PO Box 6819
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80934
ADA Camp Sweet Pea
2015-06-10 to 2015-06-12
Program Type: Day Camp
The purpose of the American Diabetes Association, Northern Colorado Camp Sweet Pea Day Camp is to provide a unique recreational and educational experience for grade school children with diabetes. With guidance from the camp staff and teen counselors, day campers learn to participate in various camping activities including swimming, sports and much more while developing independence and skills in caring for their diabetes. Sharing experiences with other youngsters who have the same lifestyle encourages acceptance and promotes a positive self-image. Diabetes education sessions teach campers about nutrition, exercise, insulin, highs and lows and blood sugar testing. Children are grouped by age and activities, are supervised by trained certified health professionals and counselors.
2015-06-28 to 2015-07-03
Audience: Youth & Teen
Program Type: Overnight Camp
Residential Camp Ages 9 to 14
Residential Camp is what most people think of when summer camp is mentioned. Archery, canoeing, riflery, swimming, crafts, camp Olympics and capture the flag are familiar activities on the program agenda. Some new ones you might not have heard of before include the flight simulator (aka"Vomitron"), the "blob" aqua jump and the zip-line!
Teen Camp Ages 15 to 17
Teen Camp is a combination of residential activities and adventure designed with teens in mind. Common activities include hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, conquering the ropes courses, beach time and best of all white water rafting! Night time activities focus on teaching leadership and team building with the intent of encouraging teens toward becoming mentors.
- See more at: http://www.diabetes.org/in-my-community/diabetes-camp/camps/colorado.html#sthash.Z9m0RMoG.dpuf