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Camp Kesem is a nationwide community, driven by passionate college student leaders, supporting children through and beyond their parent’s cancer.

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Giving Tuesday 2014!

#GivingTuesday inspires personal philanthropy and encourages bigger, better and smarter charitable giving during the holiday season, showing that the world truly gives as good as it gets. Join us and be a part of a global celebration of a new tradition of generosity on December 2, 2014! Learn more about what our students are doing here.

Scoring For Good

Scoring For Good

EJ Manuel of the Buffalo Bills, C.J. Spiller of the Buffalo Bills, Tyler Polumbus of the Washington Redskins, Glover Quin of the Detroit Lions, and Anthony Castonzo of the Indianapolis Colts will help us generate greater awareness of and support for Camp Kesem during their games this season!  Support them by downloading the NEW Scoring For Good mobile app available in iTunes & Google Play to show them your football skills! More information here. 

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Happy Campers!

“My kids didn’t want to leave. They are excited about next year already.  Thank you to everyone for being an extended family for the week. You are all truly amazing people who could have chosen to do anything in this world but instead chose to touch the lives of families dealing with cancer. You touched our kids and all of us in a memorable way. No doubt about it, there were angels walking around on Friday with Camp Kesem tie dye shirts on!”
– Parent, Camp Kesem OSU

March 2015 camper spotlight

Camper Spotlight

We love our campers and want to share their stories with you! Every month, we like to shine our spotlight on a new camper and share with you their lives outside of camp! This month’s spotlight is on Olive! Read her story here.

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Magic Makers Spotlight

This month we would like to spotlight and give special thanks to Jim & Mary Nelson who has been incredible champions of Camp Kesem.
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03/29/2015 WE ARE HIRING IN CHICAGO: Development Coordinator

POSITION: Development Coordinator REPORTS TO: Development Manager ABOUT CAMP KESEM: Camp Kesem recognizes and embraces the often-overlooked population of children touched by a parent’s cancer.  Our programs create a life-long community of support, to help address their unique needs.  Best known is our camp program – a national network of college student run, FREE summer camps […]

02/24/2015 WE ARE HIRING: Marketing Coordinator

POSITION: Marketing Coordinator REPORTS TO: Chief Development & Marketing Officer ABOUT CAMP KESEM: Camp Kesem recognizes and embraces the often-overlooked population of children touched by a parent’s cancer.  Camp Kesem’s programs help create a life-long community of support, to help address their unique needs.  Best known is their camp program – a national network of […]

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Run the LA Marathon with TEAM Kesem!

Camp Kesem is proud to be an Official Charity of the LA Marathon - March 15, 2015. Why not be part of the fun – and help raise awareness and funds for Camp Kesem - by being a runner for Team Kesem? You’ll not only get well-deserved bragging rights – covering the scenic route from Dodger Stadium to the Santa Monica pier – you’ll also […]

The Magic Ball

  You will never forget your evening at The Magic Ball. One of Chicago’s most memorable charity events – held in a venue unmatched by any other – The Magic Ball is a unique blend of fun, magic, surprise, fantastic food and entertainment – all supporting an unparalleled charity organization which provides support to children […]

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03/09/2015 03/09/15

Join us on Tuesday March 10th in the DuBois Center in the Meadows room from 7-8 to learn about how you can become a counselor this summer! We can’t wait to see you there!

02/17/2015 MAKE THE MAGIC 02/17/15

Make sure you check out Make the Magic. Make the Magic is an annual charity dinner held to raise awareness of Camp Kesem in the Miami area. This year, Make the Magic will be held on March 22, 2015 at SAC Center Ballrooms (1330 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, FL, 33146). We cordially invite you to Make the Magic 2015!