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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Archery
  • Boating
  • Camp
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Ropes Course
  • Various Recreational Activities
Participants Served
  • Age range of participants: 7 to 15

Membership Fees
  • Fee to participate in the Program : Financial assistance is available.

  • Accessible by Public Transportation: No

  • Transportation Provided by the Program: No


Happy Hollow Camp for Children with Diabetes is a unique learning experience. It combines the educational information of daily management with a variety of activities for daily fun. For several years, Happy Hollow has been able to provide a fully qualified and energetic medical and counseling staff for the children.

In an ideal outdoor setting on 776 acres in beautiful Brown County, Indiana, Happy Hollow is able to offer a variety of activities. A private lake, a variety of trails, outdoor camping facilities, and a miniature farm with horseback riding are just a few of the many facilities available to the children.

The most important quality of Happy Hollow Camp for Children with Diabetes is the specialized and successful ways in which all of the activities are integrated with daily management of the child's diabetes.

The goal of Happy Hollow's Children's Camp for Children with Diabetes is to enable young people with diabetes to gain new insights into their diabetes while also having an enjoyable time at camp. Therefore, the theme of fun and education is always a top priority.

Happy Hollow offers a full medical and dietary staff and a well trained counseling staff in order to provide the best diabetic care possible. The children are always under supervision, yet they are encouraged to learn about and manage their own diabetes. The children have the opportunity to be around other children with diabetes and thus are able to learn and help each other and share similar experiences.

Happy Hollow offers a variety of activities that will definitely get good results, such as hiking, swimming, boating, archery, outdoor camping, creek hikes, horse back riding, arts and crafts, cooking out, sports activities, farm programs, rope courses and a variety of other activities. All of the activities are available to provide a well balanced schedule of fun.