Camp Kesem at Dixie State University

Camp Kesem at Dixie State University

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Camp Kesem at Dixie State University
Camp Kesem at Dixie State University

Important Dates

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Camp Sessions

Week 1 Session
7/12/2020 - 7/16/2020

10910 Mt. Potosi Canyon Road, Las Vegas, NV 89161

Week 2 Session
Week 3 Session

Friends + Family Days

Fall Friends + Family Day


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Spring Friends + Family Day


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Make the Magic

Saturday, March 28th 2020

Dixie State University: Gardner Ballroom, 225 South 700 East, St. George, UT

Tickets Available

Meet the Team

Brooke 'S'moores' Moore: One of my favorite Kesem memories was when we made cardboard cars for our drive in movie. The kids got so creative and had a blast doing it! I loved seeing them be so creative and excited to share their designs with others!

Sage "Lil' Llama" Mata: My favorite thing about Camp Kesem is the change I see in the counselors and in the kids. I love watching the bonds that are made between a 7 year old and his new 20 year old best friend. Kesem friendships are for life!

Devyn 'Rosie' Rosenberg: I am looking forward to getting the opportunity to support the campers all year long and getting to have fun for a week at camp! I am excited to meet each family and build relationships with them.

Sophia 'Pretzel' Pullan: I'm looking forward to seeing everyone at camp and know that all our hard work through the year is going to something so amazing!

Tresha 'Tiny' Ayag: I look forward to opening up my opportunities and branch out from my shell to be a more confident individual. I also look forward to making new friends and build my networking circle.

Cutler 'Scissors' Cowdin : This is my first year in Camp Kesem and what I'm looking forward to most is the camp in the summer. From what I've heard, its the best part of the year.

Mikayla 'Mallow' Thomas: My favorite Kesem memory was going to camp last year and forming relationships with all of the amazing campers!

Ceanne 'Cece' Elliott: I am looking forward to all the fun events and being able to help the Kesem Campers!

Annie 'Mermaid' Bailey: Spending time with the kids and making memories and feeling like I am making a difference.

Haley Flanders: I'm a semsiter  in with working with Camp Kesem and I absolutly love it! I'm so excited for Make the Magic and to send this little kids to camp.

Conner 'Airhead' Eyre: When I was with the TLP's we had a very small group of 2. There was a very shy girl who did not talk very much. WE played a game called 9-square and she was the queen almost overtime because she was so good, after that she started yelling and chattin

Brekel 'Bumble' Draper: My favorite Kesem Memory is playing 9-square at camp with all the little kids and seeing their smiling faces when I helped them play.

Kylee 'Muffin' Drury: I'm really looking forward to meeting the kids that are involved in
Camp Kesem. It's been nice to do all the volunteer tasks but actually seeing the kids is worth it.

Yolena 'Yoyo ' Carlon : making friendship bracelets with the campers

Amanda 'Panda' Perry: I'm looking forward to getting to know all of the wonderful people involved in the Camp Kesem program!

Bailee 'Reed' Gubler: My favorite Camp Kesem memory was attending when I was 10 years ago. I remember even though I was sick, the counselors and other kids still made my time there really fun!

Mckenna 'wake' Carlson: Definitely 9-square at camp this last summer!! SO MUCH FUN! Definitely looking forward to it this summer also.

Paige 'Scout' Stout: Looking for camp to be awesome

Antonio 'Big Cheese' Rubio: Working with the children. Through providing love, honesty and companionship for them. Aiding in creating life long memories. Along with building new friendships to grow with throughout the years. To bring a warm smile to those I am around.

Cameron 'Maui' Gali: Some of my favorite times from last year were during downtime, when all of the counselors and the campers were just hanging out, laughing, telling stories, and just having a good time. Being with the kids is what I am looking forward to next year.

Our Supporters

In addition to the year-round support, services, and training we receive from Kesem National,
we are grateful to those who provide support to our local Camp Kesem chapter including:

Camp Kesem at Dixie State University

Our Advisory Board who provides ongoing guidance to our chapter’s leadership team.

Camp Kesem at Dixie State University

Our corporate and foundation donors who provide critical resources to help fund the services we deliver locally.

Camp Kesem at Dixie State University

The many retail and service providers who offer in-kind support for our summer camp as well as many or our year-round services.

Camp Kesem at Dixie State University

Countless individuals – including our families and friends who honor our commitment to Camp Kesem with their financial support and unwavering encouragement.

Community Partners

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Kling Family Foundation

Nationwide Community

How Kesem National Supports This Chapter

Kesem’s national staff of over 30 professionals is involved in all aspects of establishing and supporting each of our 100+ chapters nationwide as well as the training and oversight of all college student leaders. Our leadership program has been developed over the last 17 years and, while both rigorous and demanding, is focused on providing the highest level of support, service and safety for the children who participate in our programs.

The Kesem Program Director for this chapter (see below) is involved in all aspects of camp and our additional services. While your local student leaders are your primary contact for questions, you are also welcome and encouraged to contact their Program Director with other specific questions.

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Meet This Chapter's Program Director

Brittani Hammer, Regional Program Director –
Brittani Hammer, Regional Program Director –

Brittani joined the Camp Kesem National team in 2017 as a Regional Program Director. She first became involved with Camp Kesem in 2012 as a counselor and continued on to become a Development Coordinator and Co-Director. Brittani loved volunteering as a part of Camp Kesem where she was able to apply concepts she had studied in the classroom and make an impact in the community. She graduated from Brigham Young University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health and a minor in Nonprofit Management. She is from Lakeport, California and currently resides in Orem, Utah.

Through and Beyond Support Services

Kesem Through and Beyond Support

Our free year-round services provide children impacted by a parent's cancer a continuum of touchpoints throughout the year.

Camp Kesem

Kesem's flagship program operates over 100 free summer camps in 40 states for children ages 6 to 18 who have been impacted by a parent's cancer.

Warm Welcome

Kesem's care package program that immediately includes all families into our greater community in a personal, supportive manner.

Friends + Family Day

Regular gatherings for existing and interested camper families, alumni, supporters and Kesem student leaders for a day of community building.

Kesem Connections

Provides Kesem families with regular updates including important deadlines and events.

Kesem By Your Side

Provides customized support for children through the many challenges associated with a parent or guardian's cancer journey.

Special Deliveries

Provides all children with personalized greetings–delivered by either traditional or electronic mail.

Online Resources

Provides online access to topical resources–including publications, books, organizations and resources.