Fall Friends + Family Day
Saturday, November 23, 2019
Please contact us for more information!
Spring Friends + Family Day
2020 Event Details TBA
Ria “Muggy” Sangsomwong: – Hi hello – I’m Muggy! I’m a nursing and I’m super excited to be the Co-Director for my senior year! This is my third year involved with Camp Kesem. My favorite memory is our Empowerment Ceremony and my favorite camp songs are the Toast Song and Razzle Dazzle!
Alexis “Peaches” Mugnolo: Hi! My name is Peaches and I’m a senior pre-nursing major! This is my second year in Camp Kesem and my favorite camp song is the Jellyfish Song!
Alex “Cookie” Epperson: Hi, my name is Cookie! I am a sophomore Pre-Nursing major and have been involved in Camp Kesem for two years! My favorite camp memory was our shaving cream fight and I love the camp song Hey Burrito!
Payton “Goldie” Randazzo: Hi, my name is Goldie! I am a junior studying Elementary Education and this is my second year in Camp Kesem! My favorite camp song is Go Bananas!
Amanda “Opal” Surrusco: Hi! My name is Opal and this is my third year in Camp Kesem! I am a junior studying Early Childhood Education. My favorite camp memory is our talent show this past summer, Kesem’s Got Talent!
Noah “Chef” Thornburgh: I’m Chef and this is my first year involved with Camp Kesem! I’m a junior studying philosophy. I’m excited to play games with our campers, like dodgeball!
Ashley “Rex” Marroquin: Hey! I’m Rex! I am a senior studying Child Development with a minor in Deafness and ESL. This is my second year in Camp Kesem and my favorite memory was our Empowerment Ceremony!
Nicole “Sapphire” Kalemba: Hi! I’m Sapphire and this is my second year involved in Camp Kesem! I am a sophomore studying Special Education. My favorite memory is our Empowerment Ceremony and my favorite camp song is Button Factory!
Hannah “Gibby” Gilbert: Hey! My name is Gibby and I’m a junior Nursing major. This is my second year in Camp Kesem! I love Color Wars and my favorite camp song is Little Red Wagon!
Julieann “Jamz” Schwarz: My name is Jamz! I am a junior Early Childhood Education major. This is my second year in Camp Kesem and I’m super excited for all the fun activities I’ll be planning with Gibby as Ops!
Vanessa “Malibu” Evaristo: Hi, my name is Malibu! I am a junior studying Nursing. This is my second year in Camp Kesem. I loved our talent show, Kesem’s Got Talent, and working with my cabin!
Cindy “Willow” Palmer: Hi! My name is Willow! I am a junior Nursing major and have been in Camp Kesem for two years now. My favorite camp activity is playing Gaga ball!
Barbara “Big Mac” Westerfield: Hi! I’m Big Mac! I’m a freshman Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Systems major and I’m brand new to Camp Kesem this year! I’m super excited to spend time with all our kiddos this summer!
Andrew John “Dewë” Knox: Hey! I’m Dewë and I’m a junior studying Management and Marketing. This is my second year in Camp Kesem! My favorite camp activity is archery and my favorite camp song is Walking Through the Jungle!
Mike “Dallas” Roberts: I’m Dallas and I’m a senior Sociology major. This is my second year in Camp Kesem and my favorite activity from this past summer were our mealtimes!
Logan “Patrick Star” Erber: Hey! My name is Patrick Star! I am a junior studying physical education and have been in Camp Kesem for 2 years now. My favorite camp memory was seeing the smiles on our kids’ faces!
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.
Hannah joined the Camp Kesem National team as a Regional Program Director in 2019. Her passion for Kesem began when she joined the founding team at Brown University, where she served as an Alumni, PR, Marketing coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator, Operations Coordinator, and Chapter Co-Director her senior year. During this time, she also served as a Junior Camp Advisor and Camp Preparation Volunteer. Hannah graduated from Brown University in 2019 with a degree in Public Health. Originally from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, she now resides in Chicago, Illinois.
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