Diabetes camps

Diabetic children benefit from the summer camp experience


Numerous kids' summer camps throughout Ontario and across the Greater Toronto Area specialise in dealing with children suffering from diabetes. Camp counselors are specially trained to understand diabetes, blood sugar testing, epi-Pens and all related needs. Typical summer camp activities are specially tailored for diabetic kids and concerns related to this disorder. Read more

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Innova STEM Labs   
STEAM based camp and workshops •3D Design and Printing •Robotics • Mechatronics •Virtual & Augmented Reality •Internet Of Things (IoT) • Computer programming •Video Game Design

Mississauga
Science: STEAM
  • Ages 5 to 18 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program, family
  • from $25/month
Virtual Program, Day, Program, family openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 25 5-18 0 Mississauga, ON
Harbourfront Centre Camps   
Since 1979, Harbourfront Centre Camps have fostered an inclusive learning community that encourages long-lasting connections to contemporary arts, culture and ideas. .

Harbourfront, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 15 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight
  • from $250/week
Day, Overnight Coed 250 4-15 1 Harbourfront, Toronto, Ontario
Eco Camp   
If you want your child to have fun, learn about the earth and be outside ... you are sending them to the right place!! Your child will come home tired, happy, and probably a little dirty - which we think is perfect!!

Orangeville
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 14 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $350/week
Day openCamp Coed 350 5-14 2 Orangeville, Ontario
InterVarsity Circle Square Ranch Grand River   
Overnight and day camps, with activities including horsemanship, swimming, high ropes, climbing wall, archery, campfires, tomahawks, and much more. Leadership and horse specialty camps also offered.

Brantford
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 16 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Day, Overnight
  • from $240/week
Day, Overnight openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 240 5-16 3 Brantford, Ontario
Great Big Theatre Company   
Camps in your neighbourhood ! One-week sessions, performances every week. Our experienced, caring staff will introduce your kids to stage performance & guide them toward self-expression. A great confidence-builder !

Ontario (8)
Arts : Theatre Arts
  • Ages 4 to 14 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program
  • from $98/week
Virtual Program, Day, Program openCamp Coed 98 4-14 4 Mississauga, York Mills, Toronto, Oakville, Guelph, Hamilton, Whitby, Burlington, Waterloo, Richmond Hill, London, Online
InterVarsity Pioneer Camp Ontario   
An award winning Christian summer camp in Muskoka for ages 5 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 $450/week
Overnight, family openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 450 5-17 5 Huntsville, Ontario
McMichael Children and Youth Art Camps and Programs   
The McMichael provides an unmatched backdrop for children, youth and family programs. For details on Virtual Programs, Children's Camps, Art Classes, Accessible Studio Workshops and Family Days visit mcmichael.com today!

Vaughan; Online
Arts : Visual arts (multi)
  • Ages 5 to 15 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program, family
  • from $90/session
Virtual Program, Day, Program, family openCamp Coed 90 5-15 6 Vaughan, Ontario, Virtual Program, ON
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, family
  • from $1,325/week
Overnight, family openCamp Girls 1325 4-16 7 Huntsville, Ontario
Radiant Girls   
Girls Wellness & Leadership programs, with prof. coaches, chef's and trainers. Featuring Yoga/Pilates, Outdoor Adventures, Art, Leadership Games, Relationship Building, Self Care, Coaching, and More!

Burlington; Online; Tillsonburg
Education: Leadership
  • Ages 7 to 18 ( Girls)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Overnight, Program, family
  • from $180/week
Virtual Program, Day, Overnight, Program, family openCamp Girls 180 7-18 8 Burlington, Ontario, Virtual Program, , Tillsonburg,
Outward Bound Canada   
Outward Bound Canada provides challenging adventures in the outdoors across the country that develop self-respect, awareness of others, interpersonal skills, and a sense of accomplishment.

Huntsville; Vancouver Island; North Toronto, Toronto; Kananaskis; Algonquin Park
Adventure (multi)
  • Ages 12 to 99 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Day, Overnight, family
  • from $779/week
Day, Overnight, family openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 779 12-99 9 Huntsville, Ontario, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, North Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Kananaskis, , Algonquin Park, Ontario
Northwaters & Langskib Canoe Tripping Programs   
Wilderness canoe adventures with heart & meaning in boys, girls and all-gender programs. Trips weave together challenge, community & 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 $1,500/week
Overnight openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 1500 10-17 10 Temagami, Ontario
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 and water sports. Your summer adventure with friends starts here!

Hamilton; Huntsville; Land O' Lakes Tourist Region
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 17 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Overnight, family
  • from $499/week
Overnight, family openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 499 6-17 11 Hamilton, , Huntsville, Ontario, Land O' Lakes Tourist Region, Ontario
Kandalore   
Kandalore is one of the finest overnight camps in Canada, providing the best of both canoe tripping and in-camp activities. For 74 years, Kandalore has given campers the chance to get to know and be themselves fully.

Minden
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
  • Overnight, family
  • from $2,780/2 weeks
Overnight, family openCamp Coed 2780 6-16 12 Minden, Ontario
Onondaga Camp   
For more than 100 years Onondaga Camp has provided an inclusive environment where young people can play, explore, achieve and grow. Offering over 30 different activities, there is something for everyone!

Minden
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $1,500/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 1500 6-16 13 Minden, Ontario
Artech Camps Canada   
Artech is the Ultimate Creative Technology Program Center specializing in Game Design, Animation & Coding. Our virtual programs are fully interactive for kids 7 through teens and can reach kids anywhere on this planet!

Halifax; Online
Computer (multi)
  • Ages 7 to 19 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program
  • from $150/week
Virtual Program, Day, Program openCamp Coed 150 7-19 14 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Virtual Program,
Oxford Learning High Park   
Oxford means a personalized learning experience for your child. Brain and Science Camps explore creative themes through engaging activities and field trips. Learning takes a fun turn. Our students are excited to learn!

Bloor West Village, Toronto; Online
Education (multi)
  • Ages 4 to 12 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program, family
  • from $100/week
Virtual Program, Day, Program, family openCamp Coed 100 4-12 15 Bloor West Village, Toronto, Ontario, Virtual Program,
Town of Oakville camps   
The Town of Oakville offers fun and affordable camps to suit any taste including arts, adventure, theatre, sports and more! Enjoy Summer, March Break, P.A. Day and Holiday camps. Programs offered for children aged 4-14.

Oakville
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $157/week
Day openCamp Coed 157 4-12 16 Oakville, Ontario
Silver Lake Mennonite Camp   
Find your next adventure here. Now offering Adventures Day Camps in 13 locations across Ontario plus Overnight camp and Family Cabin Rentals in Sauble Beach.

Ontario (15)
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 16 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight, family
  • from $195/week
Day, Overnight, family openCamp Coed 195 5-16 17 Sauble Beach, Northern Wellington County, Guelph, Hamilton, Hanover, Kitchener, Leamington, London, West Nipissing, Ottawa, St. Catharines, The Beach, Toronto, Waterloo
Science North Camps   
Science North offers innovative and stimulating summer day camps and virtual camps that introduce children to the worlds of science, technology, engineering and math. Camps are available for 4-11 year olds.

Ontario (5)
Education: STEM
  • Ages 4 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $153/week
Day Coed 153 4-12 18 City of Thunder Bay, Sudbury, Sault Ste Marie, North Bay, Kenora
Idea Labs Kids Pickering   
A STEAM (STEM + Arts) summer camp and before and after-school care provider that offers variety of classes, including coding, cooking, game design, robotics and virtual reality for children ages 4-13.

Pickering
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 13 (Coed)
  • Day, Program
  • from $275/week
Day, Program openCamp Coed 275 4-13 19 Pickering, Ontario
Ontario Tech University Summer Camps   
Explore unique science and tech programs at Ontario Tech, including LEGO, Coding, Minecraft and more! Virtual camps will require minimal parent support once the camp site has been successfully accessed.

Oshawa; Online
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 17 (Coed, Girls)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program, family
  • from $90/week
Virtual Program, Day, Program, family openCamp Coed, Girls 90 6-17 20 Oshawa, Ontario, Virtual Program,
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 $519/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 519 6-16 21 Southern Bruce County, Ontario
Silver Lake Wesleyan Camp   
A Christian camp serving campers of all ages. Located on beautiful Silver Lake in Maberly, ON we offer Junior & Kids Camps (7-12yo), Day Camps (4-6yo), Youth Camp (12-18), Family Camp (All Ages) and Geezer Camp (60+).

Western Lanark County
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 1 to 99 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight, family
  • from $479/week
Day, Overnight, family openCamp Coed 479 1-99 22 Western Lanark County, Ontario
Cedar Ridge Camp   
Cedar Ridge Camp is a wonderful place where campers have the opportunity to get outside and develop friendships.

Bancroft
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $900/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 900 6-16 23 Bancroft, Ontario
COOKSMART   
Get the kids cooking and learning more life skills! Our program has gone virtual and the kids are loving cooking together to make tasty foods for their family. Easy meals, healthy snacks make this the best Zoom class.

Mississauga; Bloor West Village, Toronto; Online
Arts : Cooking
  • Ages 4 to 99 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program, family
  • from $5/session
Virtual Program, Day, Program, family openCamp Coed 5 4-99 24 Mississauga, Ontario, Bloor West Village, Toronto, Ontario, Virtual Program,
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
Arts (multi)
  • Ages 5 to 18 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight, Program, family
  • from $290/week
Day, Overnight, Program, family openCamp Coed 290 5-18 25 Canning, Nova Scotia
Camp Robin Hood   
A traditional day camp with superb camper-to-staff ratios, a variety of activities, outstanding spirit and well-trained staff! Daily swim instruction, a dedicated Sports Academy and optional bus transportation available.

Markham
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 15 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $1,295/2 weeks
Day openCamp Coed 1295 4-15 26 Markham, Ontario
Families in the Spotlight   
Kids in the Spotlight is an evidence-based performing arts organization helping children and youth develop self-confidence, social skills, and harmonious relationships with family and friends.

Gabriola; Jasper; Montreal
Education: Musical Theatre
  • Ages 3 to 100 (Coed)
  • Overnight, family
  • from $800/week
Overnight, family openCamp Coed 800 3-100 27 Gabriola, British Columbia, Jasper, Alberta, Montreal, Québec
Canadian Opera Company   
Explore opera through our innovative and engaging programs created for kids and families!

Corktown, Toronto; Downtown West, Toronto
Music (multi)
  • Ages 7 to 25 (Coed)
  • family
  • from $1/week
family Coed 1 7-25 28 Corktown, Toronto, Ontario, Downtown West, Toronto, Ontario
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
Sport (multi)
  • Ages 4 to 14 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $235/week
Day Coed 235 4-14 29 North Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Vancouver, British Columbia, Calgary, Alberta
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 7 to 16 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight
  • from $729/week
Day, Overnight Coed 729 7-16 30 Haliburton, Ontario
Toronto Kidz   
Each week focuses on a theme such as Dinosaurs, Animals, etc. for our younger campers and Science, Fitness, Arts, etc. for our 8-12 year olds. Field trips to Toronto's main attractions are the highlight of the week.

Baby Point, Toronto; High Park, Toronto; Roncesvalles Village, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $213/week
Day openCamp Coed 213 5-12 31 Baby Point, Toronto, Ontario, High Park, Toronto, Ontario, Roncesvalles Village, Toronto, Ontario
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 11 to 18 ( Girls, Boys)
  • Overnight
  • from $1/month
Overnight openCamp Girls, Boys 1 11-18 32 Kelowna, British Columbia, Barrie, Ontario, Red Deer,
Kettleby Valley Camp   
Located just north of Toronto, this traditional summer camp offers overnight, day and canoe trip programs for campers 8 to 14.

Newmarket
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 8 to 14 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $890/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 890 8-14 33 Newmarket, Ontario
Bond Academy Day Camp   
Day camps can include care from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., should parents require this. Activities range from arts to science and many more.

The Beach, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 13 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $250/week
Day openCamp Coed 250 4-13 34 The Beach, Toronto, Ontario
Richmond Hill Country Club   
A co-ed summer day camp close to the city offering camp activities for any child: traditional camp, sports camp, golf camp, tennis camp or leadership training.

Richmond Hill
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 14 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $780/week
Day openCamp Coed 780 4-14 35 Richmond Hill, Ontario
SportLife   
A unique team sports camp, simulating the career of professional athletes! Sports include: ice hockey, flag/touch football, basketball, soccer, baseball, ball hockey and much more!

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue; Montreal; Pierrefonds
Sport (multi)
  • Ages 5 to 15 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight, Program, family
  • from $150/week
Day, Overnight, Program, family openCamp Coed 150 5-15 36 Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Montreal, Québec, Pierrefonds, Quebec
Kinark Outdoor Centre   
A central Ontario summer camp for families and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The KOC is located in Minden, Ontario. Situated on 600 hectares of land nestled in the forest along the shores of Grey Lake.

Minden; Online
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 1 to 21 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Overnight, family
  • from $1/week
Virtual Program, Overnight, family openCamp Coed 1 1-21 37 Minden, Ontario, Virtual Program,
Active Scholars   
A unique summer experience, Where Sports Meets Education and campers get to engage in both STEM Learning & Basketball or Soccer Development. Each week we offer a unique experience for continued growth and engagement.

Ajax; Guelph; North Toronto, Toronto
Education: STEM
  • Ages 7 to 13 (Coed)
  • Day, Program
  • from $235/week
Day, Program openCamp Coed 235 7-13 38 Ajax, Ontario, Guelph, Ontario, North Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
Young People's Theatre/YPT   
Led by our experienced faculty of professional artist educators, we’re offering online classes for JK-Gr. 12 both on weekends and after-school!

St Lawrence, Toronto; Online
Arts : Theatre Arts
  • Ages 4 to 18 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, family
  • from $109/session
Virtual Program, Day, family openCamp Coed 109 4-18 39 St Lawrence, Toronto, Ontario, Virtual Program,
Kilcoo Camp   
Kilcoo has an earned reputation as one of Canada's foremost traditional summer camps. Boys come to Kilcoo to enjoy the activities, to gain confidence in themselves, to learn to work with others and to "just have fun"!

Minden; Moore Park, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 7 to 16 ( Boys)
  • Overnight
  • from $2,975/2 weeks
Overnight openCamp Boys 2975 7-16 40 Minden, Ontario, Moore Park, Toronto, Ontario
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.

Ontario (3)
Sport: Baseball/Softball
  • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
  • Day, Program
  • from $250/session
Day, Program openCamp Coed 250 6-16 41 Vaughan, Aurora, West Hill, Toronto, Whitchurch - Stouffville
Higher Training Basketball Academy   
Higher Training Basketball Academy, offering: group, private and semi private skills based basketball training. During the holiday's we offer large group basketball classes and travel for tournaments too!

Burlington
Sport: Basketball
  • Ages 4 to 18 (Coed)
  • Day, Program
  • from $36/month
Day, Program openCamp Coed 36 4-18 42 Burlington, Ontario
The Michelangelo Code   
With valuable contributions from Industry leaders, Mr. G, a STEM Instructor and former GANZ game developer passes on key techniques used by his production team!

Brampton; Vaughan; Mississauga; Online
Computer : Video Game/Web Design
  • Ages 5 to 18 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program, family
  • from $150/month
Virtual Program, Day, Program, family openCamp Coed 150 5-18 43 Brampton, Ontario, Vaughan, Ontario, Mississauga, Ontario, Virtual Program,
Code Ninjas Meadowvale   
When school is out, fun and learning are in at Code Ninjas camps! If your kids are into MineCraft, Roblox, robotics, coding, or gaming, Code Ninjas is the place to be! Space is limited – reserve your spot today!

Mississauga
Computer (multi)
  • Ages 5 to 14 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program, family
  • from $150/month
Virtual Program, Day, Program, family openCamp Coed 150 5-14 44 Mississauga, Ontario
Bayview Glen Camp   
Located centrally in Toronto, this summer camp offers air conditioned buildings, robotics, sports and arts camps, heated swimming pools and more.

Don Mills, Toronto; York Mills, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 14 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $2,300/session
Day openCamp Coed 2300 4-14 45 Don Mills, Toronto, Ontario, York Mills, Toronto, Ontario
Sylvan Learning Oakville   
At Sylvan of Oakville, we have STEM Summer Camps, STEM Club, tutoring in JK-Gr. 12 math, reading, and writing, as well as SAT/ACT prep courses.

Oakville; Online
Education (multi)
  • Ages 5 to 18 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program
  • from $30/session
Virtual Program, Day, Program openCamp Coed 30 5-18 46 Oakville, Ontario, Virtual Program,



Diabetes camps have many enjoyable camp activities like swimming, arts and crafts, hiking and boating. Issues like diet or medication are especially taken up at these camps. Diabetes camps are also offered as family weekend camps, overnight camps and day camps. It is estimated that worldwide camps serve 15,000–20,000 campers with diabetes each year.

At camp, each camper is given a comprehensive health history form to be completed by his/her family and a health evaluation form completed by the camper‘s physician detailing the camper’s past medical history, immunization record, and diabetes regimen. The home insulin regimen of each camper is followed as closely as possible, though alterations in insulin dosage may need to be made for extreme physical activity, such as prolonged hikes or active water sports. Each camp has a doctor with expertise in managing type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Many things to learn about diabetes. Diabetes educators and advanced practice diabetes nurses may also be present. Such camps also give information about diabetes-related emergencies. Camps may also feature the help of medical professionals, physicians, nurses and dietitians who are experienced in diabetes care. Diabetes supplies should be monitored and given out by responsible medical staff.Counselors who are also diabetic and former campers may also be present.







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