Camp Kesem at Texas A&M University

Camp Kesem at Texas A&M University

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Camp Kesem at Texas A&M University
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Important Dates

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Camp Sessions

Week 1 Session
6/28/2020 - 7/3/2020

Forest Glen

557 County Rd 331

Rosebud, TX 76570

Week 2 Session
8/2/2020 - 8/7/2020

Forest Glen

557 County Rd 331

Rosebud, TX 76570

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


Ice House on Main

800 North Main Street, Bryan TX 77803

Tickets Available

Meet the Team

Joey 'Mario' Berlanga: I am looking forward to seeing my campers as well as seeing new campers as well!

Mati 'Piper' Abner: My favorite camp memory is being the program counselor arts and crafts my first year!

Kendall 'Barbie ' Harp: I’m looking forward to meeting even more people through the Kesem family

Natalie 'Champ' Cooley: My favorite Kesem memory was the orange girls having a formal funeral for Aspen's croc foot strap that fell off during espionage.

Malak 'Penny' Ezzat: Me & my yellow campers had cabin dance parties all week.

Madison 'Fuego' Enochs: The talent show!

Evan 'Fondue' Read: My favorite memory from camp was when one of my campers wrote me a letter that was inspired by his father's letter to him. I still have the letter because I could tell how genuine it was, even coming from a 6 year old it is as meaningful as it gets.

Sarah 'Channel' Adams: My favorite memory was when purple group went to the science activities an they were able to create there own sweet creations!

Hunter 'Coach' Ramsey: My favorite Kesem memory was the yellow unit dance party we had before sleeping every night. The kids had so much fun and fell asleep from exhaustion as soon as it was over.

Jay 'Swiper' Patel: Being able to enjoy the lake with my campers.

Bianca 'Crash ' Martinez: This year, I'm looking forward to going to both sessions of Camp and meeting even more kiddos! I can't wait to be reunited with the campers from my 2019 summer session.

Regan 'Twirl' Munstedt: My favorite Camp Kesem memory is getting to meet and make bracelets with my campers!

Lori 'Squirt' Fowler: I love the kiddos. They are absolute the reason I kesem. My favorite memories are always laughing, cabin chats and lake time. Honestly any time with the kids is an enjoyable experience! They are incredibly strong and so inspiring.

Ryan 'Trip' Schroeder: This past summer was my first time experiencing camp. I had an amazing time being a counselor and got to see what Camp Kesem is all about.

Thomas 'Eagle' Reagor: Winning tug of war with my unit against the older kids!

Hannah 'Belle' Pena: When campers write and sing their own songs at talent show!

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 Texas A&M University

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

Camp Kesem at Texas A&M University

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

Camp Kesem at Texas A&M 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 Texas A&M 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

Kirsten McGuire, Regional Program Director –
Kirsten McGuire, Regional Program Director –

Kirsten first got involved with Camp Kesem during her undergraduate career at Northern Arizona University as a Marketing/PR Coordinator for two years. After she graduated, she went to Arizona State University for her Masters in Social Work and worked within the behavioral health/criminal justice system. Her passion to work with families impacted by cancer never faded and she was thrilled to return to the Camp Kesem team as a Regional Program Director in 2018.

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.