Camper Information

Click here for the CAMPER APPLICATION and details on how camp will function this summer!

**IMPORTANT CLARIFICATION: Although we are serving the greater Houston area, our camp is located in the Louisiana area. Therefore, our camp does not show up under Texas but rather under Louisiana. Transportation will be provided from Houston to the campsite via a bus.**

Here’s what some families have to say about Camp Kesem:

My sons, Michael and Sean, lost their father to cancer when they were 8 and 10. Michael describes Camp Kesem s “Heaven on Earth.” Sean credits Camp Kesem with giving him the self-confidence to come out of his shell, to be who he is. Camp Kesem gives my boys the time and opportunity to leave cancer behind and just be kids.”

- Nancy, Michael and Sean, UCLA 

- 98% of parents believe Camp Kesem had a positive impact on their family.

- 99% of families would recommend Camp Kesem to other families affected by cancer

Click here for more information about the Uskichitto Retreat Center.

Our very first, FREE camp will be from August 3rd – 8th, 2014 at Camp Uskichitto in Leblanc, Louisiana! The camp is about 3 hours away from the Houston-area, and we will be renting a bus to get everyone there and back. Uskichitto Retreat Center has extensive facilities and activities for all campers. The cabins are fully air-conditioned, and there are also cabins that are handicap accessible. Activities/facilities include a swimming pool, low ropes course, archery, rock climbing tower, canoeing, playground, sport courts, and more!

Uskichito Retreat Center is a beautiful camp and retreat center – parkland, river views, towering pines, comfortable accommodations nestled on 120 acres of South-West Louisiana countryside.

CABINS We have 5 fully air-conditioned and heated cabins.  Cabins 1-4 each sleep 20 people.  See Floor Plan for Cabins 1-4.  Cabin 5 sleeps 26 in bunk beds, with an additional full size bed See Floor Plan for Cabin 5.  Cabin 5 is also handicap accessible.  Our total cabin sleeping capacity at URC is 108 people.
Camp Uskichitto has 5 fully air-conditioned and heated cabins.