This summer, youth aged 14 to 16 will have the opportunity during their stay to go on a canoe trip in Mont-Tremblant Park and put into practice what they learned in the Adventure program. Led by Sherpa, our trip director, … Continue reading Canoe/camping trip at Camp Carowanis
On July 9, five players from the Montreal Alouettes are coming to visit the children registered for the first two-week session at Camp Carowanis (July 2 to 13). This special day promotes the importance of physical activity and will give … Continue reading Mini training camp with Montreal Alouettes for children in Camp #1
It’s always nice at Camp Carowanis! An unforgettable time in the outdoors, filled with fun, exciting activities, tons of laughs and new friends. And this summer, new programs adapted for each age group are being offered. Our two water program … Continue reading Have you reserved your spot at Camp Carowanis this summer?
On Saturday, June 9th, our 7th edition of Families’ Symposium will be held at Camp Carowanis. The Diabetic Children’s Foundation (Fred) invites you to join other families facing the multiple daily challenges of living with Type 1 Diabetes. Keynote speaker, workshops, fun activities for your … Continue reading FRED’s Annual T1D Family Event – MOVED TO NOVEMBER 2018
Thanks to you, dear participants and donors, 10 children will enjoy Camp Carowanis this summer! Thanks to you, they will live the magic of Carowanis – bilingual summer camp specialized in type 1 diabetes for children aged 7 to 16 … Continue reading Good news! We’ve achieved our goal of $20,000!
On March 27th, La Presse+ published a special issue on teenage health and wellness. Janie Lépine-Bédard, director of Camp Carowanis, and her mother, Claire Lépine, took part in an interview with journalist Isabelle Audet to demystify Type 1 Diabetes in … Continue reading La Presse+: “As-tu pris tes medicaments? “
“Diabetes @ School” is a great reference tool for parents -whose child lives with type 1 diabetes- when training school staff. Training and resources are also available for school staff. Visit the website and do not miss the dynamic video … Continue reading Diabetes @ School!
The Diabetic Children’s Foundation invites you to participate in our next Let’s meet over coffee which will take place in Sherbrooke on Thursday, April 19th! Many families whose children are living with Type 1 Diabetes will gather to chat and … Continue reading To all families from Sherbrooke and surrounding area!
In accordance with the Scotiabank Charity Challenge, we met with Jean-Sébastien Drolet, one of The Diabetic Children’s Foundation’s (Fred) proud volunteers, to learn all about his motivation during physical activity. Jean-Sébastien, can you give us an idea of what … Continue reading Q & A with Jean-Sébastien Drolet
During the summer of 2006, Mathieu was a 15-year-old teenager. In order to get his mind off things, he decided to spend time at his aunt’s house. This is indeed what happened, but also, rather unexpectedly … Mathieu suddenly does … Continue reading Carowanis equals fun, autonomy and confidence!