Florida Diabetes Camp

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June – August, 2023
Ages 5 - 18

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June - August, 2021

Ages 5 - 18, vary by camp

Florida Diabetes Camp is developing age-specific virtual activities and programs for children. These programs will be offered at no charge to families. Florida Camp for Children and Youth with Diabetes (FCCYD) is a fun summer camp that also provides diabetes management education and psychological support to youngsters with insulin dependent diabetes.

Fun Sports Camp
June 11 – 16, 2023 

Fun Sports Camp is for campers ages 15 to 18 to try out different sports while learning teamwork, and gaining independence in diabetes care. The campers stay at Rotary’s Camp Florida in Brandon, FL and bus to different venues each day. Activities are under the direction of various college coaches or certified instructors and include martial arts, volleyball, soccer, golf, basketball, tennis, and softball. Planned night activities include roller skating, bowling, and a night at Tropicana Field watching the Tampa Bay Rays play ball. Location: Rotary’s Camp Florida in Brandon, FL.

“Pee-Wee” Camp
July 16 - 21, 2023

This camp is for youngsters ages 5 to 9 and designed to give them their first taste of summer camp while making friendships that will last a lifetime! This camp was created with little ones in mind, so activities are specifically tailored toward young children. Campers learn about nature, how to swim, diabetes management and more. Daily visits from the story lady, and different carnival events each night provide the kids with the genuine camp feel they are sure not to forget. Location: Rotary’s Camp Florida in Brandon, FL.

Cycling Adventure Camp
TBA for 2023

Cycling adventure camp is a true camping experience for ages 15 through 18! These campers bike an average of 20 miles a day at various locations throughout North Central Florida. Campers sleep in tents at various parks where they get a real outdoor experience. Bike, helmets and tents are provided and every staff member, including doctors and nurses, is experienced in cycling. Campers completing this rigorous adventure, truly embody our motto; “I can handle it.” Location: Begins in North Central Florida.

Tallahassee Area Camp
TBA for 2023

Located just outside of Tallahassee at Centenary Camp in Quincy, Florida, this camp is for children age 7 through 12 (grades 2 through 5). Designed for campers from northern Florida, southern Georgia and Alabama, this five day camp is under the medical direction of doctors and nurses from Tallahassee and the Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Diabetes Center. Activities offered for this camp include sports, swimming, arts and crafts, and diabetes education. Location: Centenary Camp in Quincy, FL.