Activities and programs


A weekend of adventure for the whole family

Conferences, workshops, animation
and ...some surprises!

Fred, the Diabetic Children’s Resource Foundation and Camp Carowanis are pleased to invite you to the first edition of the T1D Discovery District, an event that will bring together families, health professionals and camp counsellors for conferences, workshops, and a host of activities.

For parents, it’s an opportunity to get information from health professionals in an informal setting. Youth will also be able to connect with the Camp Carowanis team. But most of all, the DT1 Discovery District is an opportunity to meet other families and share experiences and tips on how to deal with certain situations. It’s an event not to be missed!

The DT1 Discovery District will take place:
February 18th & 19th 2023 at the Cosmodôme of Laval

2150 A. des Laurentides, Laval, QC H7T 2T8

Different districts to discover

with families during a weekend


Children will be delighted with a multitude of activities where magical memories with other young people of the same age will be created.


A corner specially designed for teens, by teens.

Perfect for chilling with young people.

Camp Carowanis

No need to wait for summer… Carowanis is coming to the Cosmodôme! Come live the camp experience with your family.

  • A Zumba class
  • A make-up station
  • Activities led by Camp Carowanis monitors
  • Cosmodome activities
    • Virtual Missions
    • Museum in Astronautics
    • Training simulation
  • A cool space with bean bags to relax in
  • Ring lights to make TikTok
  • Entertaining workshops
  • Cosmodome activities
  • An animated evening
  • A Carowanis tent
  • Through the trees by the campfire
  • Committed instructors
  • A magical atmosphere


You will participate in conferences that will allow you to inform yourself and discuss day-to-day diabetes management with stakeholders and health professionals in pediatric diabetes.


Come meet nutritionists and exhibitors who will be there to answer your questions about food, in addition to giving you tips and tricks for preparing meals.


Diabetes representatives will be on hand to answer your questions and show you the latest technologies available on the market


A festive evening with music, games and surprises.

Come unleash your crazy!

  • Inspirational experts
    • in search
    • in psychology
    • in physical activity
    • and much more…
  • Nutritionists
    • Lighten up meal prep
      • Meal plan
      • Juggling carbs
      • Choosing foods
      • Calculate carbs
    • Kiosks to make you discover new products
    • Specialists to answer your questions
A district at the heart of diabetes with the health professionals who will come
  • explain the latest research findings
  • keep you up to date on the latest technology
  • comparing different techniques for managing blood sugar
  • to introduce you to new products
  • allow you to ask your questions directly to the suppliers
  • A suitable place to
    • exchanges
    • entertainment
    • a special guest
    • dance to the rhythm of your choice
    • a friendly competition between families
**Don’t forget your accessory FLUO


Survey :

  • Vicky Mailloux
  • Johanne Sabourin


Rémi Rabasa-Lhoret, M.D., Ph.D.
Endocrinologist and researcher

Technologies and research

Maude Lafontaine Hébert

Simplify meals

Sébastien Sasseville
Athlete and speaker T1D

Going beyond yourself

Other speakers to come...

The conferences will be given mainly in French

With an accommodation package

The fun doesn’t have to end at night. Take the time to enjoy a show with your young people and other families before returning to your quarters to sleep. You will also have the pleasure of attending breakfast and the activities of the following morning.

Are you looking for an unusual place to spend the night?

Ultimate experience

Weekend package
Shared room

You spend the night in modules similar to those found on the International Space Station paired with a family of the same age group.

$175 /adult

$100 /child

Sleep under the stars

Weekend package
Private room

You spend the night in modules similar to those found in the International Space Station only for your family bubble.

$175 /adult

$100 /child

$150 supplement

Destination moon

Weekend package
Roomless experience

Spend the night in a nearby hotel, this will allow you to stay close to the action.

$175 /adult

$100 /child

$75 off

Please note that each family is responsible for making their own reservation. We will be able to suggest nearby hotels shortly with an advantageous rate.
Attention the Sheraton and Hilton are now fully booked

Shooting star

One day package

Exclusively for adults with T1D who want to enjoy T1D Discovery Corner for a day.

$150 /adult T1D

The latest package includes:

  • Meals and snacks (2 lunches, 1 breakfast, 1 dinner and snacks)
  • Conferences, activities and visits to all the neighborhoods for the whole weekend.

This last package includes:

  • Meals and snacks (1 lunch, 1 dinner and snacks)
  • Saturday conference, activities and festive evening.

Cancellation and refund

75% refund of the package if canceled before January 18, 2023
After this date, no refund will be possible.

Stay tuned to discover our different neighborhoods and speakers who will be presented to you in the coming weeks.


We look forward to seeing you all there!

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