Camp BETA 2023 in Makanda
Saturday, September 23, 2023 - Sunday, September 24, 2023, All Day
SIU Touch of Nature Environmental Center, 1206 Touch of Nature Road, Makanda
A free, overnight camp for children ages 10 to 16 with Type 1 diabetes
Camp BETA will be on Sept. 23-24. Campers will arrive at 9 a.m. on Sept. 23 and leave on Sept. 24 at 2 p.m.
The camp is at Southern Illinois University Touch of Nature Environmental Center, 1206 Touch of Nature Rd., in Makanda.
Camp Beta is a free overnight camp for youth ages 10 to 16 with Type 1 diabetes. Opportunities are also available for counselors-in-training for youth ages 16 to 17 with diabetes.
Campers will build confidence, make new friends and enjoy:
- Hiking and orienteering
- Arts and crafts
- Horseback riding
- Climbing wall
See the Camp Beta flyer for more details.
The camp is made possible by a collaboration of Southern Illinois Healthcare, the Diabetes Today Resource Team, the SIU Touch of Nature Environmental Center, the SIU Dietetic Internship program, and many area volunteers and civic organizations.