W3985 Trails End Rd, Fredonia, WI 53021
Fall Friends + Family Day
Please contact us for more details!
Spring Friends + Family Day
Please contact us for more details!
Irish American Heritage Center
4626 N Knox Ave, Chicago, IL 60630
Olivia 'Avocado' Ottenfeld: I am most looking forward to the talent show!
Clark 'Superman' Stevens: My favorite Kesem memory is working with Teen Camp last summer. Getting to know all of the kids and watch them grow and open up over the course of the week was inspiring and amazing.
Alexa 'Chip' Heitzman: My favorite Kesem memory from this past year was the girls in my cabin came up with a comedy routine for the the talent show. They decided to do a compilation of vines, when they performed they were laughing so much that it made it even funnier.
Madeline 'Swizzle' Atwood: My favorite Kesem memory was having a water balloon fight during messy games!
Patrick 'Cookie' Cooke: This year in Kesem, I am looking forward to being at a new camp site, seeing all the returning and new counselors, and messy games.
Antonio 'Seabiscuit' Elizondo: Messy games during my first year at camp! It was a truly special experience that is still fresh in my memory. I felt genuinely happy and free...and very messy!
Caroline 'Mushu' Bellefontaine: I love the talent show every year and getting to watch the kids take the stage and shine!
Daniel 'McScribbles' Riley: Building bonds with Campers and Counselors alike and coming back every year to everyone's smiling faces is my favorite part of camp!
Sebastian 'Luigi' Valdes: I'm looking forward to messy games and all the pool days that we'll be having at camp this year!!
Riley 'Grapes' Posewick: My favorite Kesem memory was messy games with our camp because everyone was super playful and creative. I am looking forward to being on operations this year because this is my first year on exec!
Chahna 'Lily' Saraiya: My favorite Kesem memory is meeting all the campers and playing games with them!
Jenna 'Spud' Goeke: My favorite Kesem memory is our AMAZING talent show!!! Our kiddos are so excited and their true selves in front of the entire camp. It is truly a special event to see every year :)
Brooke 'Nala' Frazier: I am looking forward to working with the teen camp for the first time!
Matt 'Obi' Finan: The lake at our new campsite and Taking full advantage of the Blob
Annie 'Flounder' Gleason: My favorite camp memory is messy games! I loved watching the campers use their creativity in the most fun and messy way possible. This year, I am most looking forward to getting to see all of my past campers, as well as meet some new campers!
Caleigh 'Queso' ONeil: My favorite Kesem memory is performing as 'Queso and the Chips' every year in the Kesem talent show.
Megan 'Corndog' Regan: My favorite Kesem memory is getting ready with the girls in my cabin for the camp dance and giving them each a spray of perfume.
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.