community.  I recently attended a meeting that addressed the impact technology is having on family dynamics and relationships.  Craig Knippenberg talked about the positive and negative impacts he has seen as the byproduct … Continue reading

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