Ohio State

CKOSU camper spots are filled so you can now only apply for the waitlist, or CK Case Western is still looking for campers and you can find their information at http://campkesem.org/casewestern.

Camp 2015: June 28th through July 3rd



A snapshot of Spirit and Captain from our fall reunion.

What is 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 will serve over 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.

Camp Kesem at The Ohio State University 

Camp Kesem OSU was founded in 2011 and supports children in the Columbus community by providing a week-long summer camp experience and year-long peer support. Camp Kesem OSU is operated by 50 student volunteers and serves approximately 110 of campers ages 6-16 per year. For more information about Camp Kesem at Ohio State please visit https://www.facebook.com/CampKesematOSU and @CampKesemOSU on Twitter.

Camp 2015 will be held June 28th through July 3rd at Camp Willson in Bellefontaine!


We’re all over the web! Just click on these links to see up to the minute updates on what we’re doing.

Facebook- Here you can find quick updates and blurbs about all things Camp Kesem OSU.

Instagram- Photos of all your favorite campers in one place.

Twitter-Daily updates and pictures in 140 characters or less.

Blog- Check the blog to see what a day at camp looks like.

Friends of Camp Kesem- Here you will find information about our fundraising and donations.



There are many ways to get in touch with us! For general questions, please contact Co-Directors Sundrop and Pinecone at OSU@campkesem.org

For questions about registering your child for camp, please contact Barbie and Oatmeal at osu.outreach@campkesem.org or at (614) 699-2267 (CAMP)

For questions about applying as a counselor, please contact Glitterbug and Leaf at osu.volunteer@campkesem.org