Diabetes Camps - Florida

Camp KoralKids

Kathy Byrne
Camp Director
Broward Health Coral Springs Medical Center
Coral Springs, FL
(954) 344-3344
(954) 227-4304 (fax)
Email: kbyrne@BrowardHealth.org
Website: www.BrowardHealth.org/

Camp Koral Kids offers a fun environment where kids can learn more about diabetes, interact with other diabetic kids and just be a kids! Presented by Broward Health Coral Springs Medical Center , kids enjoy a full range a full range of camp activities and day trips, plus insulin management, glucose monitoring and nutritional guidance under the direction of medical professionals. Located in Coral Springs , Florida , this camp is proud to be the only day camp in South Florida for children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and the winner of the South Florida Business Jornal's "2001 Excellence in Healthcare Awards."

Camp JADA

For more information or to receive an application, call the American Diabetes Association at (904) 730-7200 or 1-800-676-4065 x3064

Campers enjoy all of the excitement and activities of a typical summer camp, while learning to become more comfortable with the physical and emotional challenges that are associated with diabetes.

2800 University Blvd North
Jacksonville University
Jacksonville, FL 32211

Florida's Diabetes Camp

FCCYD, PO BOX 14136, Gainesville, FL 32604
Telephone: (352) 334-1323,
FAX (352) 334-1326
http://www.floridadiabetescamp.org/pee-wee.htm

Camp Crystal Lake, Near Gainesville, FL

Pee-Wee Camp

FCCYD, PO BOX 14136, Gainesville, FL 32604
Telephone: (352) 334-1323,
FAX (352) 334-1326
http://www.floridadiabetescamp.org/pee-wee.htm

This camp session offers a specifically selected staff and a shorter session plus activities geared for the early elementary school age child. This camp located at the Rotary's Camp Florida near Tampa introduces children to Diabetes Camp. Emphasis is on having fun while being supervised 24 hours by our medical staff of pediatric endocrinologists and counselors experienced in diabetes management.

Florida Diabetes Camp Cycling Session

FCCYD, PO BOX 14136, Gainesville, FL 32604
Telephone: (352) 334-1323,
FAX (352) 334-1326
http://www.floridadiabetescamp.org/newpage1.htm

Adventure Camp – more than a bike ride! Cycling, swimming, friends, challenge, adventure – a great way to prove that "you can handle it!"
Campers and staff will cycle 30+ miles a day so begin to get in shape now! For campers aged 15 -18 years old.

Fun Sports Camp

FCCYD, PO BOX 14136, Gainesville, FL 32604
Telephone: (352) 334-1323,
FAX (352) 334-1326
http://www.floridadiabetescamp.org/fun.htm

Campers visit various sports facilities in the area and participate in clinics run by local coaches. The session is for all teens regardless of their athletic ability and it is based at the Rotary Camp Florida near Tampa.

Camp Winona Session 1

FCCYD, PO BOX 14136, Gainesville, FL 32604
Telephone: (352) 334-1323,
FAX (352) 334-1326
http://www.floridadiabetescamp.org/winona1.htm

Our sessions at YMCA Camp Winona offer the challenges of an active summer camp program accredited by the American Camping Association for 12-14 year olds


Camp Winona Session 2

FCCYD, PO BOX 14136, Gainesville, FL 32604
Telephone: (352) 334-1323,
FAX (352) 334-1326
http://www.floridadiabetescamp.org/winona2.htm

These sessions are held each summer at YMCA Camp Winona near DeLand, Florida. The Camp is 47 acres populated by shady live oaks on the shores of beautiful Lake Winona. Campers aged 8 to 11 enjoy all the activities provided by traditional camp life and have an opportunity to learn more about diabetes care.

Tallahassee Camp

FCCYD, PO BOX 14136, Gainesville, FL 32604
Telephone: (352) 334-1323,
FAX (352) 334-1326
http://www.floridadiabetescamp.org/tallahas.htm

In our attempt to bring camp closer to other areas in the state Florida Diabetes Camp is offering an overnight camping program in Quincy (Northwest of Tallahassee) at Centenary Camp. Children from South Georgia and the Florida Panhandle join us for a few days of camping fun, sports, swimming, arts and crafts and diabetes education.

Reviewed by dLife Staff 03/13.

Last Modified Date: December 03, 2013

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