Important Dates

2016 campers may enroll for 2017 during the summer of 2016. Parents may download applications from the web site, register online, or register at Final Weekend in person.

2016 Family Camp campers must register while at Family Camp to ensure a space for 2017.

September 15th: Campers who took a year off, or had a family member attend Cheley may enroll. (Alumni enrollment).

October 1st: Brand new families may enroll.

October 1st: Lottery is held for Family Camp spaces. Any family not receiving a space will go on the waitlist. All applications received after this date will go on the waitlist.

November 1st: 2017 rates go into effect. Families that enrolled before this date receive the 2016 pricing.

January 1st: Cancellation fee increases from $150 to $300. First payment is due. Discount if full tuition is received in January.

February 1st: Cancellation fee increases to $400.

March 1st: Cancellation fee increases to $600. Second payment is due.

April 1st: Cancellation fee increases to $800.

May 1st: Cancellation fee increases to $1000. Third and final payment is due. All forms must be returned to office by this date.

May 15th: Cheley Office staff move from Denver to Estes Park.

June 1st: No refund is given if cancellation occurs after this date.

June 15th Wednesday: First term campers arrive! Flights should land between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. Car drop offs should occur between 1:00 and 4:00 pm.

July 9th Saturday:

  • 9:00 am Horseshow for Lower Chipeta and Lower Ski Hi followed by a complimentary BBQ lunch.
  • 11:00 am Horseshow for Chipeta and Ski Hi followed by a complimentary BBQ lunch.
  • 12:30 BBQ lunch for Senior Chipeta and Haiyaha followed by Horseshow.
  • 12:30 BBQ lunch for BTE & GTE followed by Horseshow.
  • 6:15 pm Recognition Campfire for Lower Chipeta.
  • 7:00 pm Recognition Campfire for Chipeta.
  • 7:30 pm Recognition Campfire for Senior Chipeta, Girls' Trail' s End and Boys' Trail' s End.

July 10th Sunday:

  • Chapel begins at 11:00. Guests are welcome to attend Chapel and bring a picnic lunch to eat on property with campers after Chapel. Campers return to their units by 1:30 pm to pack and participate in closing activities.
  • 6:30 pm Recognition Campfires for Lower Ski Hi
  • 7:00 pm Recognition Campfires for Ski Hi
  • 7:30 pm Recognition Campfire for Haiyaha

July 11th Monday: First term ends. All Campers should be picked up no later than 8:30 am. Camper traveling by airplane should have flights departing between 9:00 am and 1:00pm.

July 13th Wednesday: Second term campers arrive! Flights should land between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. Car drop offs should occur between 1:00 and 4:00 pm.

August 6th Saturday:

  • 9:00 am Horseshow for Lower Chipeta and Lower Ski Hi followed by a complimentary BBQ lunch.
  • 11:00 am Horseshow for Chipeta and Ski Hi followed by a complimentary BBQ lunch.
  • 12:30 BBQ lunch for Senior Chipeta and Haiyaha followed by Horseshow.
  • 12:30 BBQ lunch for BTE & GTE followed by Horseshow.
  • 6:15 pm Recognition Campfire for Lower Chipeta.
  • 7:00 pm Recognition Campfire for Chipeta.
  • 7:30 pm Recognition Campfire for Senior Chipeta, Girls' Trail' s End and Boys' Trail' s End.

August 7th Sunday:

  • Chapel begins at 11:00. Guests are welcome to attend Chapel and bring a picnic lunch to eat on property with campers after Chapel. Campers return to their units by 1:30 pm to pack and participate in closing activities.
  • 6:30 pm Recognition Campfires for Lower Ski Hi
  • 7:00 pm Recognition Campfires for Ski Hi
  • 7:30 pm Recognition Campfire for Haiyaha

August 8th Monday: Second term ends. All Campers should be picked up no later than 8:30 am. Camper traveling by airplane should have flights departing between 9:00 am and 1:00pm.

August 9th Tuesday: Family Camp begins. Families should arrive between 1:00 and 3:00 pm.

August 14th Sunday: Family Camp ends. Families depart after breakfast.

September 15th: Cheley Office staff move from Estes Park to Denver.