Detailed Information

The Barton Center for Diabetes Education is one of the largest independent camping and educational programs dedicated to children who live with diabetes and for their families and caregivers. The Barton Center is a year-round camp, retreat, and conference center offering various programs, including overnight camps, coed day camps, and family programs, among others. The Barton Center offers programs during school vacation breaks.

Resident camps and Camp Joslin offer various outdoor and educational activities, filled with sports, arts and crafts, swimming, talent shows, hikes, and casino nights, among other exciting events. Providing a supportive environment for kids with Type 1 diabetes, the Clara Barton camp is for girls aged 5-15 and Camp Joslin is for boys aged 5-15.

Family Programs

The Barton Center recognizes that the entire family can be affected by diabetes. The family programs provide lots of fun, support and education for mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, grandparents and caregivers. The camp offers one-on-one discussions with on-site professionals and a chance to meet and bond with other families.

Vermont Co-Ed Overnight Camp

The co-ed overnight camp for boys and girls between the ages of 6-16 is held in South Hero, VT at the Camp Ta-Kum-Ta campgrounds. Barton partners with SLAMDiabetes (SLAMT1D, a non-profit organization committed to empowering people affected by Type 1 diabetes) to bring fun and excitement to campers. Kids enjoy various outdoor experiences, swimming, arts and crafts, and games, as well as education about diabetes in a supportive environment.

Staff

Barton Center staff to camper ratios meet or exceed typical camp requirements and may include a health care team comprised of physicians, nurses, dietitians, and mental health professionals.


Ages
Elementary
Middle School
High School
Features
Day Camps
Overnight Camps
Girls Only Programs
Boys Only Programs
ACA Accredited
Activities
Educational Activities
Adventure Challenge
Arts & Crafts
Dancing
Music
Outdoor Activity
Performing Arts
Singing
Specialty Programs
Sports
Swimming
Other Activities
Specialty
Other Specialty
Rates (Average / Day)
> $150
Rates reflect the average cost per full day for comparison purposes only.

Contact Information
30 Ennis Road, North Oxford, Massachusetts 01537


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