Diabetes Campers Canoeing

2020 International Diabetes Camping Conference


The 2020 Conference will be held February 9-10 in San Diego, CA at the Town & Country Resort and Convention Center.

2019 International Diabetes Camping Conference

February 17th & 18th, Nashville, Tennessee, USA


Over 100 leaders in diabetes camping from around the world attended this year’s  Diabetes Education and Camping Association’s International Diabetes Camping Conference.  They heard inspiring general session speakers; participated in thought provoking round-table discussions; attended resourceful sessions; networked with peers and shared novel approaches that will enhance programming for those living with by diabetes.

Experts in the areas of diabetes health, youth programming, and organization management offered essential best practice sessions specifically suited to the diabetes camping community. Extraordinary general sessions motivated and inspired attendees to reach action-oriented, attainable goals.  It was a unique opportunity to learn new approaches while meeting peers and sponsors who can mentor and assist your efforts in the future.

View the 2019 Conference Program.

Thank you to the wonderful Conference Committee for making this year’s conference extraordinarily worthwhile!

Mark Barone, Ph. D.

Kim Boaz Wilson

Carla Cox, Ph. D., R. D., CDE,CSSD, FAADE

John Latimer

Dennis Pillion, Ph. D.

Donald Pirrie

Kat Schreve

Chris Stakel

DECA's Staff Training
Webinars and Campfire Chats

DECA Conference Attendees

DECA’s webinars and Campfire Chats provide learning and networking experiences designed for diabetes camp professionals, from directors and administrators to program managers, front line staff and volunteer staff.   Experts in the community address essential subjects such as planning and implementing quality camp programs, best practices in the medical care of children with diabetes, highly effective business practices and other relevant topics.