Valued Supporters invest in our training programs, education resources, networking opportunities and support of diabetes camps. These initiatives help diabetes camps as they provide encouragement, education and motivation to children living with diabetes and their families. We are sincerely thankful for their support!

At this time, we offer the following support opportunities:

  1. Sustaining Partners, $15,001 – $75,000 annually
  2. Summit Club, $15,000 annually
  3. Campfire Circle, $9,000 annually
  4. Conference Sponsors, help provide training and networking to diabetes camping professionals
  5. Communications Sponsors, help share the importance of diabetes camping and its positive benefits for children 
  6. Friends, whose gifts of any size make a positive impact in the lives of those we serve.

Sustaining Partner

Sustaining Partners are major contributors who support our purpose of helping children learn how to live well with diabetes.  They are the bedrock on which we build vital programs and services which we provide to our members and the diabetes camping community.

Sustaining Partners are those who commit to contributions of more than $15,000 annually.  We will tailor a package of benefits for Sustaining Partners to ensure the recognition and mission support they value most and believe in the power of an ongoing dialogue with our Sustaining Partners.  The following are suggested benefits for Sustaining Partners:

  • Recognition on DECA website home page and one other page dedicated solely to the messaging desired by the Sustaining Partner
  • DECA diabetes camp list with contact information (biannual)
  • Announcements & information posting on DECA’s social media, (including Facebook)
  • Dedicated Email messaging to DECA membership (unlimited)
  • Article opportunity in all DECA newsletters (6 annually)
  • Access to Member Resources on the DECA Website
  • Complimentary registration for a company representative to attend DECA’s national conference
  • Executive recognition and speaker opportunity at DECA’s national conference
  • Personal introduction to camps by the DECA team
  • Annual Industry Product & Camp Program Survey
  • Mission Partner Annual Meeting at ADA Scientific Sessions
To learn more about becoming a Summit Club partner, please contact us.

Summit Club

Summit Club supporters partner with DECA and its member camping programs to dramatically enhance the lives of youth with diabetes, through education and advancements in diabetes care.

In thanks for donating $15,000 annually to DECA and its member camps, our Summit Club partners receive:

  • Recognition on DECA Website home page and one other page dedicated solely to the messaging desired by the Summit Club Partner
  • DECA diabetes camp list with contact information (Biannual)
  • Dedicated Email messaging to DECA membership (2 times yearly)
  • Article opportunities in DECA newsletters (2 times yearly)
  • Access to Member Resources on the DECA Website
  • Complimentary registration for a company representative to attend DECA’s national conference
  • Recognition and communications opportunity at DECA’s national conference
  • Annual Industry Product & Camp Program Survey
  • Mission Partners Annual Meeting at ADA Scientific Sessions
To learn more about becoming a Summit Club partner, please contact us.

Campfire Circle

In thanks for donating $9,000 annually to DECA and its member camps, our Campfire Circle partners receive:

  • Recognition on DECA Website home page
  • DECA diabetes camp list with contact information (Annual)
  • Recognition at DECA’s national conference
  • Annual Industry Product & Camp Program Survey
  • Mission Partners Annual Meeting at ADA Scientific Sessions
To learn more about becoming a Campfire Circle partner, please contact us.

Conference Sponsor

DECA’s  2019 Diabetes Camping Conference will convene on February 17th and 18th in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.  The meeting will address Empowering Diabetes Youth thru Camping.  The program will include general and breakout sessions with emphasis on the Medical, Administrative and Program aspects of operating diabetes camping programs.  Diabetes care professionals from throughout the United States and other countries will be in attendance.

To learn more about becoming a Conference Sponsor, please contact us.

Communications Underwriter

DECA recognizes the value of communicating information from businesses and organizations that is relevant to the operation of diabetes camping programs and/or the care of youth living with diabetes. 

Calling The Shots – Semi-Monthly Newsletter

DECA publishes a semi-monthly electronic newsletter.  It provides information to 1,000+ diabetes camping leaders and other interested parties.

To learn more about becoming a Communications Underwriter, please contact us.