Florida Diabetes Camp 2012
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The Florida Diabetes Camp is currently accepting applications for all of its summer camp programs. Camps are open to children with type 1 diabetes ages 6 through 18 and are offered at various locations around the state. Each camp targets a specific age group, and activities and education sessions are uniquely designed for that age group. All programs feature traditional land and water activities and pediatric endocrinologists, nurses, and other medical staff are in attendance at each camp. Financial assistance is available. For more information please call Gary at (352) 334-1321 or visit our Web site at www.floridadiabetescamp.org.
All programs are open to youngsters with type 1 insulin dependent diabetes. Financial aid is available for all events. Call for registration information or check with your endocrinologist or diabetes educator.
Friends for Life Conference and Expo, July 3 – 8, 2012, Marriott World Center, Orlando, FL. Sponsored by Children with Diabetes.com, The online community for kids, families and adults with diabetes. For more information, log onto www.childrenwithdiabetes.com or contact Laura Billetdeaux via email (Laura.Billetdeaux@childrenwithdiabetes.com) or by phone during business hours eastern time, Monday – Friday, 734-428-8265.
Boggy Creek Gang Camp provides therapeutic camp programs for children with chronic illnesses, including special programs for those entering adolescent years. Also offered are educational and supportive programs and services for the parents, siblings, and other family members of chronically ill children. For more information call (352) 483-4200 or visit www.boggycreek.org.
Camp Koral Kids 2012 dates coming soon! (Broward Health Coral Springs Medical Center) is a camp facility for diabetic children and offers two-week sessions with recreational activities geared especially for the diabetic child (ages 5.5 – 11). For more information call 954-344-3344.