There are a number of summer camps available for children with diabetes. Below are a few options.
Camp John Warvel
Camp John Warvel is sponsored by the American Diabetes Association, Indiana Affiliate. The camp is located in North Webster, Indiana. Camp sessions typically take place in June and are for children ages 7 to 15 years old. A full-time medical staff of physicians, nurses and dietitians from the Pediatric Diabetes Team at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health provide 24-hour care for campers. Visit the ADA site for more information and a registration packet.
Camp Until a Cure
Camp Until a Cure is sponsored by The Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indiana. The camp is located in Noblesville, Indiana Camp sessions are held in the summer and are for children ages 7 to 15 years old. Day camp is available for children under age 7. A full medical, nursing, dietary and counseling staff provide diabetic care. Contact The Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indiana for more information.
No Limits Camp
No Limits Camp is sponsored by No Limits Diabetes. The camp takes place at Spring Hill Camp in Seymour, Indiana. The camp session typically takes place in July and is for teens ages 13 to 18 years old. The camp is intended for active teens that enjoy new challenges.
Camp Carson- Independence Diabetes Camp
Camp Carson is sponsored by the Jay Cutler Foundation (firstname.lastname@example.org). The camp is located in Princeton, Indiana. Camp sessions are held in the month of July for kids ages 9-15 years old. It is combined with traditional YMCA summer camp. A full medical staff is provided for kids with diabetes through St. Mary's in Evansville, Indiana. Contact Camp Carson for more information. http://www.campcarson.org/
Camp for Courageous Kids
The Center for Courageous Kids is a not for profit Medical Camping Facility founded by the late Ms. Betty Turner Campbell and funded entirely by donation. The camp is located in Scottsville, Kentucky. The camp session are held in the summer for children ages 7 to 15 years old. Also they offer family retreat in the fall. Medical staff is integral to the camp and made up of volunteers, physicians, nurse practitioners, dieticians, nurses, and other medical personnel. You can access the online application or to request an application by mail, call the Camper Recruiter's office at (270) 618-2912. http://www.thecenterforcourageouskids.org/