Camp – Diabetes Education & Camping Association


    Tanager Place

    Office at 1614 West Mount Vernon Road, Mount Vernon, IA 52314-9533


    To provide services to children and families that inspire, empower and heal.

    Upcoming Tanager Place Programs

    Camp Tanager - Diabetes

    • Dates: June 09, 2024 to August 09, 2024
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Diabetes Type: type 1 diabetes
    • Location: Mount Vernon, IA

    Camp Tanagers overnight camping experience is a unique opportunity for youth to meet others facing the same challenges of living with diabetes. Our 24-hour staff of physicians, nurses, and counselors are closely involved with the day-to-day activities of the campers to ensure their medical well-being. This dedicated team will enable your child to gain confidence while building self-esteem, allowing them to develop their diabetes self-management skills.  Together, we are committed to fostering self-reliance and independence. Camp Tanager builds life-long memories and relationships for people of all ages through a fun and memorable summer camp experience. Campers leave empowered, knowing the experience and knowledge gained will serve them for the rest of their lives. We have a sliding fee scale and provide assistance as needed