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Show support for our life-changing programs by attending, hosting or donating to an event benefiting Camp Kesem.  Events provide the opportunity to meet our student leaders, camper families, board members, staff and volunteers - plus they're FUN! 

For information on fundraising or hosting an event for Camp Kesem- 
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An Evening to Benefit the Susan
Nelson Fleiss Memorial Fund at Camp Kesem

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Time: 5pm to 9pm

Location: Jonathan Club, 850 Palisades Beach Rd, Santa Monica

Dress: Cocktail attire, Dress warmly, cocktails & dinner will be served under the stars and on the sand.

Event Information & Directions- Click HERE
Event Invitation - Click HERE

To purchase tickets for the event please contact Camp Kesem (925)788-1580

If you cannot attend the event but would like to make a donation
to Camp Kesem, please click HERE




Merrell's Oyster  - The Race
Sunday, May 20, 2012

VOLUNTEERS for this event - click HERE

Join Camp Kesem University of Texas and Camp Kesem Texas A&M for a fun-filled day that will help send more kids to Camp Kesem this summer

Camp Kesem is the charitable partner in the Merrell Oyster  - The Race, an exciting "urban adventure race" taking place in Austin, Texas. 

Make life awesome for a few hours! Merrell Oyster_The Race is the ultimate urban hybrid adventure, sending teams of 3-6 racers out on a mystery course around the city. Heading into its 9th season, Oyster is the longest running "urban adventure race" in the USA.

The courses can range from 10-30 miles and 2-6 hours, providing an endurance level to suit all appetites

Oyster teams combine athleticism with thought-provoking strategy and may expect to be running, biking, kayaking, rock climbing and performing other crazy stunts while solving clues and utilizing technology in a race around the city.

At the fnish line, racers spend the rest of the afternoon drinking cold beer and re-fueling with Chipotle while reminiscing arout their day of adventure.  This amped, one-day race will have you challenging the predictable!

Get ready to play fearlessly!

Register now:
Follow our antics: @OysterRace

Merrell's Oyster - The Race
Saturday, October 6, 2012

SAVE THE DATE - Camp Kesem Vanderbilt will participate in Merrell's Oyster - The Race in Nashville, Tennessee.


IMAX Experience
- A private benefit screening of The Lorax
Sunday, March 4 at 12:30pm
IMAX Big Deal Theatre, Santa Monica, CA

SOLD OUT - Thank you, Camp Kesem Supporters the IMAX event was a terrific success!
Additional event information - click HERE



Camp Kesem 4th Annual Golf Tournament
Monday, October 15, 2012
MountainGate Country Club, Los Angeles, CA



Thank you to everyone who contributed to the success of our 2011 events!


Camp Kesem 3rd Annual Golf Tournament
Monday, October 17, 2011
Los Angeles, CA

   Thank You 2011 Tournament Sponsors:








Chase American Giving Awards

Thank you for voting for Camp Kesem!


LIVESTRONG Community Impact Project

LIVESTRONG has selected Camp Kesem as a Community Impact Project recipient and awarded Camp Kesem with seed funding for the launch of 12 NEW chapters. Students at the following schools will bring Camp Kesem "magic" to their universities and communities:

Augustana College
Columbia University/Barnard College
Florida State University
Johns Hopkins University
Southern Utah University
University of Georgia
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
University of Missouri
University of Oregon
University of Texas - Austin
University of Washington - Seattle
Vanderbilt University

For Camp Kesem information about any of our camps email Camp Kesem -