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    Diabetes Youth Services

    Office at 2100 W Central Ave Ste 110, Toledo, OH 43606-3817

    (419) 291-1234

    Diabetes Youth Services (DYS) is a Toledo- based nonprofit aiming to support those living with type 1 diabetes. We offer not only 4 summer camp sessions ranging from 5-22 years old, but support groups, mothers retreats, and services like Family Connection and School Nurse Training. We services 34 counties in the Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan area, so don’t hesitate to reach out! Find us on Facebook or visit us online at dys4kids.org Our Mission Statement: “Helping local children with type 1 diabetes manage their disease every day. Supporting families, educating communities and encouraging independence.”

    Upcoming Diabetes Youth Services Programs

    Leadership Retreat

    • Dates: March 18, 2022 to March 20, 2022
    • Audience: Youth
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Diabetes Type: type 1 diabetes
    • Location: Ashley, OH

    DYS Leadership Retreat is a weekend event designed for young adults ages 16-22 in helping them develop leadership skills that prove to benefit participants in not only their diabetes education and management, but in other aspects of life as well. Leadership Retreat is a place where you are completely in charge of your diabetes management but learn valuable tools to help improve care and help build friendships with other participants. Leadership Retreat activities include teambuilding games, scavenger hunts, movie night, and much more! Interested in Leadership Retreat? Visit dys4kids.org to learn more!

    Middle Shot Resident Camp

    • Dates: June 01, 2022 to June 01, 2022
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Diabetes Type: type 1 diabetes
    • Location: Ashley, OH

    Middle Shots Resident Camp is a 3 night event designed for youth aged 10-14 in helping them learn about diabetes care while having fun! At Middle Shots we encourage campers to make new friends and take diabetes into their own control. With guidance from a certified dietician, nurse practitioners, diabetes educated nurses, and nearly all type 1 counselors, Middle Shots is the perfect place to feel supported and relate to others like them. Activities at Little Shots include crafts, hands on diabetes education, tree climbing, swimming, canoeing, and much more! Interested in Middle Shots? Visit dys4kids.org to learn more!

    Big Shots Resident Camp

    • Dates: June 21, 2022 to June 25, 2022
    • Audience: Youth
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Diabetes Type: type 1 diabetes
    • Location: Ashley, OH

    Big Shots Resident Camp is a 5 night event designed for young adults aged 14-17 in encouraging them to try new things all while being supported by peers as they grow independent in diabetes management. Our team of certified dietary staff, nurse practitioners, diabetes educated nurses, and nearly all type 1 counselors cheer on campers to try new things and support each other. Big Shots activities include crafts, swimming, archery, alpine tower, talent shows, and much more! Interested in Big Shots? Visit dys4kids.org to learn more!

    Camp Little Shots Ohio

    • Dates: July 11, 2022 to July 14, 2022
    • Audience: Youth
    • Program Type: Day Camp - Multiple Days
    • Diabetes Type: type 1 diabetes
    • Location: Sylvania, OH

    Little Shots Day Camp Michigan

    • Dates: August 01, 2022 to August 04, 2022
    • Audience: Youth
    • Program Type: Day Camp - Multiple Days
    • Diabetes Type: type 1 diabetes
    • Location: Tecumseh, MI 49286 US