Camp registration is officially open. The year 2017, marks the 50th year existence of our residential camp, Camp Hamwi.
Kids Camp - June 19-21, 2017- (ages 3-7) Kids Camp encourages campers to explore their potential, try different activities, build friendships and learn about diabetes. Parents and siblings are encouraged to be involved in the day camp experience. Price - $115
Stepping Stones - June 22-24, 2017 - (ages 8-12) Stepping Stones is an introductory camping youth with diabetes who want to explore what camping is all about before committing to one week at residential camp. Stepping Stones includes an overnight camp out on Friday. Price - $135
2017 Camp Hamwi Programs - Price - $550
All forms must be completed in order to finish the camp registration process for your child. An incomplete questionnaire or missing forms could result in applications not being accepted. Scholarships are available. If you have any questions please call 614-884-4400 and ask for Darlene.
From beginners to more practiced individuals, Camp Hamwi offers a diverse program for any skill level. The camp environment promotes a sense of team spirit and good sportsmanship in individual and group activities, and competitive and non-competitive challenges. Campers are encouraged to try new skills, and explore their unique individual potentials. Activity options include horseback riding, archery, volleyball, soccer, canoeing, swimming, arts and crafts, drama, dance, outdoor living skills, nature crafts, and outdoor adventure. Incorporated into the daily schedule are diabetes education sessions to increase campers' understanding of diabetes. Each week, the program is specially designed to address the interests of a particular age group.
Junior Challenge Week (ages 7 - 12)
July 30 - August 5, 2017
Activities and programs are geared to entertain and encourage our youngest resident campers. Hayrides, water games, a talent show, and a treasure hunt are a few of the outrageous activities that make this program full of wholesome fun and delight. Special programs highlighting Junior week include a spectacular carnival celebration where everyone comes dressed in their zaniest attire.
Senior Challenge (ages 13 - 17)
July 23 - July 29, 2017
Counselors-In-Training (ages 17 - 18)
A more advanced program structured to challenge our oldest campers. Seniors are exposed to rappelling, river canoeing, overnight camping, initiative games and much more. Senior campers are privileged to invite a friend to attend Hamwi with them. Friends can use the application form, checking the appropriate "Friend" box.
July 21 - July 29, 2017
For individuals entering their senior year of high school and looking for an opportunity to develop their leadership potential, the C.I.T. program may be the one for you. No longer campers and not yet staff, C.I.T.s undergo a comprehensive counselor training program designed to increase their awareness of counselor responsibilities and leadership roles.