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Tour Cheley Colorado Camp!

Cheley Camp Badge: Identical tours of Cheley Camp will take place on Tuesdays, June 21 and July 19. Register today!

Cheley Camp Badge: Identical tours of Cheley Camp will take place on Tuesdays, June 21 and July 19. Register today!

Come and enjoy a tour of one of Colorado’s premier summer camps, located right here in Estes Park. Two tours will be offered this summer of Cheley Colorado Camp, once known as “The Land of Peaks.” These identical tours will be on Tuesday, morning, June 24th at 10:30 a.m. and Tuesday, July 22nd at 10:30 a.m.  There will be a short presentation on the history of the camp by a member of the Cheley family. Don Cheley, his son Jeff and daughter Brooke continue to carry on the legacy of positive mentoring of youth that was started by Frank, the camp’s founder. Then take a tour of the unique cabins with their hand carved mottos and view the beautiful surroundings with a Cheley staff member.

During its 93 years of operation, the camp has provided youth with the opportunity to develop lifelong skills of independence, self reliance and personal values through camping, community and wilderness challenges.

This two hour tour is sponsored by the Estes Park Museum Friends & Foundation, Inc., cost is $5.00 collected at the site. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Elaine Hunt-Downey at 970-577-3766. Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water if desired. Colorado Camp Cheley is located at 3960 Fish Creek Rd.

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