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Counselor Perspective: Blossom

Kesem (n.): magic; the ability to change a life; an agent of growth; the unique power that transforms kids into Camp Kesem Campers. I arrived at camp the first day feeling pretty inadequate and skeptical. Despite hearing so many good things about camp and being super excited about it in the months leading up to […]

Poetry Corner: Mulan

Kesem means magic, Family. We can’t sink with A rig of bamboo.

Counselor Perspective: Mater

It was the last long run I was going to do with my dad, or “Pops” as he’s known on our advisory board, before I run the Austin half marathon in a banana suit. Yep, a banana suit. For 13.1 miles. It was a haphazard fundraising ploy I didn’t expect to actually work, but once […]