Summer camp should be a special experience for every child - especially those living with the challenge of diabetes. Through our camp programs, children have fun, form lasting friendships and learn the skills to manage their diabetes for a lifetime.
Senior Week runs July 23 -29, 2017 - ages 13 to 17.
Junior week runs July 30 - August 5, 2017 - ages 7 to 10.
The cost to attend the camp is $550 per camper; scholarships are available
Financial Assistance Available
Scholarship opportunities are available. Call 1-800-422-7946 for more information
The camp menu reflects the nutritional standards suggested for individuals with diabetes. Meal plans are made for each individual camper to follow. Dietitians are on hand.
More About Camp
Camp Hamwi, accredited by the nationally recognized American Camping Association, is committed to maintaining high professional standards for the safety and welfare of all campers. Camp Hamwi staff are trained in the special needs of youth with diabetes. Meals meet the various requirements of all campers and staff. The program is planned with good diabetes management in mind. The camp health center is set up to handle medical emergencies, especially those more common in youth with diabetes. Two physicians and a team of medical professionals are on-site at all times to care for each camper's health needs.
Throughout the week, campers and medical staff work together to maintain the best possible diabetes control with the proper balance of nutrition, insulin and exercise. All campers test their blood glucose level a minimum of four times a day.
Health care professionals are available to supervise proper blood glucose monitoring and assist with insulin management. Dietitians provide nutrition advice and assist in meal selections. Regular meal and snack times are established to promote good diabetes management.
Activities & Features
Outdoor Activities Ropes Course Hiking
Performing Arts Drama
Land Sports Horseback Riding Basketball Soccer
Water Sports Swimming Canoeing Fishing
Arts and Crafts Jewelry Design
Location & Contact Information
Camp Address Camp Mohaven
Danville, OH, 43014 United States