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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 […]

Counselor Interview: Sunshine

As we get closer to camp, I thought it would be a good idea to get to know some of our counselors both new and returning.  Today we have the wonderful opportunity to hear from Sunshine, a returning counselor who spent her first her at CKIU in the purple unit.  Find out why Sunshine joined […]

We’re Halfway There!

As of January 28th we are officially 6 months from the start of camp!!! All of our counselors and coordinators are working extremely hard to plan camp and to make it even better/more magical than last year.  Here are some milestones and memories from the past couple months of planning: A successful Make the Magic […]

I Am Thankful for CK Because…

As we are coming out of our Thanksgiving food comas and getting into the Holiday season I thought it would be a great time to think about the impact that Camp Kesem has on all of our lives and give thanks to the magic of camp.  So, I asked our counselors to state what about […]

2012 Camp Kesem National Summit, According to Shammy

This past weekend, our coordinator team traveled north to Michigan in order to attend the 2012 CK Summit: a national conference that included coordinators from every single Camp Kesem campus in the country.  For this week’s blog post I have a special treat, one of CKIU’s student support coordinators was willing to write about his […]