The Lasting Benefits of Diabetes Camp
Camps offer a fun and engaging way for youth to learn how to manage their diabetes in a supervised environment, all while making new friends and lasting memories. Options range from weekend day camps to week long, overnight experiences depending on your location and budget. Find a diabetes camp below or work with your diabetes care and education specialist and healthcare team to locate a camp that meets the needs of your family.
Making Friends and Learning Time in Range at Camp
Diabetes camps offer a fun and engaging way for youth to learn how to manage their diabetes and key concepts in diabetes management, like time in range — all while making new friends and lasting memories. Use this video to help a child with diabetes learn about time in range and how it supports their health.
Stories from Diabetes Camp: Impacting Lives
Diabetes Camp - My Why
Kelsey Tullis often has conversations with parents of children with T1D about her childhood. They ask what her parents did in regards to diabetes that was helpful and how she handled certain situations. She feels, without a doubt, sending her to camp was the best thing her parents did.
Why I Love Diabetes Camp
Kip Nilsson, age 9, says one of the things he likes most about Diabetes Camp is he don’t have to feel embarrassed about his disease around the other kids at camp, or self conscious about his pump.
DYF Camp Changed my T1D Kiddo’s Life
Sue Parkin recalls sending her daughter to her first Diabetes Youth Families camp and how it opened her and her daughter’s eyes to new ways of managing diabetes.
Find a Diabetes Camp Near Your
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