American Diabetes Association (ADA) Camp Carefree
is a vibrant residential camp for children with diabetes. Emphasis is
given to creating a warm atmosphere of caring and cooperation to provide a
fun filled, healthy, and educational experience for our campers
that will help them to develop and maintain active, healthy lifestyles. The two-week
is designed for 120 campers, and six to eight counselors-in-training
There is a ratio of one staff member for every five campers.
ADA Camp Carefree was begun in
1976 by volunteer medical personnel interested in children with diabetes.
Their spirit of skilled dedication continues to inspire all those connected with
the Camp today.
ADA Camp Carefree is located
at Lions Camp Pride on the shores of Merrymeeting Lake in New Durham, New
Hampshire. The facilities include spacious camper cabins, a health care
center, a large dining hall, separate shower houses, complete waterfront system,
playing areas, and a low element ropes course. Check out the facilities by
taking a virtual tour of the camp.