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The Louisiana Lions Camp and the American Diabetes Association have worked together for over 25 years to provide summer camp fun and education to Louisiana's youth with diabetes

Two one-week sessions are provided for Type1 (Insulin dependant) and Type II (Non-Insulin Dependant) Youth of Louisiana between the ages of 6 and 14 years old.

 

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Here's how it works...

  • The Lions of Louisiana provide their facility, 2 one-week sessions, program staff, and Lion Sponsorship of the campers
  • The American Diabetes Association, provides a medical and dietary staff, handle camper recruitment and assignment, and secure insulin, blood testing meters and supplies
  • Approximately 200 campers attend - the 6 to 10 year olds during the first week and the 11 to 14 year olds during the second week.
  • An hour of Diabetes education is provided daily to all campers and staff by either the Doctors, Nurses, or Dietitians.  The rest of the day is packed with LOTS of outdoor activity scheduled around blood testing times and snacks.
  • Medical and Dietary Staff consist of Medical Doctors, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Registered Dietitians, Student Dietitians, Student Nurses and Medical Students.
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Contact Information:

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Treva Lincoln, Associate Manager

Community Initiatives & Support

ADA - Louisiana & Southern Mississippi

Email American Diabetes Association

call toll free -  1-888-342-2383  ext 6074

or write.......

American Diabetes Association

2750 Lake Villa Dr. Suite 203

Metairie, La 70002

It is very important to use the application available at the link below for Diabetes camp, please do not use any other form as assignment to Camp Victory  requires the ADA form, Thanks!

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You can apply on-line for Camp Victory by clicking the link below

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Diabetes Camper Application

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Please read all of the information carefully, call Lori if you have any questions Completed forms are mailed to ADA

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If you are a doctor or nurse interested in volunteering for this life impacting week of fun and education, contact Treva Lincoln

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