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Doing Your Camp Homework

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Use the following resources to learn about different types of summer camps and to find the right camp for your child.

AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION
(888) DIABETES (342-2383)
www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/parents-and-kids/ada-camps/camps/2013/
View a list of ADA-member overnight and day camps by visiting this Web site. Calling the toll-free number will connect you to the ADA office nearest you, where you can find out about member camps in your area.

DIABETES CAMPING ASSOCIATION
46 Deaton Road
Lacey’s Spring, AL 35754
www.diabetescamps.org
The DCA maintains a list of its member camps that includes each camp’s address, phone number, and Web site link. You can access the list by writing to the DCA or by visiting the DCA Web site and clicking on “Camp Directory.”

AMERICAN CAMPING ASSOCIATION
(800) 428-CAMP (428-2267)
www.acacamps.org
The ACA Web site offers a searchable database of over 2,000 accredited summer camps in the United States. Click on “Find a Camp” to search by location, area of interest, cost preference, or group or religious affiliation. The site also offers a guide for parents that includes advice on choosing a camp and preparing your child for the camp experience. You can also find out about camps in your area by calling the toll-free number.

 

 

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