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Letter from the Director: Goals for 2017

Goals for 2017: Letter from the Director Friends of Camp Colley Foundation, The time-honored tradition of making New Year resolutions speaks to the promise and optimism we feel as we approach a new year. Camp Colley Foundation has identified two strategic goals that...

Letters from Camp: Camper Experience

Meaningful Connections Happen at Camp Colley Camp Colley is all about connections. Our program is designed to connect kids to nature, self-confidence, and relationships. These are protective and promotive factors for youth. Nature is inherently fascinating and...

Letters from Camp: Weekend Family Camp

Why Does Camp Colley offer Family Camp? We’ve all heard of risk factors that contribute to negative outcomes for youth and problems within families. Living in low socio-economic (low SES) circumstances is a persistent risk factor with far-reaching negative...

Letters from Camp: Job Training at Camp Colley

Perspectives from Youth in the Camp Colley Job Training Program In Phoenix, 1 in 5 of our young adults ages 16-24 are neither working nor in school. It is the highest rate in the nation. This demographic is referred to “Disconnected Youth” or...

Letters from Camp: Social-Emotional Learning

Camp Counselor Perspective: Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is Paramount One of the counselors at Camp Colley this summer was a graduate student pursuing a Master of Social Work (MSW) at ASU. She shares her insight about youth development through participation at Camp...

Choices at Camp: What Are Kids Choosing?

by: Kristen Whiteman, Research Intern It’s the first day of camp and the campers are all getting settled in and learning about what camp has to offer. They have many opportunities ahead of them in the coming days at camp, lots of choices to make about what they will...
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