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Camp 180

602-861-4731 | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
County Road AO03, Post 210
Manzano Mountain Retreat
Torreon, New Mexico 87061

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Upcoming Sessions

Camp 180
2016-07-10 to 2016-07-16

Audience: Youth & Teen
Program Type: Overnight Camp
ACA Accredited

The main goal of the program at the American Diabetes Association's Camp 180˚ is to allow the campers the ability to feel at ease and "accepted" in a community where having diabetes is the rule, not the exception. The campers learn to understand diabetes and the process of self-management, under skilled and continuous medical supervision. It is the hope of the staff that these children go home feeling more self-confident, self-reliant and having gained the knowledge they need to live successful, full lives with diabetes. We want them to be able to say, "I went to camp and had fun!" Many of these children come to camp not knowing any other people with diabetes, especially other kids like themselves. There are friendships made, which quite frankly, last a lifetime!