Camp Kesem is a nationwide community, driven by passionate college student leaders, that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer.
A program of Kesem, Camp Kesem operates over 85 free summer camps in 36 states for children ages 6 to 16 who have been touched by a parent’s cancer.
This camping experience has a lasting impact on children by providing them a peer-support network that understands their unique needs, builds confidence and strengthens their communication skills.
In 2016, Camp Kesem served over 6,000 children coast-to-coast - all funded by generous donations from individuals, foundations, and corporate partners.
Gifts made to Camp Kesem chapters will be designated to the chapter indicated. Upon discretion and consent of chapter leadership, national management, and Camp Kesem Board of Directors, these gifts may be redirected towards expansion of Camp Kesem to new communities.