We are so lucky to have so many dedicated individuals as part of our team! We would not be able to spread the magic without our coordinators, counselors, general members, advisory board and camp staff! We really appreciate all of their help and support!
- Camp Kesem 2013 Coordinators
MEET OUR 2013 COORDINATORS
Daisy is a 4th year Microbiology major at OSU and this year she is serving as one of the camp’s co-chairs. Her favorite camp activity is hosting dance parties in the girl’s cabin and getting her groove on!She also enjoys being “fierce” with Camp Kesem songs like “You Can’t Ride in My Little Red Wagon” and “Hey Burrito!” Daisy is passionate about helping with camp because she loves meeting all of the incredible campers who come!
Bear is serving as one of the Camp Kesem co-chairs this year! She is a fourth year English major and Theatre minor at Ohio State. Her favorite holiday is Thanksgiving, which falls in her favorite season, autumn. She couldn’t choose just one superhero, so her two favorites are Batman and Iron Man. She loves the color yellow and “wouldn’t trade her experiences with the wonderful people involved with Camp Kesem for anything.”
Barbie is a second year studying Middle Childhood Education and one of our Camper Care coordinators. She loves pink, skittles, chocolate, and “Apples to Apples.” In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, playing sports, shopping, sleeping and spending time with family and friends. Her favorite part of camp was the campfires at the end of each day because everyone was gathered in one place to sing songs, play games, roast marshmallows and enjoy each other’s company!
Sundrop is a Pre-Occupational Therapy Psychology major at The Ohio State University. She is serving as one of our Camper Care coordinators this year! Her favorite color is yellow, which goes perfect with her name! Sundrop’s favorite food is lomo saltado, which is a Peruvian dish her mom makes. She loves CK songs, but her favorite is Tarzan! She loves everything about Kesem, but especially the silly games! She can’t wait for more silly games this summer!
Administration and Camp Programming
Gumby is the co-coordinator for Administration and Camp Programming this year. She is a Biomedical Science major at Ohio State. Her favorite foods are raspberries, chocolate, and pizza. She loves the color blue and in her free time, enjoys playing sports. While she loves doing anything active and outside, she is also admittedly a bookworm. She is so excited to spend some wonderful camp days outside with our CK campers!
Bambi is an Animal Sciences major at Ohio State and one of our Administration and Camp Programming coordinators. She obviously loves all animals, but her favorite are polar bears and dogs! Bambi’s favorite color is turquoise and her favorite food is blueberries. She has never been to camp, but is so excited to get to know all of our CK campers and have a fun, silly week!
Popsicle is a Pre-Vet Biology major who will be attending The Ohio State University’s Veterinary School next fall! He is one of our Student Support coordinators this year. His best memory of camp last year was launching Rosey and Chipmunk in the air using the infamous “Blob.” He still remembers the terror on their faces as they rose in the air and then the enormous grins as they landed safely again on the “Blob.” Popsicle’s favorite camp song is What Can Make a Hippopotamus Smile. His favorite camp games are capture the flag and balloon soccer and his favorite camp food are s’mores!
Kat is a Fashion and Retail Studies major at Ohio State and one of our Student Support coordinators. She has been figure skating since she was three and has danced for eight years. She was even the scholarship student at her studio her senior year. She loves the TV shows How I Met Your Mother and Pretty Little Liars and her favorite books are To Kill a Mockingbird and A Tale of Two Cities. Kat loves photography and drawing and everything about Camp Kesem!
Kangaroo is a second year Biomedical Science major here at OSU and our Teen Camp coordinator. His favorite food is steak and he loves the colors blue and orange. His favorite game is monopoly and I wouldn’t be surprised if he challenged some campers to a game! He loves Camp Kesem because of our awesome campers and can’t wait for more fun nights by the campfires this year!
House is a Fundraising coordinator this year for Camp Kesem. He is studying Biomedical Science at OSU and hopes to go on to medical school. His favorite superhero is Superman and he loves the show 30 Rock and the book “The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat.” His favorite camp things are s’mores and the song HEYYYY BURRITO!
Mona is one of the Fundraising coordinators this year and a Microbiology major at OSU. She loves Camp Kesem because it’s an incredible way to give back to her community and to an amazing group of campers. Her favorite part of camp was definitely singing camp songs at the top of her lungs around the campfire every night, while making smores. During her free time, she loves to draw pictures or read a good book. Her favorite color is green and her favorite ice cream flavor is Graeter’s black raspberry chip!
Bubbles is a Social Work major with a Youth Development minor who plans to graduate this may. She is serving as one of our Fundraising coordinators this year. This is her first year with Camp Kesem, but she is excited to see the joy that the kids have at camp! She loves how much Camp Kesem can touch the lives of the families involved and the fun week it provides for the campers! Her favorite food is any kind of pasta and her favorite color is pink. She loves all types of games, especially card games and is a child at heart! She still loves her Disney movies and her favorite is Tangled!
Chicken Soup is an English major and Psychology minor at Ohio State and one of our Fundraising coordinators. She hopes to one day manage a non-profit organization. Chicken Soup loves sports of all kinds and can’t wait to play some at camp this year! She loves reading about American presidents and other inspirational stories. One of the most memorable days of her life was the day she found out Kesem existed!
Make the Magic
Lollipop (Lolli) is a Biomedical Science major at OSU and one of our Make the Magic coordinators. In her free time, she loves to bake, read and watch movies. Lolli’s favorite things about camp are the campfires and s’mores. She is so excited for camp this year and her Make the Magic event!
Spirit is a Human Development and Family Sciences major with the intentions of becoming a Child Life Specialist. She is serving as one of our Make the Magic co-coordinators this year. Her favorite things to do are riding horses, skiing, and reading. She loves camp and everything about it, but her favorite parts were the bonfires, singing songs, and sloppy joes. If she could have any superpower it would be the ability to teleport. An interesting fact about Spirit is that one of her legs is significantly longer than the other. She can’t wait until camp to learn all of the interesting things about our campers!
Littlefoot is a fourth year Sociology major and the co-coordinator for Camp Kesem Public Relations this year. She loves the color yellow and just got her first puppy! His name is Louis! She is new to Camp Kesem this year and cannot wait to attend camp in the summer and meet all of the amazing campers!
Glinda is a second year pre-Occupational Therapy Health Sciences major at Ohio State. She loves to dance, write, read, and be surrounded by friends and family. She loves the colors aqua and coral, but can never choose which is her favorite. Glinda loves to play board games and swim. She can’t wait until camp this summer!