Dey'Mauriey Williams, 11, used to be a picky eater, a city kid happier watching TV than playing outside. That all changed when he spent a week at Camp Celo in the mountains where he fell in love with nature, made new friends and now likes broccoli. He went thanks to a scholarship from The Observer's Summer Camp Fund, which is now kicking off its eighth year of giving.
Dey'Mauriey Williams, 11, used to be a picky eater, a city kid happier watching TV than playing outside. That all changed when he spent a week at Camp Celo in the mountains where he fell in love with nature, made new friends and now likes broccoli. He went thanks to a scholarship from The Observer's Summer Camp Fund, which is now kicking off its eighth year of giving. Robert Lahser rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
Dey'Mauriey Williams, 11, used to be a picky eater, a city kid happier watching TV than playing outside. That all changed when he spent a week at Camp Celo in the mountains where he fell in love with nature, made new friends and now likes broccoli. He went thanks to a scholarship from The Observer's Summer Camp Fund, which is now kicking off its eighth year of giving. Robert Lahser rlahser@charlotteobserver.com

Summer camp gave Dey’Mauriey Williams an escape from his sadness

May 13, 2016 11:45 AM