We love hearing from our families, especially with fun tidbits like this! One of our Family Camp participants from London was featured in January’s issue of Family Traveller, a travel magazine in the UK. Mom Sally says: “BRAVO to Family Traveller for running a huge spread on accessible travel and including us/T1D!” Read the full article here.
The list of concerns for parents of children with type 1 diabetes is never ending. Add on worries over secondary autoimmune diseases, and the stress can be overwhelming. Thankfully, DYF and Bearskin Meadow Camp have found a way to ease concerns of parents, campers and staff affected by celiac disease. Celiac disease is … Continue reading Bearskin Meadow Camp Eases Celiac Concerns with Gluten Free Kitchen
Since 1960, Bearskin Meadow Camp has served as DYF’s home, welcoming generations of children, teens, and families affected by type one diabetes. It is a place of joy and community – a powerful combination when we are surrounded by “our people” in such a spectacular environment. Behind the structures that make Bearskin Meadow Camp, … Continue reading Beautify Bearskin
Important Information Please read this entire section before signing up to volunteer, and reach out by email if you have any questions. Volunteer Opportunities Assist us in opening and closing camp for the 2021 season A variety of tasks, dates & times are available May 7 – June 8 and August 6 – 8, 2021 … Continue reading Camp Volunteer Opportunities
DYF families, As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we at DYF are acutely aware of the unique challenges this past year has presented to our youth. DYF is rooted in community and togetherness; while we are incredibly grateful for moments of camaraderie found over Zoom, we cannot ignore that pandemic-related isolation weighs heavy on many. In … Continue reading Summer 2021: Modified Kids, Teens, and Specialty Camps
Apply Now! Are you looking to change a life? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Our programs deeply impact hundreds of participants each year and we need your help to make it all happen. At Bearskin Meadow Camp, DYF hires some of the most enthusiastic and dedicated individuals in the United States and … Continue reading Become a kid’s hero at camp