Diabetes Camps - Illinois

Camp Granada

American Diabetes Association
55 E. Monroe, Suite 3420
Chicago, IL 60603
Contact: Megan Johnson
Phone: 312-346-1805 ext 6602
Fax: 312-346-5342
Email: mejohnson@diabetes.org

Camp Granada has all the beauty and excitement of any summer camp. At Camp Granada we offer most of the traditional camping activities. And we also offer the opportunity for children with diabetes to receive special training in a recreational setting.

Camp Discovery

American Diabetes Association
55 E. Monroe, Suite 3420
Chicago, IL 60603
Contact: Megan Johnson
Phone: 312-346-1805 ext 6602
Fax: 312-346-5342
Email: mejohnson@diabetes.org

Website: www.diabetes.org

 

Held at Health Track, 875 Roosevelt Rd., Glen Ellyn, IL. 60137

Camp Discovery is for children ages 4 - 9 and their siblings.  Children at day camps participate in recreational activities while developing independence and confidence in caring for this diabetes.  Swimming, arts & crafts, diabetes education, nature appreciation, making new friends, yearly themed activities and special guest visitors. Camp Discovery is full for summer 2012.

Camp Confidence

American Diabetes Association
55 E. Monroe, Suite 3420
Chicago, IL 60603
Contact: Megan Johnson
Phone: 312-346-1805 ext 6602
Fax: 312-346-5342
Email: mejohnson@diabetes.org

Website: www.diabetes.org

 

Held at Rugen Park, 2941 Harrison St., Glenview, IL 60025

Camp Confidence is for children ages 4 - 9 and their siblings.  Children at day camps participate in recreational activities while developing independence and confidence in caring for this diabetes.  Swimming, arts & crafts, diabetes education, nature appreciation, making new friends, yearly themed activities and special guest visitors.

Camp Can-Do

American Diabetes Association
55 E. Monroe, Suite 3420
Chicago, IL 60603
Contact: Megan Johnson
Phone: 312-346-1805 ext 6602
Fax: 312-346-5342
Email: mejohnson@diabetes.org

Website: www.diabetes.org

 

Held at Palos Park Recreation Center, 8901 W. 123rd St., Palos Park, IL. 60464

Camp Can-Do is for children ages 4 - 9 and their siblings.  Children at day camps participate in recreational activities while developing independence and confidence in caring for this diabetes.  Water games (thanks to the Palos Park Fire Department), arts & crafts, diabetes education, nature appreciation, making new friends, yearly themed activities and special guest visitors.

Triangle D Camp

American Diabetes Association
55 E. Monroe, Suite 3420
Chicago, IL 60603
Contact: Megan Johnson
Phone: 312-346-1805 ext 6602
Fax: 312-346-5342
Email: mejohnson@diabetes.org

Contact Jackie Ross at JRoss@diabetes.org
Website: www.diabetes.org

 

Triangle D Camp is held at YMCA Camp Duncan, a 400 acre setting on semi-private Fish Lake on Route 12 just north of Route 120 in Ingleside, Illinois. Triangle D Camp combines a program of summer activities with a program of diabetes education and support. Both components are designed to challenge each child to reach toward their maximum potential, both mentally and physically. The campers are actively involved in managing their diabetes. Triangle D Camp is for children ages 9 - 13.


ADA Teen Adventure Camp

American Diabetes Association
55 E. Monroe, Suite 3420
Chicago, IL 60603
Contact: Megan Johnson
Phone: 312-346-1805 ext 6602
Fax: 312-346-5342
Email: mejohnson@diabetes.org

Website: www.diabetes.org

 


The American Diabetes Association Teen Adventure Camp resident program is located at the YMCA Camp Duncan in Ingleside, Illinois. Boating, swimming, archery, crafts, singing, big games, high ropes teams course, outdoor movie night, roller skating outing and opportunity to select the diabetes education presentations in which camper want to participate. ADA provides the volunteer medical staff. The camp provides their well-trained program, counseling and kitchen staff. Parents meet and greet each other at the medical staff check-in for their campers. Guided by an attending physician with extensive experience in the adjustment of insulin, diet and activity components, medical care and supervision are provided by a conscientious group of resident physicians, nurses and dietitians. Campers are seen several times daily for insulin adjustments and blood glucose checking appropriate for daily activities. Teen Adventure Camp combines a program of summer activities with a program of diabetes education and support. Teen Adventure Camp is for teens ages 14 - 18.

Reviewed by dLife Staff 03/13.

 

Last Modified Date: December 03, 2013

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