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Virtual Camp – “Camp Beta: Get Connected”


Saturday, November 13, 2021 - Sunday, November 14, 2021    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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A free, two-day virtual camp for youth ages 6 to 17 with type 1 diabetes

“Camp Beta: Get Connected” is a collaboration between the Southern Illinois University (SIU) Dietetic Internship program, local health departments, Healthy Southern Illinois Delta Network, Diabetes Today Resource Team and Southern Illinois Healthcare.

The SIU Dietetic Internship program students will lead the two-day camp via Webex on:

  • Nov. 13 from 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Nov. 14 from 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Games and educational activities will include food bingo, Chex Mix carb counting and pumpkin decorating. Participants will receive a “BETA in a Box” package in the mail filled with items for the activities prior to camp.

Sign up online to register. The deadline to register is Nov. 1.

For more information, contact Sandra Schwartz at (618) 457-5200, ext. 37837, or