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Camp Midicha
Camp Midicha provides a safe and enjoyable outdoor experience for children with diabetes, as well as offering a healthy and educational extension to diabetes care.

Program Emphasis Gender Type Of Stay Location
Diabetes
Coed
Resident Camp
Fenton, MI
Average Cost Financial Assistance Age Range Capacity
Less Than $400 (week) Yes 8 - 17 200
About Financial Assistance
The Michigan Elks and Lions Clubs, as well as other groups and organizations offer full and partial camperships for campers who need assistance.
Session Lengths Food/Nutritional Notes:
1 Week Session
Camp Midicha has a staff of certified and student dieticians working for the better health of our campers. We use the carbohydrate counting method to control calories and regulate each meal to better control insulin levels. At Camp Midicha we have breakfast, mid-morning snack, lunch, afternoon snack, dinner, and nighttime snack, so you will never go hungry.
Session Information
Session I is from August 1st - August 6th
Session II is from August 8th - August 13th
Session III is from August 15th - August 20th

General Camp (ages 8-13)
All Sessions - $400

Teen Camp (ages 14-16)
Sessions II and III - $435

Canoe Camp (ages 14-16)
Sessions I and III - $480

Jr. Counselors (ages 16-17)
All Sessions - $300
More About Camp
After the American Diabetes Association was formed, Camp Midicha was established in 1955. Its name is derived from the words Michigan Diabetes Children's Association. Although the Michigan Diabetes Children's Association is no longer in existence, the name Camp Midicha has become synonymous with excellence and is still used today. Camp Copneconic, the campgrounds Camp Midicha utilizes, is accredited by the American Camping Association. The American Diabetes Association operates Camp Midicha and the Camp Committee establishes camp policies. Camp Midicha has a full-time medical staff of doctors, nurses, and dietitians in residence. All of your child's diabetes care supplies will be provided: insulin, syringes, lancets, meters, and strips.
Activities & Features

Outdoor Activities Ropes Course
Rock Climbing

Land Sports Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Water Sports Swimming
Canoeing
Fishing
Kayaking

Other Activities Diabetes Management Education
Mock Rock
Disco Fever
Aqua Jump
Aqua Blob
Horseback Riding

Web Address

http://www.diabetes.org

Winter Address Summer Address
30300 Telegraph Rd.
Suite 117
Bingham Farms, MI, 48025-1095 USA
1-888-342-2382 x6698 (tel.)
248-433-1095 (fax.)
10407 N. Fenton Rd.
Fenton, MI, 48430 USA
810-629-9622 (tel.)
810-629-2128 (fax.)
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