Here’s what one of the kids from a previous camp had to say about how much fun she had at camp and to encourage other kids to give camp a go!

“Hi my name is Grace and this was my first Summer Camp. I was really nervous because I didn’t know anybody and I didn’t want to go, but once I got there I soon made friends. I’m really not an outside person but I LOVED CANOEING. I wasn’t so sure about abseiling and the crates as I’m not a fan of heights but I gave them a go anyway and felt really good about it. Another great thing about camp was learning to do my own injections. I am a needle phobe and I was adamant I wasn’t going to do them myself but the nurses were so encouraging that I managed to do it. I was so happy and so were my parents.”

We would love all of you kids out there with type 1 diabetes to give camp a go and come along for a fantastic four days of fun at YMCA Shakespear Lodge!


  1. Click here to read the camp information and details on how to apply
  2. Click here to fill out the Diabetes Youth Auckland registration form
  3. Click here to fill out the YMCA Shakespear health & safety form
  4. Post your Carer Support form to Natalie Hanna at Diabetes Youth Auckland, PO Box 13578, Onehunga, 1643


Applications in by 11 Nov

Notification of whether application successful by 17 Nov

Final Payment by 30 Nov

Carer support forms by 13 Dec