Diabetic Camp Information – Georgia

Camp KudzuCamp Kudzu offers summer camps, family weekends, teen retreats, adventure trips and more.  The focus is on fun, but the lessons learned are critical to long-term health.  Children who have access to quality diabetes management education at a young age can reduce their risk of diabetes-related complications and often display greater emotional resilience in coping with their diabetes.  Camp is a child-friendly atmosphere where healthy habits are reflected by adult role models living with diabetes as well. Diabetes camp also offers the same benefits of any other residential camp-games, new friends, and a lot of fun!

Summer 2015 Camp Dates!

We are excited to announce our Summer 2015 camp dates for both our overnight camps and for our Sprouts day camp:

Session 1: May 31-June 5 at Camp Twin Lakes, Rutledge, GA
Session 2: June 28-July 3 at Camp Twin Lakes, Rutledge, GA
SPROUTS: July 13-17 at High Meadows Camp, Roswell, GA
Session 3: August 2-8 at Camp Barney Medintz, Cleveland, GA

Registration begins in January 2015.

Camp Ivy – Ivy Lockett
Camp Director
480 Ebenezer Church Road
Fayetteville, Georgia 30215
For registration information, call (678) 688-5124
Email: hal536@att.net

For kids with diabetes ages 3 and up and their brothers, sisters and friends. Kids ages 3 and under require parents to stay. Located at the Calvin Center, Hampton, Georgia.

Camp Juliet

Debra Whitley, RN, CDE
Camp Director
(706) 868-3237
Email: dwhitley@uh.org

University Health Care Foundation sponsors Camp Juliet. Camp Juliet is offered to children 7 to 17 years of age with diabetes, and is located at Camp Daniel Marshall in Lincolnton, Georgia.

Camp Little Shot

Tom Jones, MD
Suite 210
800 1st St
Macon, GA
(478) 746-8626
(478) 477-7327
(478) 746-0491 (fax)

Camp Little Shot is a unique camping experience for young people who have diabetes. It is a co-ed camp for children ages 6-14, where all campers and many staff members have insulin dependent diabetes. The staff at Camp Little Shot has designed a new and separate camp for those between the ages of 15-18 – Adventure Camp.

Kiki’s Kids Camp

Cheryl Shippey
Camp Coordinator
(706) 509-3291
(706) 509-7293 (fax)
Email: CShippey@floyd.org
Website: www.floyd.org/foundation/kiki.htm

Kiki’s Kids Camp offers traditional activities while providing diabetes education for children ages 6-12 with diabetes. The camp staff include program leaders, physicians, and nurses who specialize in the treatment and management of diabetes, as well as registered dieticians.

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