6616 Beaver Ridge Road
Knoxville, Tennessee 37931
Youth & Teen Camp
2014-07-07 to 2014-07-11
Audience: Youth & Teen
Program Type: Day Camp
Camp Philosophy & Goals
• To provide children with diabetes a fun and safe
learning experience for living and coping with
• To enhance camper’s knowledge of diabetes and
develop confidence and independence in caring
for his/her diabetes.
• To encourage acceptance and promote each
child’s positive self-image through the sharing of
experiences with other campers.
Campers are organized into groups based on grade in school and overall maturity. Each group has one or more adult counselors plus junior counselors to supervise all their activities. Most of the junior counselors are teenagers who have diabetes themselves. These juniors serve as role models to help and encourage the younger campers in diabetes self-care. Counselor-to-camper ratios are 1:3-4, depending on the grade level of the campers.