Camp – Diabetes Education & Camping Association

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    Florida Camp for Children and Youth with Diabetes

    Office at PO Box 14136, Gainesville, FL 32604-2136

    352-334-1321

    All Florida Diabetes Camp programs are open to any child with type 1 diabetes, and while attending camp they are under the direct supervision of pediatric endocrinologists from around the state who volunteer at various programs. Campers are placed in cabins according to age/grade/sex and have trained counselors accompanying them 24 hours a day. All camps feature a variety of land and water activities as well as age appropriate diabetes education.

    Upcoming Florida Camp for Children and Youth with Diabetes Programs

    Bring A Friend Weekend - Brandon

    • Audience: Youth
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Diabetes Type: type 1 diabetes
    • Location: Tampa, FL US

    Bring a friend weekend is open for kids ages 5 through 11, who may not have spent a night away from home before. This weekend offers a camping experience in a shortened setting where campers are allowed to bring a friend of the same sex and appropriate age if they so choose. Children participate in activities such as swimming, land sports, and arts and crafts. Children with diabetes are taught age appropriate self-management skills and children without diabetes learn about the disease and what their friends go through on a daily basis. All talks are led by the pediatric endocrinologist, nurses, dieticians and mental health professionals.

    Tampa Family Weekend

    • Audience: Families
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Diabetes Type: type 1 diabetes
    • Location: Tampa, FL US

    Palm Beach Family Weekend

    • Audience: Families
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Diabetes Type: type 1 diabetes

    Sam Fuld Camp 2022

    • Dates: February 06, 2022 to February 06, 2022
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Diabetes Type: type 1 diabetes
    • Location: Tampa, FL US

    Teen Weekend 2022

    • Dates: March 12, 2022 to March 13, 2022
    • Audience: Youth
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Diabetes Type: type 1 diabetes
    • Location: De Leon Springs, FL US

    Tampa Area Bring-A-Friend Weekend

    • Dates: April 09, 2022 to April 10, 2022
    • Audience: Youth
    • Program Type: Day Camp - Multiple Days
    • Diabetes Type: type 1 diabetes
    • Location: Tampa, FL US

    Fun Sports Camp 2022

    • Dates: June 12, 2022 to June 17, 2022
    • Audience: Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Diabetes Type: type 1 diabetes
    • Location: Brandon, FL US

    Activities are under the direction of various college coaches or certified instructors and include martial arts, volleyball, soccer, golf, basketball, tennis, and softball. Planned night activities include roller skating, bowling, and a night at Tropicana Field watching the Tampa Bay Rays play ball

    Pee-Wee Camp 2022

    • Dates: June 19, 2022 to June 24, 2022
    • Audience: Youth
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Diabetes Type: type 1 diabetes
    • Location: Brandon, FL US

    This camp was created with little ones in mind, so activities are specifically tailored toward young children. Campers learn about nature, how to swim, diabetes management and more. Daily visits from the story lady, and different carnival events each night provide the kids with the genuine camp feel they are sure not to forget.

    Cycling Adventure Camp 2022

    • Dates: June 20, 2022 to June 25, 2022
    • Audience: Teen
    • Program Type: Adventure Camp
    • Diabetes Type: type 1 diabetes
    • Location: Gainsville, FL US

    Beginning in N. Central Florida

    Camp Winona Session I

    • Dates: July 17, 2022 to July 24, 2022
    • Audience: Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Diabetes Type: type 1 diabetes
    • Location: De Leon Springs, FL US

    Each camp is staffed by three doctors, nurses, psychologists, and nutritionists. Winona is a rural setting on beautiful Lake Winona just outside of the Ocala National Forest. Activities for campers include swimming, canoeing, fun-yaking, and blobbing. Campers also learn teamwork through a high ropes course, team sports and cabin challenges. Nightly activities include a beach party, carnival, dance and a scavenger hunt. Note: Winona dates are one week earlier this year than in the past.

    Camp Winona Session II

    • Dates: July 30, 2022 to August 06, 2022
    • Audience: Youth
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Diabetes Type: type 1 diabetes
    • Location: De Leon Springs, FL US

    amp is staffed by three doctors, nurses, psychologists, and nutritionists. Winona is a rural setting on beautiful Lake Winona just outside of the Ocala National Forest. Activities for campers include swimming, canoeing, fun-yaking, and blobbing. Campers also learn teamwork through a high ropes course, team sports and cabin challenges. Nightly activities include a beach party, carnival, dance and a scavenger hunt. Note: Winona dates are one week earlier this year than in the past.