Colorado summer camp

Boys' Trail's End - Boys 12-17

For boys 12-17 who have completed grades 6-11

Boys’ Trail’s End Ranch borders Rocky Mountain National Park along the impressive North Fork of the Big Thompson River. The age range at Boys’ Trail’s End provides a strong sense of camp unity with a family feel. Friendships grow strong in a setting modeled after the pioneer days of the rugged West. Sixteen Conestoga wagons provide the sleeping quarters for the campers at Boys’ Trail’s End, with four boys assigned to each wagon.

Boys’ Trail’s End offers all the activities of the Cheley program, including hiking, backpacking and mountain biking. A unique aspect of this camp is its horsepacking program. If you choose to participate, you’ll head to the barns after breakfast to learn the fine art of packing a horse, including knot tying skills, packing for balance and efficiency, and packhorse leading techniques. You’ll learn how to read the horses’ personalities and behaviors for what they need. You’ll challenge yourself, develop and live by a Code of Living, make new friends and learn valuable life skills.

You and your friends at Boys’ Trail’s End look out for one another, have fun together and trade stories about trying things you’ve never done before. It’s a great feeling to know that others are eager to hear about your day’s adventures. When the group gathers for a cookout, you can feel the strength of the friendships that develop in a camp reminiscent of western ranch life. Boys’ Trail’s End campers choose from a wide range of activities. Check out the choices below at Cheley's boys' high school summer camp.

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