Each year, hundreds of children and teens with diabetes from all over Indiana call Camp Until A Cure home for the month of June. While at camp, they swim, hike, do arts & crafts, take creek walks, play paintball, climb the ropes course, have campfires with songs and skits, do activities centered around diabetes management and skills, and much more!
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Important Camp Dates
2017 Summer Camp Until A Cure
Overnight, Ages 7-15 Years Old
Financial aid, camperships, and fundraising opportunities available.
- Session 1 Overnight: June 11-June 17
- Session 2 Overnight: June 18-June 24
- Session 3 Overnight: June 25- July 1
Day Camp, Ages: 5-8 Years Old
Day Camp is a 5-day program held Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m on the dates listed below.
- Session 1 Day Camp: June 19-June 23
- Session 2 Day Camp: June 26-June 30
Questions about Camp
Get your questions answered about camp! We have answers about Summer Camp Registration, Camp Prep, While at Camp, Post Camp, Family Camp, and Teen Camp.
Join Our Summer Staff
The Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indiana is looking for fun, energetic, and motivated individuals to join our summer staff! Camp is a great opportunity to build life skills, have fun, create lasting friendships, and be a role model for the younger generation.
Junior Counselors (Ages 16-17): Are responsible for assisting counselors, various camp duties, and oversight of campers.
Counselors (Ages 18+): Are responsible for oversight of campers, provide leadership for cabin, work alongside medical staff, participate in all camp activities, and create a positive camp environment.
Instructors (Ages 21+): Include Diabetes Education, Nature Center, Arts & Crafts, Ropes; For more information, please contact Emily Butera at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lifeguards (Ages 18+, 21+): Are responsible for camper and staff safety during pool time, various pool duties, and assist with daily logs. Must be certified.
Cooks (Ages 21+): For more information, please contact Emily Butera at email@example.com.
To be considered for a position with the DYFI, you must submit your application and 3 references prior to March 1st. All staff must be available during the entire month of June; any exceptions must be approved by the director.
During camp, our volunteers are mostly made up of medical students in pharmacy, dietetics, nursing, pediatric residents, and other medical fields. Additionally, we have physicians, nurse practitioners, dieticians, and pump nurses on site 24/7.
If you are interested in more information, please fill out our contact form on our Volunteer Page.
In the spring, we are in need of groups to help get the campground ready. This includes basic cleaning, small projects, and other miscellaneous tasks.