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2022 Camp


Apply for TCDC 2022

Camp dates for TCDC 2023 are being determined and will be available later.

Download the application and medical forms then return the completed application and medical forms along with a $100 nonrefundable registration fee to the camp office at:

Tennessee Camp for Diabetic Children, 1854 Joseph Terrace,  Hixson, TN 37343,

Phone (423) 843-5006, Fax 423-370-1539, Email

You may send the medical forms at a future date prior to June 1.

Please have campers diabetes physician and campers primary care physician fill out the forms if they are different physicians.

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Double G Ranch

2622 Lee Pike, Soddy, TN 37379 (use this address only during the camp session)


Who is this camp for?

Type 1 (insulin dependent diabetics) ages 8 through 15


Limited space

45 girls and 45 boys, accepted on a first-come first served basis with a waiting list


Cost/Financial Aid

$925 for the two week session. $600 for the one week session. This includes the $100 nonrefundable registration fee.

Limited financial aid is available. Please contact us for more information.


New one week option

Campers have the option to try TCDC for one week the first week of the standard two-week camp session for $600. Returning campers have the option to choose between the two weeks for the same price, based on availability.


Ways to help

TCDC can always use your assistance in obtaining supplies and equipment for camp activities. If you would like to help or know of any businesses wishing to help please contact Pat Shires for a list of needs or visit our donations page.


Send a kid to camp

Help Send a Kid to Camp – Many of our campers are eligible to receive assistance for camp fees. TCDC never turns away a camper based on ability to pay. Contact Pat Shires for more information on how to help.

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There is no visitation during the 2 week camp session. Parents and friends are encouraged to write as often as possible.


During the camp session send mail to:

2622 Lee Pike, Soddy, TN 37379