Become A Camper

Camper applications are now open!

If you are a returning camper, please be aware the application is slightly different from previous years. If you have any questions regarding the application please send them to

Basic Information:

  • Spaces are available first come, first serve!
  • Camp is FREE for campers & their families!
  • Campers must be between the ages of 6-16 by the time camp starts
  • Camp will be located at Camp One Heartland in Willow River, MN
  • Camp dates: August 10-15 and August 17-22

You can access the camper applications here:

Camper Application

We are also offering a CIT program this year for previous campers who are now 17 years old and are interested in continuing with Camp Kesem as a future counselor! The CIT program will take place during the second week of camp: August 17-22.

You can access CIT applications here:

CIT Application

For more information, please contact us at