Diabetes Camps - Kansas

Camp Discovery

American Diabetes Association
837 S Hillside
Wichita, Kansas 67211
Contacts: Sheena Mendoza, Area Manager or
Bill Dyar, Director
Phone: (316) 684-6091, ext.6905 or
(800) 362-1355, ext.6905
Fax: (316) 684-5675
Email: smendoza@diabetes.org

Camp Discovery is in its 30th year of design and operation under the sponsorship of the American Diabetes Association. Camp Discovery is held at the Rock Springs 4H Center / WaShunGa Area. The Rock Springs 4H Center / WaShunGa Area provides many of the services for Camp Discovery on a contract basis with the American Diabetes Association.

Camp KA-DI-DA-CA

Day Camp KA-DI-DA-CA
American Diabetes Association
837 S Hillside
Wichita, Kansas 67211
Contacts: Sheena Mendoza, Area Manager or Bill Dyar, Director
Phone: (316) 684-6091, ext.6905 or
(800) 362-1355, ext.6905
Fax: (316) 684-5675
Email: smendoza@diabetes.org

Camp KA-DI-DA-CA is a special day camp for children that have completed Kindergarden - 2nd grade with diabetes. Campers have the opportunity to swim, hike, play games, make arts and crafts, share feelings, and learn more about diabetes.

ADA Camp at Camp Shawnee

Michael Winburn
Camp Coordinator
American Diabetes Association
10580 Barkley, Suite 400
Overland Park, KS 66212
(913) 383-2319 ext.6849
(888) 342-2383 ext. 6849
(816) 891-8689 (fax)
Email: mwinburn@diabetes.org

The American Diabetes Associations residential camp program for children with diabetes is held at the Camp Shawnee property which is owned and operated by the Heartland Council of Camp Fire Boys and Girls. Camp offers children with diabetes the opportunity to learn how to enjoy a healthy, active lifestyle while managing their diabetes. Camp also teaches campers that they are not alone and gives parents a needed break from the day to day responsibilities of diabetes management. Camp activities feature swimming, horseback riding, hiking, outdoor skills, tennis and volleyball, basketball, archery, and tons of other fun activities, plus a few surprises! Scholarships are available.

Reviewed by dLife Staff 03/13.
 

Last Modified Date: December 03, 2013

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