Experiences & Adventures for All Abilities


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Welcome to True Friends!

Camp Courage, Camp Friendship, Camp Eden Wood, and Camp Courage North are four 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

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Camp Courage Maple Lake

Campers Billie and Mark at Camp Courage in Maple Lake.

Testing the Limits

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Harley is 11 years old and has a smile that can light up a room. He just attended Summer Family Camp at Camp Courage in Maple Lake and it was his second time attending camp. “It’s nice to get away from my parents every so often,” he said with a laugh. “I get to meet other children like me. At camp I see them every single day, it’s so cool.”

Latest Events

Save the Date!

Fall Family Camp – October 27 – 29, 2017

Families rave about the stress-free environment they experience at family camp. Being surrounded by families similar to theirs and having the support of caring staff members takes away vacation anxieties. Bring the family and leave with amazing memories you’ll cherish for years to come.

For more information or to register click here.