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WELCOME

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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Community Impact Project

Twelve new Camp Kesem sites were announced as beneficiaries of the LIVESTRONG Community Impact Project. Click here to find out which schools are joining the Camp Kesem family.

Scoring For Good

Scoring For Good

We’ve partnered with 5 amazing NFL athletes for the 2nd season of 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

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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 Katniss! Read her story here.

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Magic Makers Spotlight

This month we would like to spotlight and give special thanks to LIVESTRONG who has been an incredible champion of Camp Kesem since 2011.
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10/09/2014 HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT CAMP KESEM COLUMBIA 2015!

**EDIT: Sorry for any confusion, we had previously written in this post that camp would end on August 25. It actually ends on the August 28th. The correct dates are as shown below. Hey Camp Kesem Columbia family, We have some enormous news regarding our 4th camp session, in the summer of 2015! **Drumroll Please** […]

09/25/2014 CAMP KESEM’s 3RD ANNUAL SUSAN’S MAGIC MAKERS RAISES OVER $470,000

  POST EVENT MEDIA ALERT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CAMP KESEM’s 3RD ANNUAL SUSAN’S MAGIC MAKERS RAISES OVER $470,00 Former NFL Players Recognized for Helping Children Through and Beyond Parent’s Cancer September 23, 2014 (Santa Monica, CA) WHAT:                 This past weekend, Camp Kesem held its third Susan’s Magic Makers, an annual fundraising event that was created […]

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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 touched […]

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04/16/2014 Camp Kesem Michigan Spring Reunion Recap 04/16/14

It was so great seeing everyone who came out for our Spring Reunion and Family Info Session at our home-base in Fenton this past Sunday! The day started out with a rousing game of elbow tag in the Camp Copneconic Lodge (where Ducky got her workout in)! Campers then got to enjoy three of Camp […]

03/11/2014 Veritas Prep Camp Kesem Fundraiser 03/11/14

Are you applying to graduate business programs? Do you want top quality preparation for the GMAT? Would you like to spread magic to families affected by cancer at the same time? If your answer is yes to those three questions, consider participating in the Veritas Prep Camp Kesem Fundraiser. Veritas Prep offers GMAT preparation through […]