We have a full and exciting schedule for our 2022 programs including new programs like a Community Whitewater Rafting Trip and our Teen Multi-sport Adventure Program!

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Family Programs

Our Family Retreat weekends are located in the Bay Area and they are the perfect opportunity to experience a dose of Family Camp closer to home.

Spring Family Retreat March 25-27 Mt. Gilead, Sebastopol All Ages
Fall Family Retreat October 21-23 Camp Jones Gulch, La Honda All Ages

Family Camps 1 and 2 are for families with children ages 0-17 with T1D, while Family Camp Flipped is for families with a parent with T1D.

Family Camp Flipped July 23-28 Bearskin Meadow Camp All Ages
Family Camp 1 July 30-August 4 Bearskin Meadow Camp All Ages
Family Camp 2 August 6-11 Bearskin Meadow Camp All Ages

Campamento Familiar en Español is the same great programming and excellent diabetes education as our weekend Family Retreats, but all in Spanish!

Campamento Familiar Spring Session May 6-8 Camp Arroyo, Livermore All Ages

Independent Programs

Leaders in Training programs are perfect for teens with and without diabetes who are ready to take the next step in developing their leadership skills.

LIT 1 July 23-August 4 Bearskin Meadow Camp 16-17
LIT 2 (previous LIT program experience required) June 15-24 Bearskin Meadow Camp 17

Camp de Los Niños is located in the Santa Cruz Mountains, this program is a great local option for kids and teens.

Camp de Los Niños June 20-25 Loma Mar 7-17

Kids Camp offers a safe, comfortable, and fun away-from-home experience for kids with T1D.

Kids Camp June 20-24 Bearskin Meadow Camp 7-13

At Teen Camp, teens will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities, including sports, visual arts, performing arts, and wilderness, and engage in new experiences together with friends.

Teen Camp 1 June 27-July 1 Bearskin Meadow Camp 13-15
Teen Camp 2 July 8-15 Bearskin Meadow Camp 15-17

Buddy Camp is a unique program built for kids who want to share the diabetes camp experience with a non-type 1 buddy or sibling.

Buddy Camp July 17-21 Bearskin Meadow Camp 7-15

Adventure Programs 

The Family Adventure Program is an introductory backpacking program ideal for youth ages 10 – 14 and an adult family member who are ready to challenge themselves in the great outdoors!

Family Adventure Program June 11-17 (dates pending permit approval) TBD but likely Desolation Wilderness Youth 10-14 plus parent

The Teen Backpacking Program is a backpacking adventure is for teens with a love of backpacking who want to push themselves while building community.

Teen Backpacking Program July 5-15 (dates pending permit approval) TBD 13-15

The Teen Multi-Sport Adventure Program is ideal for adventurous teens who are ready to challenge themselves through rock climbing, backpacking, and whitewater rafting.

Teen Multi-Sport Adventure Program July 26-August 7 (dates pending permit approval) TBD 15-17

DYF Community Wide Whitewater Rafting Trip: All DYF community members are invited to join in this fun whitewater rafting weekend!

Community Whitewater Rafting Trip September 2-4 (dates pending permit approval) Lotus, CA Ages 10 and up

Adult Programs 

The Adult Retreat is for ages 18 and up, this weekend program will re-invigorate you, connect you with other T1D adults, and allow you to brush up your diabetes management skills.

Adult Retreat August 12-14 Bearskin Meadow Camp 18+

Family Camp Flipped is for families with a parent with T1D.

Family Camp Flipped July 23-28 Bearskin Meadow Camp All Ages

Registration for these programs begins on January 5th and we hope to see you there!

If you have any questions about these programs, please reach out to the DYF Team at info@dyf.org or (925) 680-4994.