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Tour Cheley Colorado Camp

Cheley-campJoin us for a tour of Cheley Colorado Camp, once known as “The Land of Peaks” on Tuesday, morning, June 25th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 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.

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.

This two hour tour is sponsored by the Estes Park Museum Friends & Foundation, Inc., cost is $5 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. A second tour will be held on Tuesday, July 23rd.


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