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  • Thank you to those who helped us raise over $600 on #GivingTuesday for CK Sprint Week
  • Camp Counselor applications are currently open, deadline is January 17 (Note: If you do not receive a confirmation email after applying, we have not received your application. Please resend at your earliest convenience).
  • Camper applications will open Jan. 1, 2015

Special thank you to the following universities for donating money to the CK National “Pay It Forward” Campaign to help provide matching grants to first-year camps, like ourselves. To show our gratitude, Camp Kesem USA created a video.

Chapter Gift Amount
UC – Berkeley $10,000
UW – Madison $10,000
UCLA $5,000
UC Davis $5,000
Northwestern $5,000
UW – Seattle $4,000
UCSD $2,000
UT – Austin $2,000
U Penn $2,000
MIT $1,000
University of Illinois $500

About Camp Kesem USA

The University of South Alabama is one of eight new locations across the nation to host Camp Kesem. USA is proud to be the first support group of its kind in the state of Alabama as well as three states over (Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi). Camp Kesem is a student-run organization that raises money to send kids aged 6-16 who have parents with cancer to a week-long summer camp for free. Camp Kesem allows kids to be kids and provides a support group for these kids to lean on.

To learn more about Camp Kesem please visit the national website at www.campkesem.org. Also, take a look at the Camp Kesem National Video to see why we’re a part of Camp Kesem and why you should be too!

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