CKSB 2015 – Day 2!

Campers woke up to a heaping breakfast of waffles, sausage, and cereal to fuel them for the fun-packed day. There was a surprise in store for one of our campers, Lightning – the entire camp sang Happy Birthday to celebrate his turning 10 years old!     After breakfast, the campers headed into their first […]

CKSB 2015 – Opening Ceremonies!

After nearly two hours at the Stony Brook Cancer Center, our Camp Kesem family traveled toward Camp Linwood MacDonald in Sandyston, New Jersey. The rainy weather could not wash away the excitement of our campers and counselors, who sang camp songs, played games, and watched movies to keep the magic alive. Upon arrival to the […]

Day 6!

Our last day at camp was bittersweet as we all packed and savored our time with each other. After spending the morning packing up our belongings, cleaning, and writing thank you notes, we gathered for lunch. After lunch we had some very special performances in our CK’s Got Talent show. Each unit had prepared an […]

Day 5!

It was a beautiful last full day at camp. We began the day with a breakfast of banana pancakes and oatmeal. Then, we split into our rotations of the day, that all fit into the theme, Color Day! We were so thankful to have some of our very special donors come to visit today and […]

Day 4!

Day four at camp started out as a rainy day, but the dreary weather could not dampen our spirits! After a delicious breakfast we all stayed in the dining hall for our rotations. Curls led a colorful bracelet and keychain-making session while Crush taught us how to make paper footballs to play with. In science, […]

Day 3!

Our third day of camp began with a delicious breakfast of blueberry pancakes, oatmeal, and potatoes. It was a sunny day and everyone was excited to travel to the rotations. Today at arts and crafts we made fuse bead creations. The creative artwork included monkeys, flowers, and even picture frames. At science, the campers made […]

Day 2!

We all woke up this morning excited for our first full day of camp! Any lingering sleepiness wore off as we had a yummy breakfast of eggs, French toast, and oatmeal. We then split up into our unit groups and traveled to our rotations. Today at arts and crafts we made time capsules, a decorated […]

Day 1-Welcome to Camp Kesem Stony Brook!!

We were all so excited to welcome our Kesem families on this beautiful August day. Our first day of camp began with a welcome breakfast at Stony Brook University. As campers began to arrive and meet the counselors, they were surprised by a visit from Wolfie the Seawolf, Stony Brook University’s mascot. Smiles, high fives, […]