Stay Connected with DYF!

Thank you so much for joining us during summer 2023!

What’s Next?

Complete the 2023 Participant Opinion Survey
Your feedback helps shape our programs and secure grant funding that makes camp possible. Please visit to complete your survey as soon as you are able.

Stay Connected!

View & Share Photos
Visit to view, save, and share photos from your summer sessions. 

Follow us on Social Media
Like us on Facebook, @DYFt1d, follow us on Instagram, @DYF_T1D, and find us on LinkedIn, @Diabetes Youth Families, to share DYF with your community.

Join Brave Buddies
Brave Buddies, a service of DYF, is an online support group for parents of children with T1D. Visit and connect with other parents!

Attend Another Program
Fall Family Retreat is taking place October 20-22 in La Honda, Ca and our 2024 schedule will be released later this fall. Visit to learn more! 

    • If you are able, please select the “Tier 1” payment option when registering. This covers the cost of attendance, reserving scholarships and subsidies for those in need of additional assistance.
    • We understand that the cost of an additional session can be challenging. Please note that you can select a payment plan, if needed, and we encourage families to consider our Fundraise-your-Fee option! Inquire for more information.

Join Year-Round Community Programs
From online parent support groups to in-person meet-ups, our year-round programs are a great way to stay connected with the community in the off-season. Visit to learn more! 

Ways to Support DYF

Spread the word!
Did you find value in camp? Share your experience to encourage others to attend! Word of mouth is our most effective tool in building our community. Don’t forget to share that scholarships are available to make camp accessible to everyone!

Shop the camp store!
Fun camp apparel, mugs, beach towels and more are all available at

Help us raise funds for DYF Day!
This is your opportunity to share YOUR experience to raise money for camp!  Partner with us by creating your own DYF Day fundraising page at Or you can create a team and engage in some friendly competition! Fundraising ends September 21st. Access the DYF Day toolkit at for tips to make your page and items to share!

If you are able to make a financial gift, every dollar counts!
As a non-profit organization, DYF relies on the support of those who’ve benefited from our programs to ensure their continuation in the future. Please, if you are able, consider donating to DYF and becoming a lifeline for a future family in need of support—gifts of all sizes have a direct and immediate impact.  Gifts can be made in many ways: visit to make a gift online at any time, use the donation envelope in your packet, or donate to DYF Day at DYF also accepts gifts of stock; please contact us for more information. 

Many companies offer matching grants and corporate support, but it takes our participants to open the door! Let us know if your company is philanthropic! Visit for other ways to support. From DQ&A surveys to requesting a matching gift from your employer, there are many ways to support DYF.

For More Information
Marissa Clarke-Howard, Director of Development | 925.680.4994 x107