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Camp Kesem @ Case Western Reserve University

Free Summer Camp! Camp Kesem is a national, student-run, non-profit organization that supports children whose parent has or has had cancer. We do this primarily through a weeklong summer camp. Aside from a week of endless fun, Camp Kesem provides children with a supportive, loving environment full of children and counselors who have had similar life experiences. We strive to give children an outlet to have fun, open up about their feelings, and connect with peers who understand what they are going through. Camp Kesem provides this camp free of charge in order to make it accessible to as many children as possible, regardless of their circumstances. Additionally, we support children and families through “Kesem by Your Side,” an initiative aimed at ensuring our campers have the support they need and deserve year-round.
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland , OH , 44106 41° 30' 15.6276" N, 81° 36' 30.1824" W

Camp Kesem at Carnegie Mellon University

Camp Kesem is a national organization that hosts a free camp for children who have been affected by their parent's cancer. Carnegie Mellon University is proud to be a chapter of this organization that will serve over 10,000 children, ages 6-16, this summer. This is all made possible by passionate college students, donations, and community support. Camp Kesem at Carnegie Mellon was founded by students in Spring 2014, and held its first camp in August 2015! Our goal this year is to serve 60 children affected by a parent's cancer, and to make this cost-free camp a reality, we will need to raise $60,000 over the next year. Camp will be held this upcoming year from August 12-18, 2017 at the Camp Y-Noah, a YMCA camp in Clinton, Ohio!
5000 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh , PA , 15213 40° 26' 38.994" N, 79° 56' 36.1428" W

Camp Kesem at The Ohio State University

Kesem is a national non-profit organization that emphasizes on supporting children, aged 6-18, through and beyond their parent's cancer. This means that our campers have a parent who has either won, lost, or is still fighting through their battle with cancer. The support given to our campers is mainly done through our flagship program, Camp Kesem. Camp Kesem is a week-long and completely free summer camp that is led by college student leaders. We emphasize on a week of fun to empower our campers through and beyond their parent's cancer journey. This year we will have 175 campers and we aim to raise $120,000 to make it happen. The camp dates of our two one-week long sessions are July 22nd-27th (Week 1) and July 30th-August 4th (Week 2). We will be at YMCA Camp Kern this year in Oregonia, OH.
3501 W. 18th Ave
Columbus , OH , 43210
Phone: (614) 908-3386
40° 0' 6.8652" N, 83° 0' 53.6076" W

Camp Kesem at University of Pittsburgh

Camp Kesem is a national organization that offers children support through and beyond a parent's cancer. We fundraise all year to put on a free, week-long summer camp for children, age 6-18, whose parents have or had cancer. This year, our camp is being held in Slippery Rock, PA from July 1st to July 6th.
3959 Fifth Avenue Camp Kesem University of Pittsburgh 833 William Pitt Union
Pittsburgh , PA , 15213 40° 26' 36.5388" N, 79° 57' 17.3628" W