30 Years – A Video History

We are celebrating 30 years of the John Austin Cheley Foundation and THE DREAM THAT SPARKED A THOUSAND SUMMERS.

Join us as we tell the story of our journey from our founding in 1989 to where we are today through a series of weekly videos that capture major milestones and events that helped define us, as told by the people who influenced and shaped our organization.


Current Release:

Video #9: 2005 – Establishing the First Endowed Campership

Previous Releases:

Video #8: 2002 – Associate Camp Partnerships: Colvig Silver Camps

Video #7: 2001 – 100th Campership Awarded

Video #6: 1996 – Associate Camp Partnerships: Sanborn Western Camps 

Video #5: 1992 – Our Unique Mentorship Program 

Video #4: 1990 – Our First Camper!

Video #3: 1989 – Turning Jack’s Dream Into A Reality: The Forming of the John Austin Cheley Foundation

Video #2: Honoring Jack Cheley: The Dream That Sparked A Thousand Summers

Video #1: Celebrating 30 Years Of The John Austin Cheley Foundation