CAMP MORRIS DETAILS
MISSION: The mission of The Diabetes Family Connection is to positively transform life with diabetes through the power of community.
CAMP DATES: Sunday, June 9 - Saturday, June 15, 2019
LOCATION: YMCA Camp Hanes, King, NC
AGES: 7-17 years-old; Leaders In Training (LIT) Program available for rising Seniors in High School
PRICE: $725; Note: Families can choose to either pay in full OR reserve their camper’s spot at Camp Morris with a 25% non-refundable deposit ($175). (Fundraise your camper fee)
DESCRIPTION: Camp Morris is a brand new, one-week, action packed summer camp serving youth living with diabetes. Kids and teens looking to experience an independent camp program will find this week chock-full of excitement, friendship, and learning opportunities. Campers are assigned cabins by age and supervised by experienced counselors (many of whom are living with diabetes themselves) and a dedicated team of healthcare professionals including: pediatric endocrinologists; registered nurses; registered dietitians; pharmacists; and certified diabetes educators. Camp Morris is a “challenge-by-choice” environment where campers have the opportunity to participate in traditional camp activities that include: archery; canoeing; camp fires; swimming; zip-lines; arts and crafts; multiple challenge courses; and so much more! Our staff and volunteers are experts at “meeting campers where they’re at,” using teachable moments throughout the week to promote healthy, age-appropriate independence in diabetes management.
Financial Aid: The Diabetes Family Connection has a limited number of need-based scholarships available for Camp Morris 2019. Click Here to apply for financial assistance. (A printable PDF version of the Need-Based Scholarship Application is available upon request - please email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Camp Morris Flyer: Click Here to Download