Send a Kid to T1D Camp

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A campaign dedicated to building a community to assist those affected by type 1 diabetes (T1D) with support, education and endowment, so they can live a powerful life beyond the diagnosis. Through our donation and fundraising platforms, Type One has partnered with the Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc., one of the largest, independent camping and educational programs in the country dedicated to children who live with diabetes and the people who care for them. Type One will be providing scholarships for local children with T1D to attend a week of residential camp this summer 2019.

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Sports, games, arts and crafts, and the powerful experience of connecting with other kids just like themselves – T1D camp can be a life-changing experience. While type 1 is what brings these campers together, diabetes camp is like any other camp — a place where kids play, have fun, try new things, make memories and friends that can last a lifetime.

The focus of the program is fun and support – the goal is to educate children and their families on how to manage the daily rigors of diabetes, so they can live fuller and healthier lives.

The Barton Center Camps maintain a staff to camper ratio which meets or exceeds typical camp requirements. Barton’s diabetes team consists of experienced endocrinologists, nurse educators, dietitians, mental health professionals, and well-trained counselors – many of whom have diabetes themselves and serve as role models.

The Barton Center’s commitment to excellence is underscored by its consistent high marks from accreditation and licensing organizations and, more importantly, from the children and families served. The Barton Center’s girl’s campus in North Oxford, Massachusetts, is located on the scenic grounds of the historic Clara Barton Birthplace and consists of modern facilities with access to over 200 acres of woodlands and fields. Camp Joslin for boys, a program owned and operated by The Barton Center, is located just three miles away in nearby Charlton on 145 acres of forest and sports fields surrounding a scenic 20 acre pond. The Barton Center complies with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, is licensed by local boards of health, and is accredited by the American Camp Association.

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Through donations and fundraising as part of the Type One Cares campaign, we are honored to provide scholarships for local children with T1D to attend a week of residential camp at the Barton Center for Diabetes. Selected candidates would choose a week based on Camp availability.

Any interested camper, friend, community or family member may nominate a candidate for this life-changing opportunity by submitting an essay with the guidelines listed below. The T1D camper must be between the ages of 6 and 16, a New England resident and has the permission and approval of a guardian or parent.

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• Nominee’s full name and address, gender, birthdate, age at diagnosis.
• Nominee’s guardian or parent’s contact information including name, address, email
   address and phone number.
• What would a week of camp in a supportive setting mean to the perspective camper
   being nominated? Share a photo, video or illustration with us if you choose.

The number of scholarships offered will be determined based on the success of our fundraising efforts and events. Scholarships will be announced on a future date to be determined.

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