Located in the San Bernardino National Forest near Big Bear Lake, Camp Conrad Chinnock offers a recreational, social, and educational opportunities for youth with diabetes and their families.
At Camp Conrad Chinnock, having diabetes is the norm. Campers, medical, and program staff share friendship and support. Campers are taught diabetes self-management skills in a fun and, interactive, and safe environment. Our program includes water activities in a heated pool, arts and crafts, nature activities, archery, a 35-foot activity adventure tower with high ropes, rappelling, rock climbing, and vertical “playpen”, hiking, theme days, lake canoeing, volleyball, basketball, and mountain biking along with medical education and encouragement toward self-awareness.
The purpose of camp is to:
1) To give young people (ages 7-17), living with Type 1 diabetes, the opportunity to gain understanding of their condition and make necessary adjustments to live a full, active, and independent life.
2) To give families living with child(ren) with diabetes (ages 2 to 17) the opportunity to meet together and learn how to deal with the physical and emotional challenges of diabetes.
Activities and Features
Accommodating Special Needs Diabetes
Outdoor Activities General Outdoors Climb and Rappel Ropes Course Backpacking Hiking Rock Climbing
Performing Arts Drama
Individual Sports General Individual Sports Archery
Team Sports General Team Sports Basketball Volleyball
Water Sports General Water Sports Recreational Swimming Canoeing Fishing
Arts and Crafts General Arts and Crafts Ceramics Jewelry Design