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2015 Theme Weeks

  • Session 1 - Harry Potter
  • Session 2 - Jurassic Park
  • Session 3 - Frozen
  • Session 4 - Rodeo Roundup
  • Mini Camp 1 - Neverland
  • Session 5 - Pirates vs. Ninjas
  • Session 6 - Big Hero Week
  • Session 7 - Spy Week
  • Session 8 - Shark Week
  • Session 9 - Hunger Games Week



The Impact of Camp

     Camp, at its core, is transformational. When the impact can’t be ordered from Amazon or booked online or saved in a que (because you can’t put confidence or independence in a nice little package with gift wrap and a bow), the true benefits of...


Preparing Your Camper

  Camp Chief Ouray is a beautiful setting in the picturesque Rocky Mountains. We sit at an elevation of 8,700 feet above sea level, which brings with it a certain amount of issues that we commonly see in our campers. Things like altitude issues, sun exposure...


Camp as a “Friend Maker”

Camp programs are magical in so many ways; we teach campers new skills, we build confidence through progressive programming, we explore other cultures, and we facilitate making new friends. Perhaps the biggest thing on this list we do for campers, is help them find and...


Staff Training 2014

The 2014 summer season staff members spent Wednesday, May 28th to Friday, June 6  mentally and physically preparing themselves and Camp Chief Ouray in all possible ways. The goal of the week was to completely prepare for an entire summer of fun,  safety, and success. While growing...