Lifecare Alliance - Central Ohio Diabetes Association

    Offices Located at 1100 Dennison Avenue, Columbus, OH 43201-3262

    (614) 884-4400

    From beginners to more practiced individuals, Camp Hamwi offers a diverse program for any skill level. The camp environment promotes a sense of team spirit and good sportsmanship in individual and group activities, and competitive and non-competitive challenges. Campers are encouraged to try new skills, and explore their unique individual potentials. Activity options include horseback riding, archery, volleyball, soccer, canoeing, swimming, arts and crafts, drama, dance, outdoor living skills, nature crafts, and outdoor adventure. Incorporated into the daily schedule are diabetes education sessions to increase campers’ understanding of diabetes. Each week, the program is specially designed to address the interests of a particular age group.

    Upcoming Lifecare Alliance - Central Ohio Diabetes Association Programs

    Camp Hamwi Kids Camp

    • Dates: June 25, 2018 to June 27, 2018
    • Audience: Youth
    • Program Type: Day Camp - Multi Days

    Kids Camp encourages campers to explore their potential, try different activities, build friendships and learn about diabetes. Parents and siblings are encouraged to be involved in the day camp experience.

    Camp Hamwi Stepping Stones

    • Dates: June 28, 2018 to June 30, 2018
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Day Camp - Multi Days

    Stepping Stones is an introductory program for youth with diabetes who want to explore what camping is all about before committing to one week at residential camp. Stepping Stones includes an overnight camp out on Friday.

    Camp Hamwi Counselor-In-Training

    • Dates: July 20, 2018 to July 28, 2018
    • Audience: Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp

    For individuals entering their senior year of high school and looking for an opportunity to develop their leadership potential, the C.I.T. program may be the one for you. No longer campers and not yet staff, C.I.T.s undergo a comprehensive counselor training program designed to increase their awareness of counselor responsibilities and leadership roles.

    Camp Hamwi Senior Challenge

    • Dates: July 22, 2018 to July 28, 2018
    • Audience: Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp

    A more advanced program structured to challenge our oldest campers. Seniors are exposed to rappelling, river canoeing, overnight camping, initiative games and much more. Senior campers are privileged to invite a friend to attend Hamwi with them. Friends can use the application form, checking the appropriate “Friend” box.

    Camp Hamwi Junior Challenge

    • Dates: July 29, 2018 to August 04, 2018
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp

    Activities and programs are geared to entertain and encourage our youngest resident campers. Hayrides, water games, a talent show, and a treasure hunt are a few of the outrageous activities that make this program full of wholesome fun and delight. Special programs highlighting Junior week include a spectacular carnival celebration where everyone comes dressed in their zaniest attire.