Experiences & Adventures for All Abilities

  • Vt

    Ventures Travel

    Your next great adventure!

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  • Hiring

    Now Hiring

    Always looking for great people!

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  • Respite

    Conference and Retreat

    Great Spaces Available for Day or Overnight Events

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  • Tq

    Team Quest

    Book your team building adventure today!

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  • Camp

    Summer Camp

    Registration is now open

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Welcome to
True Friends!

True Friends is a nonprofit agency providing life-changing experiences that enhance independence and self-esteem for over 5,000 children and adults with disabilities annually. True Friends’ programs include camp, respite, therapeutic horseback riding, travel and team building. With camps near Maple Lake, Annandale, Eden Prairie and Bemidji, True Friends serves individuals in Minnesota and throughout the United States.

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New Year, New Values at True Friends

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At True Friends we continually strive to learn, grow and evolve in an effort to enhance our programs and services; to ensure we are offering life-changing experiences to individuals of all abilities. When it comes to making decisions about those programs and services, we look toward our values to guide our thinking. In 2018, as we took a closer look at our values and how they fit into our plans for today, tomorrow and in the future, we found ourselves wanting to say more.

Latest Events

Dart Tourney to Benefit Camp Courage March 9

The Tom Derichs Camp Courage Dart Tournament is an annual fundraiser for Camp Courage. This year it’s being held on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Shady’s Hometown Tavern in Albany, MN.

The tournament starts at 1:00 p.m.; with the required in-person registration closing at 12:30 p.m.. The cost is $15 cash per person. For more information please visit www.truefriends.org/darts or contact giving@truefriends.org.