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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Camp
  • Various Recreational Activities
  • Various Sports
Participants Served
  • Age range of participants: 5 to 14

  • Accessible by Public Transportation: No

  • Transportation Provided by the Program: No


Camp Kyle fosters friendships among young people with diabetes, their siblings, and friends through a safe, fun, active program while enabling them to learn about and face the common challenges of diabetes. Camp Kyle is a four week day camp sponsored by the Diabetes Association Inc. for children with diabetes and their siblings and friends. the Fall River Rod and Gun Club situated on Watuppa Pond in Westport, Massachusetts provides the ideal environment for camp--plenty of wooded trails for hiking, playing fields for sports and games, and, of course, a pond for swimming.

Camp Kyle's ideal enrollment of sixty campers per week and a staff-to-camper ratio of one-to-three ensure a quality camp program in which campers received plenty of attention, supervision and a variety of camp experiences. Camp Kyle is accredited by the American Camping Association.

Camp Kyle is a friendly place where youth with diabetes, their siblings and friends benefit from hands-on learning experiences in diabetes management and support. The following help ensure your child's health and safety while at Camp Kyle:

  • Registered Nurse (RN) on site
  • Local pediatrician as the camp
  • Health Care Consultant
  • Staff who are trained by a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
  • Staff members who are trained in First Aid and CPR
  • Policies and procedures in compliance with the MA Dept. of Public health
Camp Kyle Summer Program Offers:
  • Diabetes Education
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Nature Studies/Environmental Awareness
  • Sports, Games, and Play
  • Swimming
  • Nutrition Lessons
  • Special Activities
  • Junior counselor program for teens with diabetes available for teens with diabetes 15-18
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