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Catalina Island Adventure Camp

From Friday, Mar 29, 2019 -  06:00AM
To Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 - 12:30PM
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Exploring Nature and Marine Life While Living With Type 1 Diabetes

The PADRE Foundation Catalina Island Adventure Camp is a weekend getaway of team-building challenges, marine activities and diabetes education. The program offers a variety of opportunities for personal growth for youth 11-16 years of age AND their friends with or without Type 1 diabetes. Counselor-in-training (CIT) program tickets are available for qualified youth who are 17 years of age. To be considered as a CIT, you MUST contact the office at 714-509-8330.

Long Beach Marine Institute and its staff will host nature and astronomy hikes, snorkeling, kayaking, tide pool studies and fish dissections.

Friday, March 29 - Sunday, March 31, 2019 Cost: $300 per camper.

Financial aid is available for those in financial need. Please call the PADRE Foundation office to receive a financial aid packet at 714-509-8330.

After completion of the online process, the PADRE Foundation office will receive a notification and will immediately send a packet to the email or mailing address provided.

Application packets will not be accepted unless they are completed in full. Please complete the packet and return within two weeks of regeistration. Medical forms will be due by March 1, 2019.

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Long Beach Marine Institute,

5875 Appian Way,

Long Beach, CA, 90803,



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Signature Events


Annual Fashion Show Gala: Now in its 31st year, this spectacular gala is our largest psychosocial event and our major fundraiser for our education and support programs. A highlight is a runway show with fashions complements of Macy's featuring children and teens living with Type 1 diabetes, along with professional models. Other features include a silent auction and dinner. Help us keep childhood special for the children of PADRE. We ask that you partner with us to be a vital part in the success of our mission. 


Catalina Island Adventure Camp: This weekend is designed for youth 10-15 years of age who are living with Type 1 diabetes and their friends. It is a getaway filled with team-building challenges, marine activities, diabetes education and a variety of opportunities for personal growth. Long Beach Marine Institute and its staff host the nature activities, and a medical team monitors the campers' diabetes control throughout the weekend. For more information, click on the EVENTS tab on the top left hand corner.



Turf and Surf Golf Tournament: Every July, PADRE supporters arrive at SeaCliff Country Club in Huntington Beach for a day of golf including lunch, raffles, and an awards during dinner.

Angels Family Night: At our Angles family night, PADRE families get together for tailgating under the big "A" before heading into our section of the stadium to enjoy watching an Angels baseball game. 


Harvest Carnival: This event has the reputation of being an incredible day for the whole family. Costumes, games, crafts, face painting are among the many highlights of our HARVEST.pngfall festival. The event provides a wonderful environment, carefree day takes the focus off of candy, which can be a temptation during this time of the year, and demonstrates to young diabetic children that they are not alone.

Riding the Wave of Diabetes Workshop: Receiving the diagnosis of diabetes releases a flood of emotions. Come learn how children with diabetes and their parents are Turning Stumbling Blocks into Stepping Stones! 


Holiday Party with SantaAnnual Holiday Party: This seasonal affair brings together families who have lived with diabetes for years and those who are conquering their first difficult year. The event includes community bonding, crafts, bowling, food and a visit from Santa.

Posada Event: Here, we host a Christmas celebration in the Spanish tradition for those living with Type 1 diabetes. Join us for wonderful food, music and company.

48427009_2471085772964533_499460604390539264_n.jpgSnowy Nights: This is a themed dressed evening of dinner, dancing and socializing for teenagers 13-18 who are living with Type 1 diabetes and their friends. 

Family Winter Camp: The PADRE Foundation and Diabetes Camping and Educational Services, Inc. collaborate to hold a Family Winter Camp each January. Families enjoy organized activities, discussions regarding diabetes, guest speakers, snow sledding and a chance to get to know others living with Type 1 diabetes. Please visit Camp Conrad Chinnock at


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