Diabetes Camps - Ohio

Camp Hamwi

Central Ohio Diabetes Association
1100 Dennison Ave
Columbus, OH 43201
1-800-422-7946 (in Ohio)
(614) 884-4400
(614) 884-4484 (fax)
Email: coda@diabetesohio.org
Website: http://www.diabetesohio.org/

Each individual is important at Camp Hamwi for his or her own particular qualities and contributions to the camp community. Camp provides opportunities for self discovery and creativity through exploring individual potential and abilities. Through a simple group living environment, campers discover an appreciation for each individual's differences, and the positive feeling of group accomplishments. Camp Hamwi strives to create an accepting community, building each camper's self-esteem and feeling of personal worth.

Camp Ho Mita Koda
 
Camp Ho Mita Koda Administrative Offices
3601 S. Green Road, Suite 100
Cleveland, OH 44122
(216) 591-0800
(216) 591-0320 (fax)
Email: camp@diabetespartnership.org
Website: www.CampHoMitaKoda.org
 
Camp Ho Mita Koda is the nation's first and oldest camp for children living with diabetes.  Surrounded by 72 wooded acres in Newbury, Ohio, Camp Ho Mita Koda offers diabetes management in an active and supportive environment specifically designed for children to have fun, make new friends and learn about diabetes.  With over 85 years of camping experience, on-site trained medical team oversees the diabetes management of each camper along with a registered dietician plans meals and snacks.  The camp offers programs for children and adolescents ages 4-17 with diabetes including a 6-day and 13-day overnight residence camp.

Camp Korelitz

Missy Jardine
Associate Director
644 Linn Street, Suite 304
Cincinnati, OH 45203
(888) 342-2383 ext.6662
513-421-2203 (fax)
Email: mjardine@diabetes.org

Camp Korelitz, in Hamilton, Ohio, between Cincinnati and Dayton, offers camp for kids ages 9 to 15.  In 2013, Camp Korelitz will be help at Camp Joy in Clarksville, Ohio.
During the week, the campers will participate in group activities and develop individual skills. It is the goal of the program staff to make the week a success-oriented experience for all campers.

Camp Ko-Man-She

Diabetes Association / Dayton Area - DADA
2555 S. Dixie Dr.
Suite 112
Dayton, OH 45409
Phone: 937-220-6611
Fax: 937-224-0240
E-mail: susan@diabetesdayton.org
Website: www.diabetesdayton.org

Camp Ko-Man-She provides a fun and medically-safe environment for your diabetic child, ages 8-16 to experience a variety of exciting camping activities. Each child's needs and individuality are taken into account and your child will not only have a great time making new friends, but also learn about good diabetes management. Camp is held at YMCA's Wilson Outdoor Recreation center, an ACA accredited camp in Bellefontaine, Ohio. Day camp is available for 6 & 7 year olds. Please contact us for more information.

Camp Tokumto

Missy Jardine
Camp Coordinator
644 Linn Street, Suite 304
Cincinnati, OH 45203
(888) 342-2383 ext.6662
(513) 421-2203 (fax)
Email: mjardine@diabetes.org

The American Diabetes Association believes that education and recreational camping improves the lives of young people with diabetes, providing a creative opportunity to enhance their physical, emotional and social well being. Children with diabetes who attend camp have the chance to learn new physical and social skills, as well as new diabetes management techniques.

CODA Kid's Camp

Central Ohio Diabetes Association
1580 King Avenue
Columbus, OH 43212-2058
1-800-422-7946 (in Ohio)
(614) 486-7124
(614) 486-1005 Fax
e-mail: coda@diabetesohio.org
Website: http://www.diabetesohio.org/

CODA Kid's Camp encourages campers to explore their potential, try different activities, build friendships and learn about diabetes through games, crafts, nature projects, water games and special events.

DYS Big Shots Resident Camp

Diabetes Youth Services
5871 Monclova Road
Maumee, OH 43537
(419) 887-8739
e-mail: info@dys4kids.org
website: http://www.dys4kids.org

This week-long resident camp for 10 - 15 year-olds with type 1 diabetes is held at Camp Libbey in Defiance, OH. It's the only camp of its kind in Northwest Ohio to offer outdoor adventure, diabetes management skills, and education while connecting with peers who share similar challenges. Doctors, nurses, dieticians are on hand every day. The resident camp will be June 16 - 21, 2013 and the price is $400. 

DYS Little Shots Day Camp

Diabetes Youth Services
5871 Monclova Road
Maumee, OH 43537
(419) 887-8739
e-mail: info@dys4kids.org
website: http://www.dys4kids.org

Day camp is designed for the younger kids (6-9 years old) with type 1 diabetes. Intermingled with the educational sessions are fun-filled recreational activities, games, arts, and crafts. All activities are designed to promote confidence and teach techniques for managing their diabetes. Doctors, nurses, dieticians, and educated staff are on hand every day. Days camps are held July 22 - 26, 2013 and the price is $175.

Stepping Stones Day Camp

Central Ohio Diabetes Association
1580 King Avenue
Columbus, OH 43212-2058
1-800-422-7946 (in Ohio)
(614) 486-7124
(614) 486-1005 Fax
www.steppingstonescenter.org
coda@diabetesohio.org

Introductory program designed for first-time campers and those recently diagnosed to assist them in learning more about themselves and their diabetes. Steppin Stones is a three-day day camp with an overnight campout.

Reviewed by dLife Staff 03/13.

Last Modified Date: March 18, 2014

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