our 62 chapters have raised


for summer 2015


Camp Kesem UCLA

$34,389.00 contributions
329 donors

Raised: $34389Remaining: $0

There are over 3 million children in the United States who are affected by a parent's cancer.

Originally founded in 2004 by UCLA students and Camp Kesem Stanford Alumni, Camp Kesem at UCLA is a student-run summer camp that provides more than 200 of these deserving children with a magical and care-free week of traditional summer camp fun. Campers are empowered with the tools to express their emotions through camp activities, such as arts and crafts, drama, and cabin chat. The self-esteem that they gain and the friendships that they form with peers facing similar challenges provide support well beyond the week of camp.

Camp Kesem at UCLA is run by a committee of 16 undergraduate student coordinators who work continuously throughout the year to make camp a reality. Our camp is staffed by 85 enthusiastic volunteer students from UCLA giving us our unique 3:1 camper to counselor ratio. It is this individual attention that creates lasting bonds between counselors and campers, and helps to foster a safe and welcoming environment for children.

We hope that you join us in supporting these children through and beyond their parent's cancer.

Jacob S donated $611.00
Wednesday, July 08, 2015 3:47 PM
by Anonymous donated $370.00
Saturday, July 04, 2015 6:52 AM
Tami L D donated $150.00
Thursday, July 02, 2015 5:00 AM
Annie M donated $150.00
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 1:01 AM
Christine T donated $50.00
Monday, June 29, 2015 8:32 AM
Sharon T donated $50.00
Monday, June 29, 2015 5:25 AM

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Updates and Donors' Comments

Tami L D7/2/2015 5:00:38 AM

Totally Awesome work Matt! You are an amazing role model for so many, including your cousins. Thanks!

Kimberly W6/28/2015 10:07:47 AM

My contribution is on behalf of Ben Van Aken.

Rosemary B6/28/2015 7:36:55 AM

Go Thumper!

Brett N6/27/2015 6:51:48 AM

Visimation is honored to support Ky Newman's efforts to bring a child to Camp Kesem.