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Jessica 'Mango' Guo: I'm looking forward to making our chapter's ideas and excitement into a reality this summer! Being able to make a substantial impact in my local community drives me, and I can't wait to meet the campers!
Joyce 'Kiwi' Chung: I can't wait to hold our first camp session this year and watch our Kesem family grow here at NYU!
Carolyn 'Coffee Bean ' Breakstone: I am looking forward to being able to help make NYU's chapter of Camp Kesem the best it can be! I also can't wait to get to know all the amazing campers and their families, and to create life long memories for them.
maya '' rozen: I'm looking forward to meeting new people and sharing new experiences.
Yuke (Eunice) 'Apple' Guo: I’m excited about being a part of new chapter from 0 to 1 and working with talented people. Being a development coordinator, I’m thrilled to see their happy faces in our effort of creating an inclusive and supportive community next summer.
Katarina 'Kit-Kat' Demos: I'm incredibly excited to not only help organize the camp, but also to experience it! I remember looking up to the leaders of my summer camps as a kid and wanting to be just like them when I grew up. I hope to inspire the children like that!
Moselle 'Mozzarella ' Jules : I am looking forward to having Camp and meeting the campers!
Mihir 'Yoshi' Doshi: I'm looking forward to the holistic experience of being a part of Camp Kesem and the growing impact it has on children and their families. On a personal note, I'm looking forward to being able to directly interact with campers and hear their stories.
Victoria 'Mochi' Medina: I'm looking forward to collaborating and engaging with my community so that we can have an amazing first year with our campers!
Isabel 'sunflower' Lai: As a part of a new chapter, I can't wait to see our NYU Camp Kesem team grow and create an amazing, meaningful, and caring environment for the children joining our camp this summer. Overall, I'm excited to build a new network of friends and family.
Amelia 'Taco' Chen: Hi, I'm Taco! I'm so excited to be a part of the first year of NYU Camp Kesem! I'm looking forward to meeting our NYU Kesem campers and working with the board to make this year's Kesem Magic!
Brendan '' Hyslop: I am so excited to work with such a motivated and caring group of people trying to expand Kesem's great mission: helping kids through and beyond their parents' cancers.
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:
Our Advisory Board who provides ongoing guidance to our chapter’s leadership team.
Our corporate and foundation donors who provide critical resources to help fund the services we deliver locally.
The many retail and service providers who offer in-kind support for our summer camp as well as many or our year-round services.
Countless individuals – including our families and friends who honor our commitment to Camp Kesem with their financial support and unwavering encouragement.
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.
Zach joined the Camp Kesem National staff in 2017 as a Regional Program Director. Before doing so, he served as Co-Director at the University of Richmond, where he graduated in 2017 with a B.A. in Environmental Studies. Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, Zach now resides in Washington, D.C.