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Camp Kesem IU: Day 6-7

And just like that, Camp Kesem Indiana University 2014 is over. The week seemed to fly by with a blink of an eye but we were able to fit in a long list of activities and memories that will last a lifetime.  We as counselors hope that our campers come back home with stories, songs […]

Camp Kesem IU: Day 4-5

Camp Kesem IU is now in full gear as we have just completed the fourth and fifth day of this seven day bonanza/journey! At this point in the week, campers have made friends and rekindled old friendships, played on various lake toys, met jungle animals and have become full-fledged camp all-stars.  It is always a […]

Camp Kesem IU: Day 2-3

Day 2 Our first full day of camp was absolutely fantastic! Everyone showed up at breakfast decked out in their best “Fiesta Day” attire. The amount of sombreros that were bagel danced for was impressive. For those of you who don’t know, if you forget something or lose something around camp and someone finds it, […]

Camp Kesem IU: Day 1 – It’s Finally Here!

Day 1 The best week of the year has finally arrived! Camp Kesem Indiana University is thrilled to welcome 120 campers this year – a record number for us! We are having a blast already at Camp Carson in Princeton, IN. The day started with some fun carnival games and getting our campers settled into […]

What Kesem Means to Me: A Camper’s Perspective

Two months ago, we started a three-part series about what Camp Kesem means to our counselors, parents and campers.  Through the series, we have learned, firsthand, what Kesem means to everyone that is associated with it.   Today, we finish with a focus on our CKIU campers.  Here is what camp means to Superspike.  A […]

What Camp Kesem Means to Me: A Parent’s Perspective

Last month we started a three part series that will run over the next couple of months about what Camp Kesem means to our counselors, parents and campers.   Today, we focus on our CKIU parents.  Here is what camp means to Mr. Harvey and Mrs. Hughett.  A Parent’s Perspective by Matt Harvey Camp means […]

What Camp Kesem Means to Me: A Counselor’s Perspective

For those of you that follow our blog intensely, you may have noticed that we have been away for awhile.  BUT WE’RE BACK!!!  We are starting a three part series that will run over the next couple of months about what Camp Kesem means to our counselors, parents and campers.   Today, we focus on […]

Camp Kesem IU: Day 5-7

Wow!  What a week!  It is unbelievable that camp has come and gone, but oh what a camp it was.  As myself and the rest of the counselors reflected on the week after all of the campers and their families had left, there was a general consensus that this was the best week of camp […]

Camp Kesem IU: Day 2-4

Day 2-4 Welcome to/Welcome back to CKIU’s official camp week blog.  The past three days have flown by and it is hard to believe that camp is already half over.  Fortunately, we have three more days that are jam-packed with fun and exciting activities. Monday was our first full day at camp and the camper’s […]

Camp Kesem IU: Day 1

Day 1 It’s here!!! The week we wait the entire year for has finally arrived.  After months of planning and fundraising, the CK staff is thrilled to finally bring 100 campers to Camp Carson in Princeton, IN.  The day started with some fun at the new-and-improved carnival which included: an endless supply of popcorn, bozo […]