until Camp Blue Hawk: Teen Retreat 2019!

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Camp Blue Hawk: Teen Retreat

Ages: 14-18 and currently enrolled in grades 9-12

Capacity: 24 Campers

Dates: January 19-21, 2019

Non-refundable Deposit: $50

Actual Cost: $310*

Subsidized Cost: $125*

*No camper will be turned away due to an inability to pay. Families with the financial abilty are encouraged to pay the Actual Cost if capable. Additional financial assistance is available for those who cannot afford to pay the full subsidized cost. For more information see the "Fees & Scholarships" page.

We are excited to host our 2nd Teen Retreat in 2019! Twenty-four teens will get to enjoy 3 days and 2 nights of bonding, leadership development, and fun! One main focus of the Teen Retreat is helping attendees gain more independence in their diabetes management. Some highlights will include:

  • Campfire
  • Hiking
  • Canopy Ziplining
  • Large Group Games
  • Fire-side Chats (support-group style)

Teen Retreat will take place at River Bend Lodge (RBL) in Davis, OK. RBL is located near Turner Falls Park in scenic south central Oklahoma. The lodges are roughly 1-hour South of the Oklahoma City area. 

For more information about River Bend Lodge visit their website at: http://www.river-bend-lodge.com/

Teen Retreat 2018


Teen Retreat is open to teens, ages 14-18, with type 1 diabetes. Below are the eligibility requirements each camper must meet at the time of application:

  • Age 14-18 by January 19, 2019
  • Enrolled in grades 9-12 at the time of the retreat
  • A1C of 12% or less at the time or application
  • No admissions to ER for DKA in the past 6 months
  • Approval to attend by camper's Pediatric Endocrinologist or Primary Care Physician


Registration for Teen Retreat is a two step process:

Step 1: Application

  • Parents/guardians of potential camper will complete a short application for the child they would like to register for camp. 
  • That application will be reviewed, and if approved, the camper will be registered for the retreat session automatically. 

Step 2: Deposit & Health Profile

  • Parents/guardians will receive and email notifying them of their child's acceptance into Teen Retreat. 
  • Parents/guardians can then log into CampDoc.com and pay the $50 deposit and complete their child's Health Profile.

Please Note: Spots are filled on a first come-first served basis within gender and age groupings. A camper's spot will not be reserved until the $50 deposit has been paid.