Diabetes Education & Camping Association
12557 New Brittany Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33907
The DECA online Resource Library includes content, tools, links, downloadable PDFs, PowerPoint Presentations, training videos, and study guides. The content is divided into four basic areas with many subcategories covering a variety of topics specific to the diabetes camping profession.
A Servant’s Heart: Teaching and Modeling Servant Leadership, Dr Deb Jordan, PhD
Belonging Starts with Community, Chris Rehs Dupin
Essential Skills to Promote Youth Development: Leaning Into Vulnerability, Courage, Joy, and Gratitude, Dr. Tracey Gaslin PhD, CPNP, FNP-BC, CRNI, RN-BC
Most Days at Camp for Most People: Empowering Staff to Live Somewhere Between Worst and Best, Kim Aycock, MS
Some Best Practices in Research and Evaluation of Camps Serving Children with T1D, Ryan Gagnon, PhD, Eddie Hill, PhD & Ron Ramsing, PhD
That Would Never Happen at My Camp: Lessons from Real World Incidents, Meredith Stewart
The Importance of Glucagon in Diabetes Care, Chris Huver
Unlocking the Keys to your Camp Program: Applying the Disney 5 keys to Your Camp, Teresa Tucker, PhD
Administrative resources focus on the generic information that leaders need to successfully operate camps and organizations. Resources include policy examples, scholarship documentation, registration forms, and more.
Medical resources focus on best practices for managing diabetes in a camp setting. Resources include examples of daily logs, videos on the camp experience, information on technology standards, and more.
Program resources focus on day to day programming for campers. Resources include activities for different ages, virtual activities, guidance for working with different age groups, and more.
Miscellaneous resources include manuals that are geared toward college students and young adults that have recently been diagnosed.