2020 Summer Programs Update

Dear DYF Community, First and foremost, please know that nothing is more important to us than the health and safety of our community. It is with a heavy heart that we share with you that DYF has made the difficult decision to cancel all in-person 2020 summer camp programs. We are profoundly disappointed as we … Continue reading 2020 Summer Programs Update


“Before camp, our daughter acted embarrassed and felt alone in her diabetes diagnosis. Camp normalized everything for her and taught our entire family more than we could have ever expected. She came home feeling more confident and so did we.” – Jason & Erin, camp parents I hear this message all the time from DYF … Continue reading #DYFDifference

Good Enough May Be Good Enough

A recent article in The BMJ raised interesting questions around what the goal for blood sugar treatment should be. There have been different views (and different data) as to whether people with type 1 diabetes should have a goal of “normal” blood sugars, or simply to aim for a “pretty low” target HbA1c. There are … Continue reading Good Enough May Be Good Enough

Beach Day 2019

Join DYF families, camp staff, and friends at we enjoy a beautiful day at Pomponio State Beach, near Half Moon Bay, on Sunday, September 15, 2019 from 10am-3pm. We will have some fun in the sun with our camp friends from this summer as we body board the waves, build sand castles, and much more! To attend please … Continue reading Beach Day 2019

Beautify Bearskin

  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