Family Programs (All Ages)


DYF understands that T1D can affect every member of the family. Our family camp programs tailor to all those affected by combining education, fun, and support in a camp environment.

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2017 Camp and Program Dates

Bearskin Meadow Family Camps

We know that diabetes affects the whole family unit and we are here to help! Family Camp is perfect for families who want to learn and grow together in their diabetes journey. Kids are supervised in typical camp activities while parents get the opportunity to receive top-notch diabetes education and support from other families going through similar challenges. Whether you are 2 months old or 95, Family Camp is the place for you! Make Family Camp your annual family get-a-way for a fun, adventurous, inspirational re-charge in a gorgeous outdoor environment.

Sample Family Camp Activity Schedule

Family Weekend Retreats

Sample Weekend Retreat Activity Schedule

The entire family will love DYF’s Family Weekend Retreats!  A keynote speaker highlights the education component of this retreat which is led by experienced diabetes health professionals.  These retreats are held close to the  Bay Area at facilities that include indoor cabins with bunk beds or lodge style sleeping arrangements.   Families enjoy numerous organized social and recreational activities, including nature, sports, games, arts & crafts, a ropes course, basketball, campfires, and more.

Campamento Familiar en Español

Sample Campamento Familiar Schedule

DYF and UCSF present a monolingual family retreat in Spanish! This weekend program will provide all of the fun and educational components of our Family Weekend Retreats with fluent Spanish speakers. (Note: Registration for this program is not done through CampInTouch. Please contact glassman@dyf.org for more details.)

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