Camp Kesem at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Camp Kesem at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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Camp Kesem at University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Camp Kesem at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Important Dates

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Camp Sessions

Week 1 Session
7/7/2020 - 7/11/2020

1550 E Meadowbrook Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85014

Week 2 Session
Week 3 Session

Friends + Family Days

Fall Friends + Family Day

12/16/2019

Please contact us for more details!

Spring Friends + Family Day

04/10/2020

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Make the Magic

4/17/2020

Revere Golf Club

2600 Hampton Road

Henderson NV 89052

Tickets Available

Meet the Team

Abigail 'Groove' Moynihan: My favorite Kesem memory is experiencing Empowerment for the first time. It was amazing to see how much of a positive impact camp had on everyone.

Jaclyn 'Wrigley' Rivera: My favorite Kesem memory was actually during our chapters first ever week of camp. We had just finished up Messy Games and everyone started forming a big group hug and chanting "KESEM, KESEM!" It was then I knew how special Kesem truly was.

Coree 'T-Bear' Walker: This is a great opportunity for me to reach out to members of my community. I look forward to creating a camp experience, like no other, and to becoming a role model for the children to lean on and learn from!

Christine 'Aerie' Manalastas: I am looking forward to witnessing the smiles shared among campers and the community and creating a special bond with one another.

Brianna 'Bee' Miller: I am looking forward to camp!

Kamasay 'Zoinks' Armstrong: I look forward to connecting with my team and making a strong impression on those who look towards me as a leader.

Tahner 'Butters' Green: Being a new member, I am looking forward to creating a fun time for everyone. My goal is to give everyone an equal chance to have an Amazing time.

Dani 'Sunshine' Dinlocker-Santiago: I am looking forward to making sure every camper has an excellent time.

Hassan 'H' Adam: I am looking forward to having a great time and to help the campers have a great time.

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:

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

Camp Kesem at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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

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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 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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

The original funding to launch Camp Kesem at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas was generously provided by the Jessica Berman 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@kesem.org
Brittani Hammer, Regional Program Director – brittani@kesem.org

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.

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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.

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Warm Welcome

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

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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.

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Special Deliveries

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

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Online Resources

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