John Charles Ryan, 1960-2013
We are deeply saddened by the loss of Camp Nejeda's friend, John Ryan, who was an inspiration to our campers and alumni. Rather than feeling limited by the challenges of living with type 1 diabetes, John pursued his passion for riding and became a living legend in the long-distance motorcycling community. We are truly grateful to his family for asking that, in lieu of flowers, memorial gifts be made to the Camp Nejeda Foundation. We can think of no more meaningful way to remember John than to help empower other children with type 1 diabetes to follow their dreams.
"The single most
you can do"
The Diabetes Education and Camping Association (DECA) produced this fantastic video overview of the diabetes camp experience. Watch it. Share it.
Cameo alert: As you enjoy the video, look for scenes and people from Camp Nejeda!
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Have your personal messages engraved on pavers in the new Helmsley Health Center patio and walkway!
An engraved paver is a meaningful way to honor or memorialize a friend or important person, celebrate an important event or commemorate your years at Camp Nejeda. Just complete the order form and return to the camp.
Wear a Symbol of Support
Show your support for Camp Nejeda and for all people with type 1 diabetes with this beautiful pendant necklace designed exclusively for Camp Nejeda. Each pendant is $40 and is available in a variety of lengths. And $20 from each purchase goes directly to Camp Nejeda!
Visit Made With Clay by Laura to order yours!
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