Experiences & Adventures for All Abilities

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Welcome to True Friends!

Camp Courage, Camp Friendship, Camp Eden Wood, Camp Courage North and Camp New Hope are five camps nestled among the forests and lakes of Minnesota serving children and adults with disabilities. Together, we create a world where experiences and adventures are open to individuals of all abilities. There’s camp and so much more! Discover traditional sessions and the new programs offered throughout the year.

Our Story – What’s with the name?

So, why the name True Friends? It really embodies everything we do. We provide an environment where friendships are built and renewed. The name also reflects two great organizations coming together to serve even more people with disabilities. We can do so much more together than we could do alone. …Read more

Blog (What’s Happening)

2014 Outstanding High School Volunteer

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The Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration awarded True Friends volunteer, Sierra Hietala, with the 2014 Outstanding High School Volunteer [...]

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Latest Events

No-Shave November

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True Friends’ staff members are participating in No-Shave November 2014. This is an annual initiative to raise awareness and funds for cancer.
Click here to donate to our team! Our goal is $1,000.

What is it?
No-Shave November is a unique way to raise cancer awareness. What better way to grow awareness than [...]

Give to the Max Day! -November 13

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we raised $11,105 for Camp Eden Wood! Combined with our $10,000 match, and the total for Give to the Max Day 2014 was over $20,000.

Every year thousands of organizations and individuals generate donations and excitement for Minnesota causes that are working to improve the quality of [...]