Camp BETA

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Camp BETA

October 14-15

Believe. Empower. Talk. Act.

Camp B.E.T.A. is an overnight camp for youth ages 8-14 with diabetes.  Campers will enjoy an evening hayride, a campfire program and sleeping in our cabins.  On Sunday, they will have fun fishing in our "Donut Pond," enjoy a hike along our Rocky Ledges Trail, arts and crafts, and all sorts of other outdoor activities.

Parents will be involved on Sunday with breakout sessions and informational seminars abouut diabetes.  

           Fishing             
Registered nurses and counselors will be available when campers are present.

The primary function of a beta cell is to store and release insulin. Insulin is a hormone that brings about effects which reduce blood glucose concentration.  Beta cells can respond quickly to spikes in blood glucose concentrations by secreting some of their stored insulin while simultaneously producing more.

Registration details coming soon!