1900 E. Algonquin Road
Des Plaines, Illinois 60016
2016-06-20 to 2016-06-24
Program Type: Day Camp
The day camp programs for children, ages 4-9 and their siblings, provide a great beginning camp experience. SInce everyone can be deeply affected by the presence of diabetes in the family, a brother or sister of camper age is encouraged to attend. Children at the day camps participate in recreational activities while developing independence and confidence in caring for their diabetes. Diabetes educaiton sessions teach campers about nutrition, exercise, insulin, highs and lows and blood sugar testing. Children, grouped by age and activities, are supervised by trained certified health professionals and counselors.
Children are asked to bring a sack lunch each day. Snacks, milk and water are provided. Information sessions with leaders in the field of diabetes will be hosted as "sharing time" for parents each day.
HOURS: Monday-Thursday 9am-3pm, Friday 9am-11:30am
WHERE: Methodist Camp Ground 1900 E Algonquin Rd. Des Plaines, IL 60016
For more information, visit www.diabetes.org/illinoiscamps.