"Camp Kesem instilled in me the belief that I can succeed. It opened my eyes to see that I can truly make a positive difference in someone else's life." ~Counselor
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National Conference

5th Leadership Development Conference Fall 2011 
  - Sponsored by LIVESTRONG and AmeriCorps VISTA

 Camp Nageela, Indiana October 21 - 23, 2011




4th Leadership Development Conference Spring 2011
   - Sponsored by AmeriCorps VISTA

Camp Twin Lakes, Rutledge, Georgia March 4 - 6, 2011

Thank you to the following supporters for your generous In-Kind Donations:
Pixar, Life Technologies, Chicago Sport and Social Club

2011 National Leadership Development Conference
Sponsored by AmeriCorps VISTA


  Firefly & Phishy - PD Superheroes                       Dynamic CKAA Foursome
    Silly Bandz for everyone!                                 Walter the Duck 
  Thank you Life Technologies!


Sponsored in part by AmeriCorps VISTA

The Third Camp Kesem National Leadership Development Conference took place February 26-28, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.  Approximately 150 student leaders from across the country came together for a weekend of interactive workshops, guest speakers and camp FUN!  Below is a photo of all of the student leaders at our National Conference with their new blue Camp Kesem Crocs. Thank you to Crocs for yet another generous donation!