“I have loads of fun at The Barton Center. It is so great to make friends with other kids that have diabetes too.”

Zombie Weekend

November 5-7, 2021
Coed, Ages 6-16
Cost: $250 per person
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Halloween may be over but here at Barton, there are a few zombies lingering, anxiously awaiting your arrival. We can’t wait for Zombie Tag, a Zombie Scavenger Hunt, Zombie Freeze, and some great craft activities to complete this zany weekend that is educational and fun. What a great weekend to kick off our year-round programs after the recent summer closures. You may bring one friend or sibling without diabetes who must also register. 

Olympic Style Winter Camp–CANCELED

December 27-31, 2021
Coed, Ages 6-16
Cost: $450 per person
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With the Winter Olympics beginning in 2022, why not get an early start and celebrate the Olympics with us. Opening and closing ceremonies, handcrafted paper torches, Olympic bingo, snowman building (fingers crossed for a bit of snow), tabletop ice hockey, indoor sock skating and, of course, gaga – there is something for everyone! You may bring one friend or sibling without diabetes who must also register. 

Under the guidance of our health care team and professionals, breakout education sessions and discussions in a stress-free environment will be included but separated into two age groups:
Ages 6-12: Judgement-free zone where campers can talk about their own challenges with diabetes.
Ages 13-16: Teen talks will include topics such as college, drugs, sex, and alcohol for those with diabetes. Judgement-free zone where campers can talk about these difficult subjects as well as their own challenges with diabetes.

Note: This program begins and ends at 1 p.m

Hawaiian Luau Weekend

January 14-16, 2022
Coed, Ages 6-16
Cost: $250 per person
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Aloha campers! Join us for a weekend of fun and all things tropical! Your island escape will include tiki masks, luau limbo, and much more. Campers will learn self-care skills alongside staff and campers who are all part of their Barton “OHANA” (family). Join us for a “volcanic” weekend of fun and games! You may bring one friend or sibling without diabetes who must also register. 

Barton Gold Rush Camp

February 18-21, 2022
Coed, Ages 6-16
Cost: $400 per person
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You won’t want to miss this Wild West extended weekend program! Whether teaming up with staff for some creative skits, panning for gold, a wheelbarrow race, or enjoying some old-fashioned western barbecue, we have wrangled up lots of fun along with some diabetes tips. We reckon y’all will have a hoot of a time! You may bring one friend or sibling without diabetes who must also register. 

Color Wars Weekend

April 15-17, 2022
Coed, Ages 6-16
Cost: $250 per person
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Join us for a weekend of fun team competition—a camper favorite during the summer. Each camper will be given their team color before arriving so they can pack appropriate colored attire. Teams will meet Friday night to harness their team spirit and start creating their team cheers and strategy. Color Wars will continue throughout the weekend with many fun activities with a few shades of education splattered in. As the teams conclude activities on Sunday, each team will be presented with a special treat that will capture their overall team performance. You may bring one friend or sibling without diabetes who must also register.