Diabetes Camps - Georgia
480 Ebenezer Church Road
Fayetteville, Georgia 30215
For registration information, call (678) 688-5124
For kids with diabetes ages 3 and up and their brothers, sisters and friends. Kids ages 3 and under require parents to stay. Located at the Calvin Center, Hampton, Georgia.
Debra Whitley, RN, CDE
University Health Care Foundation sponsors Camp Juliet. Camp Juliet is offered to children 7 to 17 years of age with diabetes, and is located at Camp Daniel Marshall in Lincolnton, Georgia.
Camp Kudzu serves Georgia's children, teens and families with Type 1 diabetes. The children, teens and families who take part in Camp Kudzu's programs learn that they are not alone in their struggle with diabetes. Camp Kudzu offers summer camp, family weekends, and teen retreats. Campers can enjoy a variety of planned activites such as kayaking, swimming, horseback riding and videography. There is something for everyone! Campers are assigned to cabin groups based on age and gender. A typical cabin has eight campers, two counselors and a cabin medic. Counselors and medics lead their cabin groups through a fun-filled week of activities, while helping the children to safely manage their diabetes. Please visit the Camp Kudzu website listed above for camp dates.
Camp Little Shot
Tom Jones, MD
800 1st St
(478) 746-0491 (fax)
Camp Little Shot is a unique camping experience for young people who have diabetes. It is a co-ed camp for children ages 6-14, where all campers and many staff members have insulin dependent diabetes.The staff at Camp Little Shot has designed a new and separate camp for those between the ages of 15-18 - Adventure Camp.
Kiki's Kids Camp
Kiki's Kids Camp offers traditional activities while providing diabetes education for children ages 6-12 with diabetes. The camp staff include program leaders, physicians, and nurses who specialize in the treatment and management of diabetes, as well as registered dieticians.
Reviewed by dLife Staff 03/13.
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