T1Ds in the Wild is an immersive outdoor experience for adults living with T1D to help remove the barriers we face in benefiting from the outdoors through:
Studies have shown that camping can increase happiness and mindfulness and decrease stress, yet, because of the many obstacles in managing blood sugars, people with T1D are half as likely to go camping regularly as the rest of the population.
Teaching people with T1D how to camp safely will not only bridge the gap in accessing the outdoors, but will help people with T1D lead fuller, happier, and healthier lives.
⛺️ camping basics
🧗 rock climbing
🧠 discussing mental health
🍳 camp cooking
🗑 learning Leave No Trace
🚗 transportation (carpool option)
💉 diabetes supplies
🪥 these personal items
If you don’t have a tent or sleeping bag, we can provide one for you. We will supply food, water, and kitchen/dining supplies.
Vaccination Status: You must be vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend T1Ds in the Wild.
Refundable Registration Fee: Due to the limited size of our camps, there is a $50 reservation fee, which will be refunded within one week following the trip, contingent on your attendance. Reservations can be cancelled for a full refund up until two weeks before the event start date. Those who cancel after that two week deadline will not be eligible for a refund. If the $50 fee provides a financial hardship, please contact us.
Info Survey & Waiver: Your registration is not confirmed until you complete this information survey and waiver. You must complete this at least one week before the trip starts.
This public calendar allows anyone to share their in-person or virtual events with the entire T1D community. The Beta Cell Foundation is not responsible for any of the events listed here other than its own.
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