Diabetes Camping and Educational Services is dedicated to helping children of all ages and their families better understanding of their lives and manage their diabetes. DCES serves over 2,500 families from various backgrounds in the Southern California area in partnership with the region’s leading hospitals and educational institutions. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that diabetes is the single-most costly chronic disease. The programs and events provided by DCES through education, support groups, family retreats, and youth camping programs are designed to see each and every child develop life-saving skills and reach a new level of confidence and self-esteem.
All proceeds benefit the children and families that participate in the diabetes programs of Diabetes Camping and Educational Services, Inc., a 501(c)3, not-for-profit organization. DCES is open to all children and families impacted by type-one diabetes, and offers numerous opportunities and training for volunteers, medical, and dietary professionals and students. Learn more about us at www.DiabetesCamping.org.