Diabetes Camps

Here is a listing of children’s diabetes camps by region of the US plus Canada. It’s a work in progress and new listings are continually being added.

If you know of a diabetes camp listed here or have attended a camp, please let me know using the contact form.

Regions

  • New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont)
  • Mid-Atlantic (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania)
  • South (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia)
  • Midwest (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin)
  • Southwest (Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas)
  • West (Alaska, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming)
  • Canada
  • Sports Camps
  • Resources

New England

(Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont)

Connecticut

Maine

Massachusetts

Clara Barton Camp
North Oxford, Massachusetts
Age Range: 6 to 16 years

Joslin Diabetes Camp
Charlton, Massachusetts
Age Range: 7 to 16 years

New Hampshire

ADA Camp Carefree
New Durham, New Hampshire
Age Range: 8 to 15 years

Rhode Island

Vermont

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Mid-Atlantic

(Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania)

Delaware

Maryland

Lions Camp Merrick, Camp Glyndon
La Plata, Maryland
Age Range: 6 to 16 years

New Jersey

New York

ADA Camp Aspire
Rochester, New York
Age Range: 8 to 16 years

ADA Camp Rainbow
Rochester, New York
Age Range: 3 to 10 years

Pennsylvania

ADA Camp Crestfield
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Age Range: 8 to 14 years

ADA Camp Donovan McNabb for Kids
Montgomery, Pennsylvania
Age Range: 8 to 16 years

Camp Harrisburg
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
Age Range: 8 to 15 years

Camp Setebaid
Berwick, Pennsylvania
Age Range: 8 to 17 years

Harrisburg Diabetic Youth Camp (HDYC)
Millville, Pennsylvania
Age Range: 8 to 15 years
Age 8 to 10 First-Time-Away-From-Home Program
Read about this camp: Colleen Strauch of My Sweet Life: Why should you care about diabetes camp?

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South

(Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia)

Alabama

Camp Seale Harris
Hoover, Alabama
Age Range: 6 to 17 years

Camp Sugar Falls
Hoover, Alabama
Age Range: 6 to 16 years

Arkansas

ADA Camp Aldersgate
Little Rock, Arkansas
Age Range: 8 to 14 years

Florida

ADA Camp JADA
Jacksonville, Florida
Age Range: 6 to 12 years

Florida Diabetes Camp
Multiple Locations, Florida
Age Range: 6 to 18 years

Georgia

Kentucky

ADA Camp Hendon
Carrollton, Kentucky
Age Range: 8 to 17 years

Louisiana

ADA Camp Victory
Leesville, Louisiana
Age Range: 6 to 14 years
Read about the camp experience: Penny of A Sweet Grace: A D-Meet Up 8yo Style!

Mississippi

North Carolina

ADA Camp Carolina Trails
Clemmons, North Carolina
Age Range: 10 to 17 years

Camp KUDOS
Charlotte, North Carolina
Age Range: 4 and up
Read about the camp experience: Stacey of Stacey Simms Blog: D-Camp

South Carolina

ADA Camp Independence
Greenville, South Carolina
Age Range: 6 to 16 years

Camp Adam Fisher
Summerton, South Carolina
Age Range: 6 to 17
Counselor In Training Program for teens 16 to 17

Tennessee

ADA Camp Sugar Falls
Antioch, Tennessee
Age Range: 6 to 16 years

Virginia

West Virginia

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Midwest

(Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin)

Illinois

ADA Camp Can-Do
Palos Park, Illinois
Age Range: 4 to 9 years

ADA Camp Confidence
Des Plaines, Illinois
Age Range: 4 to 9 years

ADA Camp Discovery
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Age Range: 4 to 9 years

ADA Camp Granada
Monticello, Illinois
Age Range: 8 to 16 years

ADA Camp Teen Adventure
Ingleside, Illinois
Age Range: 14 to 18 years

ADA Camp Triangle D
Ingleside, Illinois
Age Range: 9 to 13 years

Indiana

ADA Camp John Warvel
North Webster, Indiana
Age Range: 7 to 15 years

DYFI Camp Until a Cure
Noblesville, Indiana
Family Weekends, Daycamp, Overnight Camp, Teen Weekends

Iowa

Kansas

ADA Camp Discovery

Junction City, Kansas
Grades: 3-6
Grades: 7-10

ADA Camp KaDiDaCa
Wichita, Kansas
Grades: K-2

ADA Camp Planet D
Linwood, Kansas
Age Range: 7 to 11 years
Age Range: 7 to 15 years

Michigan

ADA Camp Midicha

Fenton, Michigan
Age Range: 5 to 8 years (Day Camp)

Age Range: 5 to 17 years

Minnesota

Missouri

ADA Camp Earthworks
Springfield, Missouri
Age Range: 6 to 14 years

ADA Camp EDI
Fredericktown, Missouri
Age Range: 9 to 15 years

Age Range: 7 to 8 years (Mini Session)

Nebraska

North Dakota

ADA Camp Sioux
Park River, North Dakota
Age Range: 8 to 15 years

Ohio

ADA Camp Korelitz
Cincinnati, Ohio
Age Range: 8 to 15 years

Akron Children’s Hospital Diabetes Camp
E-mail: LBroerman@chmca.org
Age Range: 7 to 11, 12 to 15

Camp Hamwi
Lockbourne, Ohio
Central Ohio Diabetes Association
Age Range: Day Camps 3 to 7 years
Age Range: 7 to 12 years, 13 to 17 years, 17 to 18 years (counselors in training)

Diabetes Youth Program
Toledo, Ohio
Big Shots Resident Camp
Age Range: 10-15 years
Little Shots Day Camp
Age Range: 6 to 9 years

South Dakota

Wisconsin

ADA Camp Daypoint
Hudson, Wisconsin
Age Range: 5 to 9 years

ADA Camp Lakota
Rosholt, Wisconsin
Age Range: 8 to 16 years

ADA Camp Needlepoint
Hudson, Wisconsin
Age Range: 8 to 16 years

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Southwest

(Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas)

Arizona

ADA Camp AZDA
Presott, Arizona
Age Range: 8 to 16 years

New Mexico

ADA Camp for Kids
Monzano, New Mexico
Age Range: 8 to 13 years

Oklahoma

Texas

ADA Camp Aurora
Ft Worth, Texas
Age Range: 5 to 17 years

ADA Camp New Horizons – North
Celina, Texas
Age Range: 4 to 17 years

ADA Camp New Horizons – South
Lancaster, Texas
Age Range: 4 to 17 years

ADA Camp Rainbow
Pinehurst, Texas
Age Range: 4 to 17 years

ADA Camp Sandcastle
Rockport, Texas
Age Range: 5 to 14 years

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West

(Alaska, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming)

Alaska

ADA Camp Kushtaka
Snug Harbor, Alaska
Age Range: 6 to 17 years

California

ADA Camp Wana Kura
Santee, California
Age Range: 5 to 12 years

DYF Bearskin Meadow Camp
Sequoia National Forest
Kids, Teen, Family

Camp Conrad Chinook
Angelus Oaks, California
Age Range: 7 to 16 years

Camp De Los Niños
San Jose, California
Age Range: 6 to 13 years

Colorado

ADA Camp Colorado
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Age Range: 8 to 17 years

Hawaii

Idaho

Camp Hodia
Boise, Idaho
Grades: 3-12

Sweet Kids Day Camp
Humphreys Diabetes Center
Boise, Idaho
Ages: 3-7
Read about it: Megann of My Life with Diabetes: Diabetes Camp 2010

Montana

ADA Montana Youth Retreat
Fishtail, Montana
Age Range: 8 to 17 years

Nevada

Oregon

Utah

Washington

ADA Camp Sealth
Vashon Island, Washington
Grades: 1-12

Wyoming

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Canada

Camp Carowanis
Age Range: 8 to 15 years
Family Weekend for Children Under 8 years

Alberta

Camp Jean Nelson

British Columbia

Camp Homewood

Camp Kakhamela

Family Camp

Manitoba

Camp Briardale

Manitoba Family Camp

New Brunswick

Camp Dia-Best

Leadership Training Program

Newfoundland and Labrador

Camp Douwanna

Nova Scotia

Camp Lion Maxwell

Camp Morton
Age Range: 13 to 14 years

Leadership Training Program

Ontario

Camp Banting
Age Range: 8 to 15 years

Camp Discovery

Camp Huronda

PEI

Children’s Camp

Leadership Training Program

Saskatchewan

Children’s Camp

Family Camp

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Sports Camps

Basketball

Moses E. Cheeks Foundation Slam Dunk For Diabetes Basketball Day Camps
Illinois
Age Range: 5 to 18
Read about the camp experience: Andrea of Just Taking it One Day at a Time

Extreme Sports

Adventure for the Cure’s Extreme Weekend
Sandy Hill Camp in North East, MD
Age Range: 8 to 17

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{Updated 12/16}

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