Camp Kesem is a week-long summer camp for children whose parents have or have had cancer.

Vanderbilt’s first three years of camp were held at NaCoMe Camp and Conference Center in Pleasantville, TN.


Camp Kesem Vanderbilt is preparing for the most magical camp yet!  Camp Kesem invites children and teens between the ages of 6 and 16 to come and see what the magic is all about! Dates for camp will be coming soon

To apply, please click on “Register a Camper” on the top right corner of this page.

To become a counselor, apply here. Be sure to select the Vanderbilt session. Counselors must be Vanderbilt students.


To learn more about Camp Kesem Vanderbilt or to get involved, click on any of the links on the left.