Diabetes Camps - Iowa
Camp Hertko Hollow
Held at the Des Moines YMCA Camp, north of Boone, Iowa. Activities include horseback riding, swimming, athletics, canoeing, rappelling, crafts, ropes course, softball, soccer, volleyball, nature, archery, riflery, zip line, miniature golf, and climbing wall. Experienced medical staff live in cabins, facilitate informal diabetes education, and participate in activities with campers. Financial assistance available.
Teen Session (grades 6-12) - June 23-29, 2013. Kids Session (grades K-5) June 30- July 6, 2013.
Reviewed by dLife Staff 03/13.
Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins Prosciutto Stuffed Mushrooms Tuna and Corn Pie Chickpea and Tomato Salad Snowy Vanilla Pecan Crescents Mushroom Bisque Mediterranean Chopped Salad Sausage and Cajun Style Chicken Rice Rice Pudding with Raisins Fresh Linguine and Artichoke Hearts
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