DECA Conferences and Programs – Diabetes Education & Camping Association

2023 International Diabetes Camping Conference

Grab your calendar! DECA’s 2023 International Diabetes Camping Conference will be held in Orlando, Florida February 19-20, 2023 (Sunday-Monday). This meeting will focus on the administrative, programming and recreational aspects of diabetes camping and retreat activities. (The date of a 2023 diabetes camping Medical Conference will be announced in the near future.) While there is no timeframe that is perfect on everyone’s calendar, this gathering is just ahead of the New Venture Fund meeting on Tuesday, February 21 (tentatively scheduled morning to noon event) and the American Camp Association (ACA) National Conference afternoon of Tuesday to Friday afternoon February 21-24. The Rosen Centre ( will serve as the site host for the events and lodging.

The DECA Conference will begin with a structured social gathering on Sunday afternoon and will continue with a formal program of educational breakouts, a keynote luncheon, the don’t miss 2nd Annual DECA SWAP and an optional evening dinner gathering on Monday.

 The Conference Planning Committee is busily working out the details of the two-day event. Based on the most recent attendee feedback we have live speakers, intentional networking opportunities, and options for remote attendees to join.
Registration Fees
  • DECA Member by 12/16/2022 $129
  • DECA Member after 12/16/2022 $149
  • Non-Member by 12/16/2022 $149
  • Non-Member after 12/16/2022 $169
  • Virtual (Online) $99
  • Student $109

Rosen Centre Hotel

The Rosen Centre Hotel is just 12 minutes from Orlando International Airport. Centrally located on popular International Drive, the hotel is within minutes of the attractions and entertainment that make Orlando an exciting destination. 

ACA’s contracted discounted rates will be available up to three days before and after our conference dates, on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Standard Single/Double/Triple/Quadruple: $229 plus taxes (Note: There are a limited number of King rooms.  You may request a king bedroom under the ‘Additional Details and Preferences’ section of the reservation page, but these requests are not guaranteed.)

Rooms available on a first-come, first-served basis through January 26, 2023. 

Rosen Centre Hotel
9840 International Drive
Orlando, Florida 32819

If making a reservation via phone, be sure to mention that you are with the ACA conference and give them the code ‘ACA2023‘ to access the correct room rate.