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Dylan T – Bye Bye Birdie

https://www.cheleyfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Bye-Bye-Birdie.mp4   Dylan Tripp has attended Cheley Camps as a JACF camper for 5 years.  Dylan is 15 years old and lives in Boulder, CO. Dylan’s project saw him serve as Assistant Director for the Casey Middle School theater’s musical production. As a former actor with the group, Dylan wanted to give back to the program. Learning Objectives: Foster the […]

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Isabella P – Inside the Child’s Mind

https://www.cheleyfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Inside-the-Childrens-Mind.mp4   Isabella has attended Cheley Camps as a JACF camper for 3 years.  Isabella is 15 years old and lives in WaKeeney, KS. Isabella coordinated multiple sensory friendly events at the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem. Isabella recruited 27 of her fellow classmates to assist her with the events. She also collected books to donate to the Diggs-Latham Elementary […]

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Bodhi K – Classroom Artwork

https://www.cheleyfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Classroom-Artwork.mp4   Bodhi is 15 years old, lives in Boulder, CO and is a 6th summer camper at Cheley Colorado Camps. Bodhi’s project involved coordinating multiple cultural art days at Superior Elementary school where he once attended. Learning Objectives: Help the students understand themselves as an artist Further the students’ understanding of other people and culture. […]

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A Letter From A Grateful Mother

To The John Austin Cheley Foundation, I am writing this letter on behalf of my 17-year-old son Devin M, whom received a scholarship from the Cheley Foundation, to attend the Sanborn Camp in Colorado for the Summers of 2015 and 2016. I can honestly state that my son’s acceptance and the scholarship program has changed my […]

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Building Community – The Ogichi Daa ‘Kwe’

RAINY LAKE — It’s early afternoon on the shores of Frank’s Bay, International Falls, MN and a lunch bell starts to ring. From all directions, campers and staff descend upon the dining room in the camp’s impressive main hall. After a morning of rock climbing, canoe building, archery, weaving, sailing, trip preparations and more, energy from the […]

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