Changing kids’ lives through transformative summer camp experiences

Our New Identity

In 1989 the John Austin Cheley Foundation was launched by friends of John Austin (Jack) Cheley to honor his legacy and help fulfill his dream of making the summer camp experience available to kids whose families could not otherwise afford it. We are excited about our new identity, but we are still the same organization at heart – founded to honor the vision of Jack Cheley and the dream that sparked A THOUSAND SUMMERS.

Campership reengagement icon

78%

program
re-engagement rate

Campership Value icon

$574,413

Campership value
awarded last year

Years Jack has awarded icon

30

years
developing youth

Camperships awarded icon

1,313

camperships
awarded

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