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Camp Kesem


Mission: To support children through and beyond their parent's cancer with innovative, fun-filled programs that foster a lasting community. Vision: To ensure that every child touched by a parent's cancer is never alone. About Camp Kesem: 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 70 free summer camps in 34 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 2015, Camp Kesem served over 5,000 children coast-to-coast - all funded by generous donations from individuals and corporate support.


Jane Saccaro
Chief Executive Officer