Diabetes Center for Children

Upcoming Events

Summer Social at CampFAC: Saturday, June 7

The Diabetes Parent Support Network (DPSN) invites you to our annual Summer Social at CampFAC. Enjoy swimming, beach volley-ball, canoes, kayaks, horseshoe pits, tetherball and basketball. But most importantly, enjoy a relaxing day a this beautiful picnic spot with your family and many other DPSN families. Gas grills are included. Pack your picnic and perhaps bring some to share with others. Admission is free, but CampFAC is a non-profit organization and your generous donation the day of the event would be greatly appreciated.

Date: Saturday June 7, 2014
Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: CampFAC, 110 Sycamore Avenue, Marlton, NJ 08053

For more information about this event, or information on how to get involved with DPSN, please contact the Diabetes Parent Support Network.

Diabetes Camp 2014

Diabetes camp is a great opportunity for kids with diabetes to enojoy a fun week, make new friends, and learn life skills in diabetes care — all under the supervision of trained staff and medical professionals. There are several camps in the tri-state area. If finances are a challenge, apply for a scholarship. But do so early! Spaces fill quickly. Check out these diabetes camps in the region:

Pennsylvania

New Jersey

Maryland

Diabetes support groups

The Diabetes Center at CHOP has two support groups to help children and their families cope with diabetes. Visit Diabetes Support Groups to learn about our Diabetes Parent Support Network and Sibshops at CHOP support groups.

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