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Spring Camp Kandu

Hosted by: Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi

Date

May 5 - May 6, 2018

Time

Past Opportunity

Contact

Irena McClain
irenamcclain@msdiabetes.org
601 957-7878/toll free 877 DFM-CURE

This is a past opportunity

About Spring Camp Kandu

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Join the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi at Camp Kandu on Saturday, May 5 at Twin Lakes Conference Center in Florence, MS!
Relays, and arts and crafts! It’s like earning volunteer hours for playing! Meals and snacks are provided-all we need is YOU! Hours: 8:15 am-4 pm

Details: Camp takes place RAIN or SHINE! We will be doing a lot of walking on uneven terrain-please be in good physical shape before you sign up!
Call the DFM at 601 957-7878 or sign up below by Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Application Process

Call 601 957-7878 or email irenamcclain@msdiabetes.org

Family-Friendly

Parents and children are invited and encouraged to get involved.


We're looking for volunteers who:

Care about:

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    Youth
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    Health and Wellness

Are a skilled:

  • Ninja
    Ninja
  • Professional
    Professional
  • Grand poobah
    Grand Poobah
  • Mentor
    Mentor
  • Social savant
    Social Savant
  • Medical
    Medic

Are interested in:

  • The outdoors
    The Outdoors
  • Art design
    Art & Design
  • Fitness
    Fitness
  • Fun games
    Fun & Games
  • Music
    Music

We need volunteers to help with:

Medical staff

May 5, 2018 8:15am 4:00pm
This task is filled or completed
Medical Staff Duties:

 Be with and observe campers at all times and have on hand: Monitors, strips, lancets, emergency sugar source, and band-aids ;)
Perform regular first aid for the cuts, scrapes, bug bites, poison ivy, etc. that kids acquire when having fun in the great outdoors.

• Accompany kids to various activities.
• Check and record camper blood sugars immediately when hi/lo BG suspected. (symptom handout is in your backpack) Write blood glucose result in your team’s color coded log book (very important!).

 We have specified times for blood sugar checks too. Each group will check their sugar as a group. Team Nurse who will chart their info and give treatment for high or low blood sugars..
Who volunteered?

Team volunteer counselors

May 5, 2018 8:15am 4:00pm
This task is filled or completed
Your duties:
Be with, observe, and interact with campers at all times.

Keep the kids motivated and happy; encourage participation, cheer;
and be a mediator if necessary!!!!

Know where the medical volunteers are at all times and watch
for these signs of Low Blood Sugar:
Pale
Shaking
Sweaty
Tired
Irritable
Weak/Dizzy

Your kids are all color coded by groups with their T-shirts-please do a head count when we change location or switch activities. Kids with diabetes have Tyvek wristbands-please steer them toward blood glucose checking if they appear low or when it’s time for a scheduled blood glucose check.
Who volunteered?

Volunteers (8)

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