Mission and history

      “At Camp, I am not different.”

One of a kind in Quebec!

  • A unique summer camp specialized in type 1 diabetes for the past 58 years
  • Hosts 300 children and teenagers each summer for 2, 4 or 6 weeks stays
  • Registration fees are kept as low as possible at $910 for two weeks – the real cost is more than $3,000 per camper
  • No diabetic child is turned down at Camp Carowanis – we offer a partial or total subsidy program
  • Activities of all types, outdoor or indoor, in team or solo
  • Located on an enchanting and safe location, between a lake, forest and mountains



  • Promote autonomy and strengthen healthy behaviours with regards to diabetes
  • Promote healthy and balanced life styles
  • Foster values such as respect of others and of nature, without discrimination based on social, religious, cultural, or linguistic differences
  • Offer parents respite and a setting conductive to meeting and sharing
  • Provide unique internship opportunities for medical students from university hospitals

Our partners – THANK YOU!

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History of Camp at a glance. Supporting children and their families since 1958.