Spring 2017 Newsletter!

Check out information on Spring Reunion, Fundraisers, and Coordinator Updates!

Posted by Cookie Monster & Jellybean on March 2, 2017

Wishing You a Happy and Healthy Spring from Camp Kesem at the Claremont Colleges!

With spring in the air, camp is almost around the corner! We've found even more coordinators and counselors, and everyone has put in a lot of effort toward making camp 100x better.

Upcoming Events!!

Spring Reunion - March 26th

Spring Reunion is around the corner and Scuba has planned some great activities for the kids! Check out the tentative list below! There will also be an important info session for parents.

  • Getting to Know You Bingo
  • Friends Like Me
  • Donuts on a String
  • Nature/Park Scavenger Hunt
  • Tape Nose Dragon Face
  • Camouflage
  • Art Table!

If you need more information, or an evite to the event, please contact claremont.outreach@campkesem.org.


Disneyland Giveaway

Papaya and Carrots have organized a fantastic Disneyland Giveway! They're giving away two tickets to Disneyland (tickets are valid for Saturday, April 1st)! Prizes can be picked up on March 29th in Vita Nova on Scripps Campus. Winners will be announced on March 28th at 9pm. All participants receive a frienship bracelet! If you're interested in participating, donate $5 and mention "Disneyland Giveaway" in your donation note, or contact claremont.development@campkesem.org for more information.

Blaze Pizza - March 25th in Claremont

Enjoy a slice of pizza while also contributing funds to Camp Kesem at the Claremont Colleges with our Blaze Pizza Fundraiser! All you have to do is show this flyer to the cashier!

Chipotle Profit Share - April 6th in Montclair

Come to the Montclair Chipotle on April 6th for the profit share. Chipotle will give us 50% of the proceeds! All you have to do is eat at Chipotle on April 6th and and show this flyer to the cashier before you pay!

Coordinator Updates

Back: Glub, Cookie Monster, Carrots, Poofy, Scuba
Front: Jellybean, Pogo, Stitch, Carebear, Papaya
Not Pictured: Rainy

We've fundraised $11,525 so far!

Everyone on the Coordination Board and Counselors have been raising money and holding on-campus fundraisers to make camp happen. We're super excited to announce we've raised over $11,000! But we're still short of $30,000. Help us fundraise by setting up a classy page and sending it to friends and family!

Create Your Own Donation Page!

You can also help by creating your own donation page! Simply click on this fundraising link and click "Become a Fundraiser". You will then be given instructions for completing your donation page profile which can be shared with friends and family! Contact claremont.development@campkesem.org if you would like assistance!

Join Advisory Board!

Each year Camp Kesem at the Claremont Colleges relies on our Advisory Board to help us recruit campers and volunteers, raise funds, serve as Kesem ambassadors in the local community. Our Advisory Board members work in fields including philanthropy, medicine, education, youth development, and business. If you are interested in learning more about Advisory Board opportunities, please contact our Directors at claremont@campkesem.org.

We are Looking for Sponsorships!

Camp Kesem at the Claremont Colleges is currently looking for sponsors to donate or help fundraise! If you have any kind of partnership in mind, please send us a message at claremont@campkesem.org. We look forward to hearing from you!

Tentative Camp Schedule!

Our operations coordinator, Pogo has been at work planning camp! In fact, she has a tentative schedule for the upcoming week. Each day will have a special theme. Here's a couple exciting activities and themes she has planned!


  • Gadgets
  • Disguises
  • Spy Prison Break
  • Mission Impossible


  • Movie Night
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Water Wars
  • Messy Wars

These are just a few of the many activities we have planned! Stay up to date with our Facebook and Instagram page to get the latest information on camp!

Operations Coordinator: Pogo!