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Share the Magic w/ Camp Kesem

14 Mar

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
6:00 pm – Cocktails and Silent Auction
7:00 pm – Opening Remarks
7:15 pm – Dinner
8:00pm – Guest Speakers
City View Room
The George Washington University
1957 E Street NW, 7th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20052
Tickets
Official invitations forthcoming
Tickets available online March 13th
All donations are fully tax deductible
Business attire
Featuring
Remarks from Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.
Live jazz trio
Fabulous Silent Auction items

Be A Camp Kesem Counselor Info Session [Tonight!]

18 Jan

Want to be a summer camp counselor at Camp Kesem?  Help children whose parents have cancer get to experience summer camp! It’s easy, just attend tonight’s info session at the UHP!

  • Tuesday, Jan. 18th at 8:30pm in the Honors Program townhouse;

Tonight, find out what a typical day of camp is like, important dates to know regarding how to become a counselor, and answers to any questions you might have. There will also be some former counselors there to speak about their experience at CKGW.

Students can acquire a paper copy of the application tonight or online:   www.campkesem.org/gw .

And if you can’t make it tonight, you can always attend the last info session:

  • Wednesday, Jan. 19th @ 8 p.m in the Thurston TV lounge.

More about Camp Kesem:

Camp Kesem is a national 501c(3) non-profit organization. Camp Kesem National is made up of 23 college based camps for children whose families are coping with the effects of cancer. Camp Kesem GW is looking to hire our staff for this summer. Camp this summer will be the week of August 15 at Camp Louise in MD. CKGW is all student run; during the year we fundraise to make camp free for the children and staff, we plan the camp agenda and train our staff to be ready for the week-long sleep away camp, and during the summer we actually run camp. It is truly an amazing experience.

Be A Camp Counselor for Camp Kesem

10 Jan

Want to be a summer camp counselor at Camp Kesem?  Help children whose parents have cancer get to experience summer camp! It’s easy, just attend one of the following info sessions:

  • Monday, Jan. 17th @ 8pm in the South Hall Community Room;
  • Tuesday, Jan. 18th at 8:30pm in the Honors Program townhouse;
  • Wednesday, Jan. 19th @ 8 p.m in the Thurston TV lounge.

At the counselor info sessions, find out what a typical day of camp is like, important dates to know regarding how to become a counselor, and answers to any questions you might have. There will also be some former counselors there to speak about their experience at CKGW.

You can also check out Camp Kesem GW at the student org fair on January 10th from 6-8 in the Marvin Center.

Students are, of course, welcome to attend the general body meeting. It is on January 13th from 8-9 p.m. in the Marvin Center. (Room # TBA)

Students can acquire a paper copy of the application at the General Body Meeting or at any of the counselor info sessions. Or they can find an electronic copy of the application our website www.campkesem.org/gw .

More about Camp Kesem:

Camp Kesem is a national 501c(3) non-profit organization. Camp Kesem National is made up of 23 college based camps for children whose families are coping with the effects of cancer. Camp Kesem GW is looking to hire our staff for this summer. Camp this summer will be the week of August 15 at Camp Louise in MD. CKGW is all student run; during the year we fundraise to make camp free for the children and staff, we plan the camp agenda and train our staff to be ready for the week-long sleep away camp, and during the summer we actually run camp. It is truly an amazing experience.

TONIGHT: Eat at Campus Fresh, Help Kids

1 Dec

Via WaPo

Camp Kesem is having a  fundraiser at Campus Fresh tonight from 5 to 7 p.m., so if you stop by and order something to eat or drink please mention CKGW at the counter so that the proceeds can be donated to fundraise for Camp!

Also, please remember the Cupcakes for Kesem event on December 9th, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Hillel building. Come in a team of four or by yourself and have a great time eating cupcakes and getting to know others for only a five dollar donation to camp. Sign-ups are in the Marvin Center Lobby by the elevators on December 7th and 8th. If you want more details or are interested in signing up, please feel free to email studentsupport@ckgw.org.

Finally, please keep on your radar that the Camp Kesem Counselor Application for 2011 will be released at the next Camp Kesem General Body Meeting on January 13th, 2011.

Update on Camp Kesem GW

15 Oct