Nestled on Lake George, in Northern Minnesota

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True Friends Programs and Services: COVID-19 Update

True Friends has been receiving a variety of questions regarding the impact COVID-19 (coronavirus) may have on our programs and services.

Following the MN state mandate, all True Friends locations are closed and services have been suspended until the “Stay at Home” order comes to a tentative close on May 18, 2020.

Unless noted below, all programs and services will be suspended through May 17, 2020. True Friends may tentatively resume onsite operations on Monday, May 18:

- Volunteer services is suspending volunteer opportunities until June 1.

True Friends will continue to follow the directions and protocols set by the CDC and WHO, as well as state and local agencies. If you have program specific questions or needs, please reach out to our staff who are working remotely to prepare for when program and services are back up and running again.

If you have any general questions or concerns please call 952.852.0101, Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ,or reach out to us via email at info@truefriends.org.

Thank you. We look forward to seeing you soon!

John LeBlanc, President and CEO

Camp Courage North

Camp Courage North is located in the beautiful Paul Bunyan State Forest area near Itasca State Park. It adds that "up north" feeling to everything you do there – and if you like the outdoors, there's a lot you can do!

New weekend wedding package!

Available April, May, August, September and October. Contact us for more information.

  • Available for Rent May-October

    An 8,000 square foot building with a wood burning stove, gym with basketball/volleyball court, art room, lounge, classroom, kitchen and three fully-accessible bathrooms. There are three bedrooms that sleep 10 people. Six of the beds are lower, including one queen-sized bed.

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    This 1,800 square foot building includes a wood fireplace, central living room with a screened porch, kitchen, laundry facilities and three fully-accessible bathrooms. There are four bedrooms, sleeping 10-14 people. There are four beds, all queen-sized.

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    This a cozy cottage with a gas fireplace, full-kitchen, one accessible bathroom and a great view. There are two bedrooms for sleeping 4-6 people. Beds include: one queen-sized, two singles and a couch futon.

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    These six cabins sleep 10-15 people, and each have a wood fireplace, day room, separate bedroom that sleeps four and one accessible bathroom.

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  • The beautiful dining hall seats up to 125 guests, with a full wall of windows overlooking camp. Seat additional guests on the large deck. Upstairs, enjoy a game room. Or, sit by the fireplace and read one of the books from our library.

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    An 8,000 square foot building with a wood burning stove, gym with basketball/volleyball court, art room, lounge, classroom, kitchen and three fully-accessible bathrooms. There are three bedrooms that sleep 10 people. Six of the beds are lower, including one queen-sized bed.

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    The picturesque outdoor chapel is a perfect location for a wedding ceremony or service. Overlooking Lake George, enjoy seating for up to 100 people.

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  • Need a team-building program? Check out our friends at

    Play indoors and out, any time of year!

    • Swimming Beach
    • Hiking Trails
    • Picnic Areas
    • Gymnasium
    • Sports and Recreation Field
    • Campfire Rings
  • Costs vary according to lodging, meal choices and additional amenities. Our staff designs retreat packages to fit your unique needs and budget. Whether you're planning a full-service company event, a fun family reunion or a simple weekend away with friends - we offer unique and affordable options for even the most budget-conscious groups.

    Please contact us for group rates and available discounts. We look forward to serving you!

    Packages

    Price

    1 Night / Lodging only $40
    2 Night / Lodging only $75
    1 Night / 3 Meals Starting @ $79
    2 Night / 5 Meals Starting @ $124
    NEW Weekend Wedding $5,000

Contact Details

10509 108th St. NW
Annandale, MN 55302

Tel: 952.852.0104
Toll Free: 800.450.8376
Fax: 952.852.0123

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Participant

To be so close to our homes in the metro but feel so far away from "it all" was an amazing experience.

Akin Adeniyi, Deeper Life Church

We had a wonderful time at our weekend convention. I want to thank Gina our host and the staff at your kitchen. We've used various facilities but yours is distinct. We thank you for giving us such great service.

Confirmation Leader

Everyone loved Camp Friendship. Being close to the cities makes it a very convenient location.

Mill End Quilters

The lighting was great with easy loading and unloading – perfect for our age group. Very pleased. Everything was perfect.

Fr. Joseph

Thank you to all the staff. Our event was a huge success thanks to your hard work! We look forward to coming out again!

A Crafter

I was amazed! The cabin was beautiful with all the knotty pine and great natural light with all the windows.

Returning Guest

The food was excellent - very creative and tasty with many veggies & fruit. Very helpful, courteous staff. Thank you!

St. Timothy’s Leader

Anything I needed was retrieved or made for me. The staff and facilities were excellent.

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