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For 70 years, the American Diabetes Association has proudly served youth and families with year-round programs in a tradition of fun, friendship and help children learn to live a full and healthy life.

Get the latest news, camp updates, activities in your community, inspiring stories, diabetes management tips, research findings, advocacy and more.


Who says only kids get to go to camp? You can join the fun by volunteering at one of our Camps. Spend a week of your summer surrounded by the joys of childhood while you get to know and love a group of kids learning valuable skills they need to live a full and healthy life. 

Learn more about the volunteering at camp and other opportunities, "Find Your Local Office" for details.


We hold hundreds of events throughout the United States every year. These events help raise critical funds, increase awareness about diabetes and support the search for a cure.

Tour de Cure

Tour de Cure is a cycling event that raises awareness and critical funds for life-saving research. Ride to create a life free of diabetes and all its burdens. Ride to make sure money is never a barrier for a child to attend camp. Join a camp team to help raise funds and have fun!


Insulin isn’t a luxury; it’s the difference between life and death for those who need it. Yet the cost of insulin is increasing at an alarming rate. It’s time for a change. Let’s stand together and call for action. Add your name to the petition!