Camp Adventure

A Fun Filled Vacation and Education Rolled into One!

Camp Adventure is a Maine-based summer camp for children with Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes is a growing national health crisis with numbers in the millions and growing every day.

Children with Type 1 Diabetes face many challenges of daily living and it is important that
they know they can live a normal, healthy, independent life by making the right lifestyle decisions and learning how to manage their diabetes. Camp Adventure is dedicated to empowering these children for everyday living. Camp Adventure accepts children from throughout the State of Maine and the Nation.

Who will be there?

Adolescents between the ages of 12-17 who have Type 1 Diabetes

What happens?

Hiking, camping, canoeing, biking, kayaking, swimming, cooking, all the while monitoring blood sugar levels and having fun learning that diabetes doesn’t control you; you control diabetes!

Who can help me with that?

Our Camp Staff includes an Endocrinologist, Doctors, Nurses, Certified Diabetes Educators, Registered & Licensed Dietitians, EMT/Paramedics, Lifeguards, Registered Maine Guides, and Maine Game Wardens

What’s the goal?

The main goal of Camp Adventure is to provide a safe, exciting experience dealing with diabetes while conquering its challenges. Together, you will be creating opportunities to develop greater independence and accept responsibility for self-management.

For more information call The Diabetes Care Program at

Cary Medical Center at 207-498-1283