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Our purpose:

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

Our mission:

Camp Kesem supports the often-overlooked population of children affected by a parent’s cancer through a national network of summer camps run by passionate college student leaders.

About Camp Kesem Carnegie Mellon

Camp Kesem Carnegie Mellon was founded in 2014 and supports children in the Pittsburgh community by providing a week-long summer camp experience and year-long peer support. Camp Kesem Carnegie Mellon is operated by 15 student volunteers and serves 40 of campers ages 6-16 per year. For more information about Camp Kesem at Carnegie Mellon please visit on Facebook Facebook.com/CampKesemCMU and @CampKesemCMU on Twitter.

About Camp Kesem

Camp Kesem provides children through and beyond a parent’s cancer with a peer-support network that recognizes and understands their unique needs. This summer, Camp Kesem served nearly 4,000 children, ages 6-16, with fun and support through free summer camps led by passionate college students. Camp Kesem currently operates over 60 chapters in 29 states and is funded donations and community support. For more information on Camp Kesem, please visit www.campkesem.org, Facebook.com/CampKesem, and @CampKesem on Twitter & Instagram.