Diabetes Education & Camping Association – Uniting the Global Diabetes Camping Community through Education and Leadership

Leading Excellence in Diabetes Camping

Resources for Diabetes Camps and Camp Leadership

DECA 2022 International Diabetes Camping Conference

February 6th – 7th in Portland, Oregon

Join us for DECA’s 2022 International Diabetes Camping Conference – the world’s largest gathering of professionals serving youth with diabetes in camping and outreach programs! Spend time with like-minded people who are dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of children with diabetes.

Membership Benefits

Network and Collaborate
with Diverse Camp Leaders
from all over the Globe

Search our Exclusive Member
Resource Library for Support
with Camp Operations

Join our International Conference
for Best Practices to Keep
Your Program Thriving

Join The Network

Connect with Camp Experts and Industry Leaders

The Diabetes Education & Camping Association (DECA) strives to support diabetes camps by sharing resources that advance your work to provide safe, engaging programs for their campers. By becoming a DECA member, you and your camping organization will gain access to a library of resources and a network of camp leaders worldwide.

DECA unites the worldwide diabetes camping community through leadership and education. We understand the role of camp leadership and how critical it is for organizational success.

The DECA Membership Experience

Join as a Camp or Individual

Sign up to become a member
of DECA. Membership is for
camps as well as individuals.

Explore the Resource Library

Start expanding your knowledge
immediately by visiting
the resource library.

Attend the International Conference

Each year we host an international
conference to come together and
share tools, resources, and best practices in the diabetes camp industry.

Grow Your Camp  Organization

Your success is our priority.
We are continually updating
resources so that you can focus
on your organization.

DECA Community Connections

The DECA community is constantly working to support each other. Catch up on the latest news and inspiring stories below.

Finding Your People

Kelsey Dunman, Director of Operations Gales Creek Camp Foundation When I was seven years old, I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Sitting in the

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Industry Partners