Diabetes Incorporated provides a diabetes camp for families of children with diabetes. The diabetes family camp is held annually at Outlaw Ranch in the beautiful southern Black Hills over a four day period.
Our 2012 camp theme was “It’s Out of This World” inspired by Rapid City Cosmopolitan Club sponsorship towards camp. Those living with Type 1 diabetes know how difficult it is to create a balance in everyday life; a perfect harmony between carbohydrates eaten, insulin injected, physical activity, stress, hormones, etc. The campers participate in educational sessions, outdoor recreational activities such as hiking and geo-caching. Several medical professionals volunteer their assistance and consultation for the camp duration. Camp is an excellent opportunity for fun activities, family learning about diabetes and networking with health professionals and other families.