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Camp Kesem to Celebrate National S’mores Day at 21 Campsites on August 10

Celebrations include a “S’​mores Obstacle Course” where thousands of campers and counselors will compete -​ ​and raise awareness for the over 5 million children in our country impacted by a parent’s cancer.

Camp Kesem to Celebrate National S’mores Day at 21 Campsites on August 10

Celebrations include a “S’​mores Obstacle Course” where thousands of campers and counselors will compete -​ ​and raise awareness for the over 5 million children in our country impacted by a parent’s cancer.

Camp Kesem is honored to be the country’s Official Sponsor of “National S’​mores Day” – celebrating the country’s most popular campfire treat – a delicious, gooey delight consisting of roasted marshmallow with a layer of chocolate bar sandwiched between two pieces of graham cracker. Celebratory “S’​mores” events – involving thousands of campers and counselors – will take place at 21 Camp Kesem campsites across the country on August 10, 2017.

For a brief history on National S’​mores Day and the delectable treat it honors, click here.

Camp Kesem is proud to continue the tradition of celebrating National S’​mores Day with activities at 21 Camp Kesem sites across the country – bringing fun to thousands of campers and counselors and raising awareness to Kesem’s mission which supports the over 5 million children in our country who have been impacted by a parent’s cancer.

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 105 free summer camps in 40 states for children ages 6 to 18 who have been affected by a parent’s cancer. This camping experience and Kesem’s year-round support 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 2017, Camp Kesem is serving over 7,200 children coast-to-coast – all funded by generous donations from individuals and corporate support. For more information on Camp Kesem, please visit www.campkesem.org.

LOCATIONS

CALIFORNIA
Camp Kesem at California State University, Fresno
Located at Camp Lodestar
Address: Wilseyville, California 95257

Camp Kesem at CSUN
Located at Forest Home Ojai Valley
Address: Oak View, California 93022

Camp Kesem at UC Berkeley
Located at Camp Del Oro
Address: Nevada City, California 95959

Camp Kesem at UC Irvine
Located at Angeles Crest
Address: La Canada, California 91011

Camp Kesem at UC San Diego
Located at Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center
Address: Orange, California 92869

Camp Kesem at UC Santa Cruz
Located at Redwood Glen
Address: Scotts Valley, California 95066

Camp Kesem at University of Southern California
Located at Camp Arbolado
Address: Angelus Oaks, California 92305

FLORIDA
Camp Kesem at Miami
Located at Camp Winona
Address: DeLeon Springs, Florida 32130

Camp Kesem at University of Florida
Located at Camp Kulaqua
Address: High Springs, Florida 32643

ILLINOIS
Camp Kesem at Northwestern
Located at JCC Rainbow Day Camp
Address: Fredonia, Wisconsin 53021

MICHIGAN
Camp Kesem at University of Michigan
Located at YMCA Camp Copneconic
Address: Fenton, Michigan 48430

MINNESOTA
Camp Kesem at University of Minnesota
Located at Camp Hope Shores
Address: Eden Valley, Minnesota 55329

MISSOURI
Camp Kesem at Mizzou
Located at Camp Mihaska
Address: Bourbon, Missouri 65441

NEW MEXICO
Camp Kesem at New Mexico State University
Located at YMCA Camp Shaver
Address: Jemez Springs, New Mexico 87025

NORTH CAROLINA
Camp Kesem at NC State
Located at Camp Oak Hill
Address: Oxford, North Carolina 27565

Camp Kesem at UNC – Chapel Hill
Located at Camp Keyauwee
Address: Sophia, North Carolina 27350

OHIO
Camp Kesem at Case Western Reserve University
Located at Recreation Unlimited
Address: Ashley, Ohio 43003

Camp Kesem at University of Cincinnati
Located at YMCA Camp Campbell Gard
Address: Hamilton, Ohio 45011

TEXAS
Camp Kesem at UT-Austin
Located at Forest Glen (Springs Camp)
Address: Rosebud, Texas 76570

Camp Kesem at UT-Dallas
Located at Camp Gilmont
Address: Gilmer, Texas 75644

VIRGINIA
Camp Kesem at University of Virginia
Located at CrossRoads Camp and Retreat Center
Address: Lowesville, Virginia 22967

WISCONSIN
(SEE ILLINOIS)

 

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