Diabetes Camps - Virginia

Camp Holiday Trails

Camp Holiday Trails
400 Holiday Trails Lane
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Email: campisgood@campholidaytrails.org
Website: http://www.campholidaytrails.org

Camp Holiday Trails offers children with special medical needs what few places can—the chance to enjoy recreational and social experiences that otherwise would not be available to them.

Camp Jordan

Camp Jordan
Box 15116
Richmond, VA 23227-0181
Website: http://www.makwoods.org/index.html

Camp Jordan is a great adventure camp featuring traditional camp activities while making friends with other children who understand the challenges of having diabetes.

Camp Too Sweet

Camp Too Sweet
c/o Cynthia Cunningham, R.N.
700 Randolph Street
Radford, VA 24141
(540) 731-2645

At Camp Too Sweet, emphasis is placed on having fun and helping campers accept their diabetes as part of their daily life. Through the camp, participants learn to interact with others, improve coping skills, and develop a sense of independence.

Chesapeake Health

To receive the camp registration packet, call (757) 312-6132, or send an e-mail to nancy.clark@chealth.org.

Kids with diabetes have enjoyed great times at Chesapeake Health's Diabetes Camps for more than 18 years.

Kids for a Cure Club

To Register Call (540)741-2212

Contact: kathy.macdonald-day@mwhc.com

Children and Diabetes Support Group Summer Day Camp. For Children ages 7-11 with Diabetes. Fredericksburg Presbyterian Church, Downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia

Reviewed by dLife Staff 03/13.

Last Modified Date: December 03, 2013

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