Nejeda Day Camp
South Jersey Nejeda Day Camp: July 11 - July 15, 2016
North Jersey Nejeda Day Camp: July 25 - July 29, 2016
Thanks to a seed grant from the LEGO Children's Fund, Camp Nejeda launched its day camp program in 2012. The first day camp was run at the RiverWinds Community Center in West Deptford, NJ and was designed to primarily serve children from the Camden, NJ area. The program later was expanded to serve children from the Camden and Gloucester County areas, as well.
We know many children with diabetes do not get the experience of a diabetes camping program because they and/or their parents are nervous about going to traditional sleep-away program. The Nejeda Day Camp program was created to encourage participants to have a sibling/family member (or friend) to attend the camp with them in a day-only environment to make the camper and their parents/guardians more comfortable with a possible transition into sleepaway camping.
Nejeda Day Camps offer all the activities, education and fun that one would find at the Camp Nejeda summer program - and most importantly, the bonding and support that children with diabetes can get from each other only at a diabetes camp. Program activities include swimming, arts & crafts, archery, basketball, soccer, games and more. Financial aid is available.
Like all of the Camp Nejeda Foundation's programs for kids with diabetes, our day camps are not "diabetes boot camps." However, they offer valuable educational opportunities in the form of teachable moments that occur during interactions between campers and our staff throughout the day
Nejeda Day Camp programs are for children with type 1 diabetes ages 7 - 16 years.
Program Cost: $400/participant (financial aid available)
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Questions about Nejeda Day Camps? Please call 973-383-2611