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Camp Kesem


PO Box 8385, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(831) 204-0217


Camp Kesem is a nationwide community organization led by passionate college students who support children through their parent’s cancer. With over 5 million children impacted by their parent’s cancer, Kesem reaches out by providing a safe and welcoming environment for children.

Founded in 2000, Camp Kesem has since expanded to 131 chapters in 44 states across the county. The organization provides a safe environment for children in prevention of having a child alone through their tough time. 

 Camp Kesem is a free-of-charge program that runs over 140 weeks. It serves children from age 6 to 18. While providing fun and engaging activities, the community also provides activities that revolve around confidence building, improve communication skills, enhance life outlook and attitude. 


Connecting With Community Groups in Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County community groups and nonprofits play a fundamental role in making this a safe and thriving place.

Consider getting involved by volunteering your time, donating money, or both. Above you can learn about what services Camp Kesem provides to the community and easily volunteer, donate, register for services, or connect with them on social media. Visit the Santa Cruz County Community Groups directory to see a comprehensive list of organizations on all subjects that are relevant to creating a vibrant local community.

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