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Upcoming Events

Check out upcoming diabetes-related events in the area! Descriptions and registration links for upcoming events are listed below.

Diabetes Education Classes

By Appointment

Unless otherwise noted, classes are held in the Pediatric Diabetes Education classrooms (Taubman Center, Rooms 2386 & 2387). 

Check the Clinical Programs page for a list of classes and descriptions.

DYS Connect Zipline and Challenge Course Adventure

May 19, 2024

DYS is taking Connect Young Adults ages 13-22 to new heights at the Toledo Zoo’s Adventure Course from 1:00-3:00 pm! Tickets are $10 and include zip lining, sky bridges, obstacle courses, admission into the zoo, and a parking pass. Spaces are limited so register today!

Register here by Friday, May 10, 2024.

JDRF TypeOneNation Summit - SE Michigan

June 1, 2024

The TypeOneNation Summit is a chance for the local community to gather in-person to discuss important type 1 diabetes topics, network with others, and learn about the latest technology and product innovations at the vendor exhibition. The Summit also features Kids Camp and Teen Zone with youth specific programming, games, and activities. Registration is FREE but required.

Saturday, June 1, 2024
8:00AM - 12:00PM
ayne County Community College - Ted Scott Campus

9555 Haggerty Rd.

Belleville, MI

Register here!

U-M Kinesiology Community Programs (KCP) Summer Activity Classes

June-August, 2024

The U-M School of Kinesiology is hosting summer golf and tennis classes for kids!

Kids Beginning Golf classes (ages 7-13) will be on Thursdays 6-7pm with Session 1 in June/July and Session 2 in July/August. Beginning Tennis classes (ages 8-12) and Beginning Adaptive Tennis classes (ages 8-12) have multiple sessions available throughout the summer with the the option of attending 8 classes on Tuesdays/Thursdays or 4 classes on Saturdays.

For more information on specific dates and sessions, click here!

ADA Camp Midicha

June 2024

Camp Midicha will once again host nearly 300 campers at the YMCA Camp Copneconic in Fenton, MI. Registration is now open!

Resident Camp - Session 1: June 16-21, 2024

Resident Camp - Session 2: June 23-28, 2024

Day Camp: June 24-28, 2024

Learn more and register here.

DYS Hot Shots Camp

June & July 2024

The DYS Olympic-themed 2024 Hot Shots Camp dates have been announced and registration is now open!

Middle Shots: June 17-20, 2024

Big Shots: June 20-24, 2024

Little Shots - Ohio: July 8-11, 2024

Little Shots - Michigan: July 22-25, 2024

Learn more and register here. 

Camp Ho Mita Koda 

June & July 2024

Registration for the Camp Ho Mita Koda summer camp season is still open!


  • Traditional Camp (Multiple Sessions): June 9 - July 13, 2024

  • Leader-In-Training (Multiple Sessions): June 9-22, 2024

  • Mini Camp: June 24 -28, 2024

  • Backpacking Camp: June 24-28, 2024

  • Family Camp: August 30 - September 1, 2024


  • Backpacking Camp: July 14-17, 2024

  • Mini Camp: July 15-17, 2024

  • Family Camp: July 18-20, 2024

  • Traditional Camp: July 21-27, 2024

Learn more about the dates and rates here. 

2024 JDRF One Walks

June-October 2024

Save the dates for the JDRF 2024 Michigan & Northern Ohio Chapter One Walk events! Click on the city for registration information and walk day details.  

  • Jackson – Saturday, June 15, 2024 – Ella Sharp Park

  • East Lansing – Saturday, August 3, 2024 – MSU Campus

  • Toledo – Sunday, September 8, 2024 – Glass City Metroparks

  • Grand Rapids – Saturday, September 14, 2024 – GVSU Campus 

  • Ann Arbor – Sunday, September 29, 2024 – Hudson Mills Metropark 

  • Detroit – Sunday, October 6, 2024 – Belle Isle 

  • Cleveland – Sunday, October 20, 2024 – Cleveland Zoo

Friends for Life Orlando 2024

July 9-14, 2024

The annual Friends For Life Conference is being hosted at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida. The theme for this year's conference is Roaming with Dinosaurs, Advancing with Science - A Prehistoric Expedition to Diabetes Innovation. Registration for the conference is $300 (does not include hotel).

Learn more and register here. 

MSU Extension's Adulting 101 Program



Are you ready to leave for college or be out on your own? Are you prepared to do adult tasks and have skills to be successful? Michigan State University (MSU) Extension's Adulting 101 program helps teenagers and young adults demystify the reality of being an "adult" through engaging educational sessions. Each FREE, virtual session is packed full of important life skills and tools necessary to live independently!

  • June 6, 2024, 6:30pm ET: Traveling on a Budget

  • July 10, 2024, 4pm ET: Cooking Basics

  • August 12, 2024, 4pm ET: Summer Berries: Jam & Jelly

  • September 16, 2024, 5pm ET: Changing the World with Your One Vote

  • October 9, 2024, 5pm ET: The Ins and Outs of Paying for Post-Secondary Education

  • November 19, 2024, 5pm ET: Cracking the Code to College

Learn more and register here.

JDRF No Limits Speaker Series

July-December 2024

JDRF’s No Limits™ Speakers Series offers free, educational content on-demand throughout the year. Experts from the medical field will join JDRF to share information on important topics that affect those living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) to help individuals with diabetes, parents, and caregivers learn and feel more empowered to tackle T1D.  

  • July 2024: Back to School with T1D 

  • September 2024: T1D in the Workplace 

  • October 2024: Driving with T1D 

  • December 2024: Mental Health and T1D During the Holidays 

For more information and to watch recordings of previous sessions, click here to view the JDRF webpage. 

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