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

Why I Love Diabetes Camp! $500 Campership Storytelling Contest

  • Submit your story about why you love diabetes camp.
  • Have a chance to win a $500 Campership to attend a DECA Member Diabetes Camp!
  • We are looking for stories from 1st time and returning campers. 
  • Fill out the DECA $500 Campership Contest Form and hit submit.
  • Camper stories will be shared on social media channels to promote diabetes camps. 

DECA 2023 Diabetes Camp & Retreat Medical Conference

Best Practices in Diabetes Care for Diabetes Camp and Retreat Programs

DECA’s 2023 International Diabetes Camping Medical Conference will be held virtually on Saturday, April 15th. This meeting will focus on diabetes care of children and youth in diabetes camping and retreat settings. The meeting will be held virtually using the Zoom webinar platform.

           Diabetes Camping Staff Training Videos

Diabetes Camping with the Medtronic Insulin Pump Systems – 670G and 770G

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Happy Camping with the new Omnipod® 5 Automated Insulin Delivery System Webinar

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Success with Tandem Control-IQ Technology

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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.

Camp Fire

2023 Conference Recordings

Lisa Gier, Executive Director Idaho Diabetes Youth Programs / Camp Hodia What do fundraising and mismatched socks have in common? …you are right! That was

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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