DECA 2022 International Diabetes Camping Conference

February 5th  – 7th, Portland, Oregon, USA.  Save the Date!

Join us for DECA’s 2022 International Diabetes Camping Conference – the world’s largest gathering of professionals serving youth with diabetes in camping and outreach programs!  Important information will be shared in three content areas: Healthcare, Programming/Youth Development and Administration/Management. Campfire Chat discussions will give you great new ideas.  Networking opportunities will connect you with leaders and sponsors of diabetes camps. Sponsor Spotlights will inform you about the latest diabetes products.   Spend time with like-minded people who are dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of children with diabetes.    

Agenda Outline

  • Saturday afternoon – Conference welcome, introductions and evening activity.
  • Sunday all day  – Medical focus
  • Monday and Tuesday all day – Administrative & Programming focus.

Registration opens in October.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Oregon Convention Center

The conference will be located in the beautiful Oregon Convention Center.  The recently renovated OCC is the largest in the Pacific Northwest and is certified LEED Platinum (the highest certification by Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). 

Conference Hotel

The conference headquarters hotel is the Hyatt Regency Portland at the Oregon Convention Center, located at 375 NE Holladay St, Portland, OR 97232.  The rooms are available through our friendship with the American Camp Association.  Limited space is available. Reserve your Room today!