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A Message from Mats

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in Featured Articles

April 10, 2014   Dear DYF Families, Today, after more than 13 years as the Executive Director of DYF, I am announcing my resignation from this wonderful organization. When I was hired in November of 2000, the...

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A Family Journey – A Testimonial for Bearskin Meadow Camp

Posted by on Sep 6, 2013 in Featured Articles

A FAMILY JOURNEY By Caron Gaydon Nearly 15 years ago, our daughter, Taylor, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the ripe old age of 16 months. While in the hospital with her diagnosis, we discovered that we were...

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A Summer Camp Lesson

Posted by on Jun 28, 2013 in Featured Articles

  It can be so hard to send your child away to summer camp. Read why this...

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Why Send Your Child to Camp?

Posted by on Jul 3, 2012 in eNews Articles

Read what clinical psychologist and child expert Michael...

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DYF on the Radio

Posted by on Nov 1, 2011 in Featured Articles

On October 23rd, DYF’s Executive Director Mats Wallin was interviewed for...

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DYF Alumni Celebrate 50 Years of Living Well with Diabetes

Posted by on Oct 20, 2011 in Featured Articles

The 50-year celebrants are Nancy Crane, Debbie Sivula, Monica Chan, Christina...

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Historic Photos of Bearskin Meadow Camp

Posted by on Aug 8, 2011 in Featured Articles

This collection was digitally reproduced by one of our camp families, The...

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DYF Opens 1st New Buildings in 50 Years!

Posted by on Jun 13, 2011 in Featured Articles

The Diabetic Youth Foundation (DYF), has opened its doors to the first new...

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The mission of the DYF is to improve the quality of life for children, teens and families affected by diabetes. The organization provides education and recreation within a supportive community, encouraging personal growth, knowledge and independence.

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Jun
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2014
all-day BMC LIT II @ Bearksin Meadow Camp
BMC LIT II @ Bearksin Meadow Camp
Jun 20 – Jul 2 all-day
Leaders-in-Training II: Second Year of the Two Year Program Every year we invite Leaders-in-Training I & II participants to come to Bearskin Meadow Camp. LIT [...]
Jun
25
Wed
2014
all-day BMC, 8-Day Kids Camp @ Bearskin Meadow Camp
BMC, 8-Day Kids Camp @ Bearskin Meadow Camp
Jun 25 – Jul 2 all-day
Bearskin Meadow Overnight Camp, 8-Day Kids Camp   This program is designed for kids looking for an independant camp experience. Kids Camp is perfect for kids [...]
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7
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2014
all-day BMC, 10-Day Teen Camp @ Bearskin Meadow Camp
BMC, 10-Day Teen Camp @ Bearskin Meadow Camp
Jul 7 – Jul 16 all-day
Bearskin Meadow Overnight Camp, 10-Day Teen Camp The Teen Camp program mixes adventure, challenge and skill building with social time, group bonding, and team building. This [...]
Jul
20
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2014
all-day BMC Family Camp 1 @ Bearskin Meadow Camp
BMC Family Camp 1 @ Bearskin Meadow Camp
Jul 20 – Jul 25 all-day
Bearskin Meadow Overnight Camp, Family Camp 1 These sessions are for families with children and teens who have diabetes and their siblings. Families with a [...]

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