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Camps for kids with diabetes

Find camps that offer special programs for kids with diabetes

Diabetes camps offer specialization in caring for the needs of diabetic children, including an understanding of the need for blood sugar monitoring, the ready availability of Epi-Pens and monitoring of exertion and activity levels. Learn more from the camps below, about what they have to offer in relation to diabetes care.

A camp to come back to. Recent research shows that campers at such camps often come away with improved control and understanding of their blood sugar. Camps for children and youth focused on diabetes have a high return rate for campers. The camping environment is used as a teaching opportunity for children with diabetes and this allows them to gain skills in managing the disease considerably.

Kids find out they're not alone. Children with diabetes may sometimes feel like nobody understands how they feel or know what it is like to live with diabetes. Diabetes camps help affected children and adults to deal with the isolation that may set in. The fellowship of other kids facing the same challenges is beneficial to all campers and helps them form great friendships. The social interaction and team activities help campers forget about their condition and have a relaxed time with friends and other members.

Camps for kids with diabetes

Summer camp is a wonderful experience for any child and as any parent is aware, diabetes should not hold anyone back from anything. Camps listed below include day camps in larger centers as well as overnight camps in remote areas. Diabetes camp is bound to be a wonderful experience your child will remember forever. Almost all diabetes camps offer scholarships for those in need.

Learn more about diabetes-related programs from the camps listed below.


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List of diabetes camps and programs

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Harbourfront Centre Camps   
Since 1979, Harbourfront Centre Camps has provided a a unique setting in which learning and fun intersect. Our campers gain life skills through meaningful participation and in all facets of arts and contemporary culture.

Harbourfront, Toronto

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $285/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight Coed 285 4-16 0 Harbourfront, Toronto
e2 Young Engineers - North Vaughan   
Young Engineers North Vaughan activities includes STEM program,school workshops,after school program, lunch time workshops, Special needs program,Birthdays parties and summer and winter camps

Ontario (4)

Education (multi)

  • Ages 4 to 8
  • Coed, Girls, Boys
  • Day, Program, family
from $287/session
sessions & dates
Day, Program, family Coed, Girls, Boys 287 4-8 1 Vaughan, Woodbridge, King
Institute of Canadian Education   
A personalized interactive Summer Camp, providing more than 25 STEM learning modules in combination with variety of in-door and out-door activities.

New Toronto, Toronto

Education: STEM

  • Ages 5 to 21
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $25/session
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed 25 5-21 2 New Toronto, Toronto
McMichael Children and Youth Art Camps and Programs   
The McMichael provides an unmatched backdrop for children, youth and family programs. For details on Children's Camps, Art Classes, Accessible Studio Workshops and Family Days, visit mcmichael.com today!

Vaughan

Art : Visual arts (multi)

  • Ages 5 to 15
  • Coed
  • Day, Program, family
from $211/session
sessions & dates
Day, Program, family Coed 211 5-15 3 Vaughan
KNB Learning   
KNB Learning after school classes & camps in Minecraft, Robotics, Programming, Coding, Media Studies & LEGO for kids in Oakville & Mississauga. Kids develop skills for real life and discover that learning can be fun!

Oakville

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 3 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $275/session
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed 275 3-16 4 Oakville
Camp Can-Aqua   
A traditional camp with diverse programming & exceptional instruction, we believe in teaching kids compromise, patients & empathy. Fun is a given. Through thoughtful & individualized programming, our campers thrive here.

Haliburton Highlands

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 5 to 17
  • Coed
  • Overnight, family
from $775/week
Overnight, family Coed 775 5-17 5 Haliburton Highlands
Kandalore   
Kandalore is the finest traditional summer camp in Canada, providing the best of both canoe tripping and in-camp activities. Specialized leadership programs for 16 and 17 year olds.

Minden

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • Overnight, family
from $2,460/2 weeks
sessions & dates
Overnight, family Coed 2460 6-16 6 Minden
YMCA Summer Day Camps   
YMCAGTA operates 46 Day Camps across the GTA. With over 60 programs, we are sure to have a program that meets the interests of your child! Busing & extended hours are available at many of our locations!

St James Town, Toronto; Oshawa; Roncesvalles Village, Toronto; Toronto Islands, Toronto; Pickering

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day
from $235/week
sessions & dates
Day Coed 235 4-16 7 St James Town, Toronto, Oshawa, Roncesvalles Village, Toronto, Toronto Islands, Toronto, Pickering
Camp Couchiching   
Beautiful forests, rolling fields and lots of lakeside waterfront are waiting for you only 1.5 hours from Toronto. Camp Couchiching focuses on individual development and challenge by choice, We are all levels of awesome!

Orillia

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight, family
from $800/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight, family Coed 800 6-16 8 Orillia
Adventure Valley   
Summer day camp for Toronto kids yearning for outdoor adventure. Sports activities include soccer, tennis, swimming and a variety of other outdoor activities.

Throughout Greater Toronto Area

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 15
  • Coed
  • Day
from $325/week
sessions & dates
Day Coed 325 4-15 9 Throughout Greater Toronto Area
Northwaters & Langskib Canoe Tripping Programs   
Wilderness canoe adventures with heart & meaning in separate boys, girls and coed programs. Trips weave together challenge, community and confidence to connect youth to the land, each other, and their own unique spirit.

Temagami

Adventure: Wilderness Out-tripping

  • Ages 10 to 17
  • Coed, Girls, Boys
  • Overnight
from $1,200/week
sessions & dates
Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys 1200 10-17 10 Temagami
InterVarsity Circle Square Ranch Big Clear Lake   
Circle Square Ranch is a life changing Christian summer camp for kids and teens ages 6-17. We offer a wide range of activities including horseback riding, water sports and ropes. Your summer adventure starts here!

Hamilton; Huntsville; Land O' Lakes Tourist Region

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed, Girls, Boys
  • Overnight, family
from $399/week
sessions & dates
Overnight, family Coed, Girls, Boys 399 6-17 11 Hamilton, Huntsville, Land O' Lakes Tourist Region
InterVarsity Pioneer Camp Ontario   
An award winning Christian summer camp in Muskoka for ages five to 17 featuring dozens of awesome activities, teen programs in leadership development and wilderness adventure & unforgettable experiences for every camper!

Huntsville

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 5 to 17
  • Coed, Girls, Boys
  • Overnight, family
from $460/week
Overnight, family Coed, Girls, Boys 460 5-17 12 Huntsville
Camp Arowhon   
A traditional co-ed summer camp in the heart of Algonquin Park where kids build confidence by learning skills. Over 18 activities to choose from daily, from horseback riding to windsurfing to arts and crafts.

Algonquin Park

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $1,200/week
sessions & dates
Overnight Coed 1200 7-16 13 Algonquin Park
Camp Wabikon   
Overnight coed summer camp dedicated to the ideals of leadership and friendship, with wilderness trips and a variety of sports activities.

Temagami

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $1,075/week
sessions & dates
Overnight Coed 1075 6-17 14 Temagami
Outward Bound Canada   
Est 1969. Inspiring, challenging journeys of self-discovery in the outdoors. Join an authentic, transformational adventure to see Canada at its finest, reach beyond your own boundaries, and tap in to your true potential.

Kananaskis; Vancouver Island; Throughout Canada; Grand Manan; Algonquin Park

Adventure (multi)

  • Ages 12 to 99
  • Coed, Girls, Boys
  • Day, Overnight, family
from $699/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight, family Coed, Girls, Boys 699 12-99 15 Kananaskis, Vancouver Island, Throughout Canada, Grand Manan, Algonquin Park
Cedar Ridge Camp   
Cedar Ridge Camp is a wonderful place where campers have the opportunity to get outside and active

Bancroft

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $890/week
sessions & dates
Overnight Coed 890 7-16 16 Bancroft
Toronto Zoo - Zoo Camp   
Located at the Toronto Zoo, Zoo Camp offers unique adventures to stimulate kids' interest in the natural world. Go behind-the-scenes at Canada's largest zoo.

Rouge, Toronto

Science: Zooology/Animals

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day
from $265/week
sessions & dates
Day Coed 265 4-16 17 Rouge, Toronto
YMCA Wanakita   
A co-ed camp offering 1, 2 and 4-week Overnight and 1-week Day Camp sessions. We offer leadership development, a wide range of activities, tripping, a sense of belonging and fun. Come have the time of your life!

Haliburton Highlands

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $885/session
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight Coed 885 7-16 18 Haliburton Highlands
Township of King   
With a mixture of sports, arts, and nature based programs, you are sure to find the perfect camp or program for your child! High Five and OCA Certified. Visit www.king.ca for more information.

King

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 2 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Program, family
from $4/week
sessions & dates
Day, Program, family Coed 4 2-18 19 King
Lovell International Camps   
Canadian run camp in the Swiss Alps. Offering a host of sports and activities including: Language, Skiing, Tennis, Golf, Horse Riding, Hiking, Mountain Biking, River Rafting, Cultural Excursions & Overnight Expeditions.

International

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $800/session
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight Coed 800 6-18 20 International
Bricks 4 Kidz Woodbridge   
With several camp themes, your child will be sure to have an experience they will never forget. We do two structured builds a day, along with games and art and crafts related to our theme of the week.

Vaughan; Woodbridge

Education (multi)

  • Ages 4 to 10
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $70/session
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed 70 4-10 21 Vaughan, Woodbridge
York University Lions Camps   
Choose from a multi-sport summer camp, focus on a particular sport or try one of our adventure camps such as pirate, warrior training or superhero camp.

Willowdale, Toronto

Sport (multi)

  • Ages 6 to 15
  • Coed
  • Day
from $200/week
sessions & dates
Day Coed 200 6-15 22 Willowdale, Toronto
Field of Dreams Baseball Camp   
An outdoor baseball day camp, with 3 incredible locations: Thornhill, Aurora & Vaughan. Our goal is to develop the baseball player as a whole, by teaching the proper skills of the game in a fun and safe camp environment.

Thornhill; Aurora; Vaughan

Sport: Baseball/Softball

  • Ages 6 to 14
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $185/session
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed 185 6-14 23 Thornhill, Aurora, Vaughan
Kettleby Valley Camp and Outdoor Centre   
Located just north of Toronto, this traditional summer camp offers overnight, day and canoe trip programs for campers 5 to 14.

Newmarket

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 7 to 14
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $810/week
sessions & dates
Overnight Coed 810 7-14 24 Newmarket
Camp Portneuf   
An educational and wholesome experience for campers aged 4 to 16 years old. 50 minutes from Quebec city, our camp develops a sense of community, adventure and an appreciation of their natural surroundings

Saint-Raymond

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed, Girls, Boys
  • Day, Overnight, family
from $595/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight, family Coed, Girls, Boys 595 4-16 25 Saint-Raymond
Cartooning in Film & Video Games   
With valuable contributions from Industry leader David Pacheco, Creative Director of The Walt Disney Company, Mr. G, a STEM Instructor and former GANZ game developer passes on key techniques used by his production team!

Brampton; Mississauga; Vaughan

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 5 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Program, family
from $150/month
sessions & dates
Day, Program, family Coed 150 5-18 26 Brampton, Mississauga, Vaughan
Camp Otterdale   
Traditional summer camp for kids and teens in Eastern Ontario offering many outdoor activities including music, theatre arts.

Ottawa

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $750/week
Overnight Coed 750 7-16 27 Ottawa
Girls Learning Code and Kids Learning Code   
Our Camps are designed for creative kids and teens between the ages of 6-12 years old who want to use technology to change the world by becoming creators and not just consumers.

Downtown West, Toronto; Bay Street Corridor, Toronto

Computer (multi)

  • Ages 6 to 12
  • Coed, Girls
  • Day
from $1/session
sessions & dates
Day Coed, Girls 1 6-12 28 Downtown West, Toronto, Bay Street Corridor, Toronto
YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region   
Choose active and fun Neighbourhood day camps close to home, with themed weeks and out trips, OR a traditional outdoor day (or overnight) experience at Camp Otonabee with ropes, paddling, nature hikes, swimming and more

Ottawa

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $140/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight Coed 140 4-16 29 Ottawa
YMCA of Western Ontario Overnight Camps   
The YMCA of Western Ontario offers two amazing overnight camps for campers aged 5-16 - YMCA Camp Queen Elizabeth (CQE) in Georgian Bay Islands National Park and YMCA Camp Henry in Point Pelee National Park.

London; Leamington; Port Severn

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 5 to 16
  • Coed
  • Overnight, family
from $515/session
sessions & dates
Overnight, family Coed 515 5-16 30 London, Leamington, Port Severn
Ross Creek Centre for the Arts   
SummerArts combines the best of camp with the best of the arts, with great food, a full rec schedule, campfire, and of course a core of incredible arts programming, all on a beautiful campus overlooking the Bay of Fundy.

Canning

Art (multi)

  • Ages 5 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight, Program, family
from $290/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight, Program, family Coed 290 5-18 31 Canning
Venture Academy Summer Program for Troubled Teens   
Supportive & therapeutic environment for struggling students. Assessment, educational support, life skills and outdoor activities. Earn school credit, acquire skills & stay safe!

Kelowna; Barrie; Red Deer

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 13 to 18
  • Girls, Boys
  • Day, Overnight
Cost Varies
Day, Overnight Girls, Boys 0 13-18 32 Kelowna, Barrie, Red Deer
Just Bounce Trampoline Club Inc.   
We are a family owned and operated trampoline gym offering PA day, school break, and summer camps that combine quality trampoline instruction with swimming trips, arts and crafts, outdoor games and more!

Downsview, Toronto

Sport: Trampoline

  • Ages 5 to 14
  • Coed
  • Day
from $299/week
sessions & dates
Day Coed 299 5-14 33 Downsview, Toronto
Science and Technology Summer Camps UOIT   
Get a unique science and tech education in this program by the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, including LEGO Robotics, Makerspace, Coding, Minecraft. Girls only sessions, Family Camps, Educator sessions.

Oshawa

Science (multi)

  • Ages 7 to 15
  • Coed, Girls
  • Day
from $300/week
sessions & dates
Day Coed, Girls 300 7-15 34 Oshawa
Sylvan Learning South Mississauga   
We offer low monthly rate programs in Readng, Writing, Math, Homework, Science Study Skills and Advanced Reading Strategies. Our STEM related programs in Robotics, Coding, Engineering are fun and affordable..

Mississauga

Education (multi)

  • Ages 3 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $145/session
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed 145 3-18 35 Mississauga
Glen Bernard Camp   
A traditional overnight summer camp for girls offering wilderness adventure, horseback riding, sailing, swimming and lifesaving, arts and many other activities!

Huntsville

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Girls
  • Overnight
from $1,160/week
sessions & dates
Overnight Girls 1160 4-16 36 Huntsville
Me to We Take Action Camp   
Take Action Day & Overnight Camp are where young people will discover their potential through interactive team-building, specialized workshops, games and hands on volunteer experience, in a fun and inclusive environment!

Arizona; Bethany; Corktown, Toronto

Education: Social Justice/Empowerment

  • Ages 9 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $400/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight Coed 400 9-18 37 Arizona, Bethany, Corktown, Toronto
Wanda's Creative Clay   
A fun and educational program that get kids away from electronics. Our supportive & encouraging environment is a safe place to lose yourself in your own creativity - clay, paper mache, painting and so much more.

Lawrence Park, Toronto

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 3 to 100
  • Coed
  • Day, Program, family
from $18/session
sessions & dates
Day, Program, family Coed 18 3-100 38 Lawrence Park, Toronto
YMCA Wanakita Family Camps   
We offer similar activities and experiences to traditional overnight camps, including swimming, boating, hiking, sports, crafts and more! Participate as a family or split up to partake in programs for your age group.

Haliburton Highlands

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 1 to 99
  • Coed
  • Overnight, family
from $410/week
sessions & dates
Overnight, family Coed 410 1-99 39 Haliburton Highlands
Kinark Outdoor Centre   
A northern Ontario summer camp for families and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Minden

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 8 to 21
  • Coed
  • Overnight, family
from $1/week
Overnight, family Coed 1 8-21 40 Minden
Junior Red Riders   
Can your child ride a two wheeled bicycle? Then we can teach them how to ride a DIRT BIKE! Fully comprehensive program focusing on FUN & SAFETY

Markham

Sport: BMX / Motocross

  • Ages 6 to 12
  • Coed
  • Day
from $150/session
sessions & dates
Day Coed 150 6-12 41 Markham
Sean Boutilier Academy of Dance   
A Dance Academy that offers the very best in teaching staff and facilities to our students. Classes are offered in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemp, Lyrical & Musical Theatre.

The Queensway, Toronto; Mississauga

Dance (multi)

  • Ages 3 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $199/session
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed 199 3-16 42 The Queensway, Toronto, Mississauga
YMCA of Simcoe Muskoka   
A variety of values based camp programs offered through our day, family, leadership and overnight camps throughout the Simcoe Muskoka region

Orillia; Midland

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight, family
from $175/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight, family Coed 175 6-17 43 Orillia, Midland
Bee Smart Learning Centre   
Balance of Learning and Fun! Learn hands-on science, enriched mathematics, English/ESL, photography & movie making, orchestra, theatre and more. Fun outdoor sports, games and field trips.

Thornhill

Education (multi)

  • Ages 3 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Program, family
from $180/week
sessions & dates
Day, Program, family Coed 180 3-16 44 Thornhill
Laurus Summer Camp   
Montreal & Laval's #1 lifestyle summer day camp that blends fun, education and specialty training in arts, academics and sports! Weekly program for kids ages 3 to 15! Registration is Open for 2018!

Montreal; Laval

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 3 to 15
  • Coed
  • Day
from $200/week
sessions & dates
Day Coed 200 3-15 45 Montreal, Laval
YMCA Camp Pine Crest   
Have fun, make new friends and go on an adventure! A traditional overnight camp with activities ranging from wilderness trips and rock climbing to music and Frisbee golf. Financial aid is available.

Torrance

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 5 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight, family
from $390/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight, family Coed 390 5-16 46 Torrance
Medeba Summer Camp   
Medeba Summer Camp is an overnight camp that uses adventure and community to provide the best week of your child's summer! We provide a full range of traditional and extensive adventure activities to choose from.

Haliburton

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $679/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight Coed 679 6-17 47 Haliburton
Camp Robin Hood   
Day Camp with the atmosphere and philosophy of a premium overnight camp! Twice-daily swim instruction, gymnastics, canoe and more. Low ratios and specialty instructors focus on life/social skills development.

Markham

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 15
  • Coed
  • Day
from $1,100/2 weeks
sessions & dates
Day Coed 1100 4-15 48 Markham
Camp Cherith - Ontario   
This Christian camp includes focuses on theatre arts, horseback riding, canoe tripping and more, situated in the heart of Grey-Bruce in south central Ontario.

Southern Bruce County

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $479/week
sessions & dates
Overnight Coed 479 6-16 49 Southern Bruce County
Crestwood Valley Day Camp   
A Toronto DAY camp offering 20-25 Daily Activities, Baseball and Basketball Camps, LIT/CIT,*"5' Heated Inground Salt Pools*w/daily lessons-WEEKLY CARNIVAL, Gymboree & ROSE REISMAN CATERING! LOW RATIOS! Call 416.444.9595

Bridle Path, Toronto

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 15
  • Coed
  • Day
from $545/week
sessions & dates
Day Coed 545 4-15 50 Bridle Path, Toronto
Airborne Trampoline   
Jump through summer with Airborne's Summer Trampoline Classes & Day Camps. Camp includes trampoline lessons and games, arts and crafts, games and movie room, daily outings, and a trip of the week.

Newmarket; Vaughan

Sport: Trampoline

  • Ages 3 to 80
  • Coed
  • Day, Program, family
from $149/session
sessions & dates
Day, Program, family Coed 149 3-80 51 Newmarket, Vaughan
Camp Kennebec   
An amazing summer camp experience for campers with special needs. All the fun of camp, with supportive and experienced staff to give your camper the summer of their life! The focus is on fun first!

Sharbot Lake

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 25
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $1,500/week
Overnight Coed 1500 6-25 52 Sharbot Lake
Sports Camps Canada   
Our coed summer sports camps are geared toward kids ages 4-18 of all abilities and skill levels. From beginner to elite, there is a camp option for everyone. Improve Your Skills & Have SERIOUS FUN at Sports Camps Canada!

North Toronto, Toronto; Vancouver; Calgary

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 14
  • Coed
  • Day
from $235/week
Day Coed 235 4-14 53 North Toronto, Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary
Radiant Girls   
A unique Girls Wellness Camp in a retreat setting. Featuring Yoga and Pilates, Outdoor Excursions, Hands-On Cooking, Coaching for Confidence & Emotional Intelligence, Meaningful Expressive Art, Fun & lots of giggling.

Burlington; Hamilton; Milton

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 8 to 13
  • Girls
  • Day, Overnight, Program, family
from $50/day
Day, Overnight, Program, family Girls 50 8-13 54 Burlington, Hamilton, Milton

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