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Florida Diabetes Camp

“What Diabetes Camp Means to Me”

“Hi, my name is Marissa.  I was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes when I was six years old.  My first experience with Florida Diabetes Camp was the Family Weekend.  This was great for me because I met my first friend with diabetes. Her name is Ali. Not only did I find a friend, but my parents became friends with her parents.

Two summers ago I went to Pee Wee Camp. This was so much fun. The counselors were very nice and we did lots of activities. The best part for me was I learned how to give myself my own injections of insulin.

Last summer I went to Camp Winona. There is a lake that is really great to swim in. They have a blob in the lake that most of the kids love playing on. It was great for me to spend time with other kids who are diabetic.  As Camp Winona I was really proud of myself when I learned how to change my pump by myself!”

Living, playing and sharing adventures together, camp becomes part of a child’s development into a healthy, productive adult. At camp, children improve self-confidence and self-esteem, and learn the social skills of positive interaction that stay with them for a lifetime.  What could be better for a child with diabetes? Sign your child up today for a weekend  they’ll never forget!

2014 Summer Camp Dates

FUN SPORTS CAMP (Ages 15 – 18)
June 8-13,  Rotary’s Camp Florida, Brandon (Tampa)

“PEE-WEE” CAMP (Ages 6 – 8)
June 15-20, Rotary’s Camp Florida, Brandon (Tampa)

TALLAHASSEE AREA CAMP (Ages 7 – 11)
June 24-28, Centenary Camp (Quincy)

CYCLING/ADVENTURE CAMP (Ages 15 – 18)
June 23-28, in N. Central Florida

CAMP WINONA SESSION I (Ages 12 – 14)
July 27-August 3, YMCA Camp Winona (DeLand)

CAMP WINONA SESSION II (Ages 9 -12)
August 9-16,  YMCA Camp Winona (DeLand)

Upcoming Weekend Camp Dates

Tampa Bring a Friend Weekend, Ages 6-11
April 12-13, 2014
Rotary Camp Florida (Brandon)

Family Weekend, Palm Beach
April 25-27, 2014
Gulf Coast Camp (Lake Worth)

Tampa Family Weekend

October 17-19, 2014
Rotary Camp Florida (Brandon)

Palm Beach Bring A Friend Weekend, Ages 6-11

November 1-2, 2014
Gulf Coast Camp (Lake Worth)

Contact Information

For more information or to download an application,  visit their website at http://www.floridadiabetescamp.org/. Scholarships are available. Please note, financial aid is also available and can be found on the application.

Phone: (352) 334-1321

Email: fccyd@floridadiabetescamp.org