About Us

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.

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 Camp

Developed, organized and conducted by students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

We held our first camp in June of 2013 and hosted 27 campers.

Free for the families served.

Camp Kesem is open to all children regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, or financial status.