Camp Bliss is a Unique Retreat and Vacation Destination

Camp Bliss, year-round wheelchair accessible retreat and vacation destination nestled on 48-acres of stately pines and hardwood forest on Long Lake, Lake 3 and Lake 4 in northern Minnesota is available for private rentals, weekend getaways, special occasions, vacations, conferences, holidays and weddings. Lodging options, accessible for all abilities, offer year-round accommodations. Private rentals support low or no costs specialty retreats and getaways for Veterans and people with disabilities.

Nature beckons and adventures await at Camp Bliss! Celebrate with family and friends while canoeing, paddle boarding, fishing, snowshoeing, kayaking, boating, biking, and hiking. Enjoy local wine paired with stunning sunset views for a lifetime of special memories.

Come up North and find your BLISS!

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Lodge

Rustic Lodge sleeps 25 people; private bedrooms, spacious lofts, comfortable sleeper sofas and large bunkroom. Amazing lodge includes bathrooms with accessible roll-in showers.

Bliss House

Bliss House

Exquisite Bliss House sleeps 18 people; bedrooms and sleeper sofas. Includes double sink master on-suite with Jacuzzi bathtub.

Cabin

Cabin

Lakeside cabin sleeps 6 people; bedroom, loft and sleeper sofas. Huge deck overlooks Lake Three.

Yurts

Yurts

Experience Glamping – a cross between a tent and a cabin. Yurts allow nature exploration without the work! Yurts are fully furnished.

Event Center

COMING SOON – Perfect for big or small events, wedding or Corporate Retreat option; 50’ x 50’ space, upper level mezzanine, commercial kitchen, and beautifully decorated space.

Camp Bliss is an incredible retreat and vacation destination in Walker, Minnesota.

Nestled on 48 acres of stately pines between three scenic lakes.

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Camp Bliss Hiking

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Upcoming Events

  • Sat
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    Sep
    2018
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    Camp Bliss 2018 Guns and Goods Raffle Poster

     

     

     

     

     

    The proceeds from this year's Guns and Goods Raffle will go towards Veterans Retreats and Retreats for People with Disabilities.

    2018 Gun Winners:


    1. Mossberg 20 Ga. Combo: Sara Schmit
    2. Mossberg 20 Ga. Combo: Don Niska 
    3. Mossberg 20 Ga. Combo: Jennifer Greshowak
    4. Mossberg 20 Ga. Combo: Alexis Golly
    5. Winchester SXP Field 20 Ga.: Paul Mitchell
    6. Winchester SXP Field 20 Ga.: Purpose Driven Realty
    7. Winchester SXP Field 12 Ga.: Britany Peterson
    8. Winchester SXP Field 12 Ga.: Louis Himsl
    9. Winchester SXP Camo 12 Ga.: Debbie Polack
    10. Benelli Super Nova Syn 12 Ga.: Ryan Slingluff
    11. Benelli Super Nova Syn 12 Ga.: Karen Mitchell
    12. Benelli Nova 12 Ga.: Paul Humble
    13. Benelli Nova 12 Ga.: Samantha Lewis
    14. Benelli Super Nova Camo 12 Ga. – #5: Beth Kabba
    15. Benelli Nova Camo 12 Ga.: Purpose Driven Realty
    16. Remington 870 Express 12 Ga.: Ron Warnert
    17. Remington 870 Express 12 Ga.: Denny Kurtz
    18. Remington 870 Express 12 Ga.: Josh Hagen
    19. Remington 870 Express 12 Ga.: Mike's Repair
    20. Remington 870 Express 12 Ga.: Bryan Burt
    21. Remington 870 Express 20 Ga.: Trent Midas
    22. Remington 870 Express 20 Ga.: Brett Anderson
    23. Remington 870 Express 20 Ga.: Al Houga
    24. Remington 870 Express 20 Ga.: Zach Gutornjon
    25. Beretta A 300 Outlander Syn. 12 Ga. – #4: Adam Hellermann
    26. Beretta A 300 Outlander Camo 12 Ga. – #1: Eric Johnson
    27. Stoeger 3500 Syn. 12 Ga. – #3: Joe Hanson
    28. Stoeger Condor O/U 12 Ga.: Ryan Lahman
    29. Stoeger Condor O/U 12 Ga.: Eric Licht
    30. Stoeger Condor O/U 20 Ga.: Woody Brown
    31. Stoeger Condor O/U 20 Ga.: Andy Turdik
    32. Stoeger 3020 Camo 20 Ga.: Jeremy Frey
    33. Franchi Affinity Syn. 12 Ga. – #2: Justine Strand
    34. DPMS Oracle .223: Purpose Driven Realty
    35. Mossberg Patriot 243 w/scope: Justine Strand
    36. Mossberg Patriot 243 w/scope: Julie Toenyan
    37. Savage 93R17 W/Scope 17 HMR: Calvin Finnila
    38. Savage 93R17 W/Scope 17 HMR: Carrie Trautz
    39. Savage 93R17 W/Scope 17 HMR: Deb Kats
    40. Savage 93R17 W/Scope 17 HMR: Cara Ruff
    41. Savage 93R17 W/Scope 17 HMR: Michele Haus
    42. Savage Axis II W/Scope 6.5 Crede: Ken Wambach
    43. Savage Axis II W/Scope 6.5 Crede: Shawn Orbeck
    44. Savage Axis II W/Scope 6.5 Crede: Susan Walsh
    45. Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 LR: Dana Dierkes
    46. Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 LR: Don and Nancy Giacchetti
    47. Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 LR: Jared Keim
    48. Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 LR: Nick Rausch
    49. Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 LR: Ed Weispfennig
    50. Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 LR: Darin Jankowsky
    51. Ruger 10/22 Takedown S/S 22 LR: Mary Dombrovski
    52. Ruger 10/22 Takedown S/S 22 LR: Mark Durant
    53. Ruger 10/22 Takedown S/S 22 LR: John Holthusen
    54. Ruger 10/22 Takedown S/S 22 LR: Sarah Rabideaux
    55. Ruger 10/22 Takedown S/S 22 LR: Mark Durant
    56. Ruger 10/22 Scheels package: Wes Callahan
    57. Ruger 10/22 Scheels package: Ryan Ingberg
    58. Ruger 10/22 Scheels package: Brian Hagen
    59. Ruger 10/22 Scheels package: Tim Maciej
    60. Ruger 10/22 Scheels package: Brian Benjamin
    61. Henry Golden boy: Shawn Ecklund
    62. Remington 783 270 with Scope: Ken Schulte
    63. Remington 783 270 with Scope: Lorain Shelton
    64. Remington 783 30-06 with Scope: Jennifer Hermanson
    65. Remington 783 30-06 with Scope: Brendan Anderson
    66. Remington 783 30-06 with Scope: Jay Luck
    67. Marlin 336 30/30: Mike's Repair
    68. Ruger 17 HMR laminate: Jim Linn
    69. Ruger 17 HMR laminate: Glenn Rie
    70. Marlin model 60 wood: Jordan Hansel
    71. Marlin model 60 wood: Laura Damron
    72. Marlin model 60 wood: Reg Redetzke
    73. Marlin model 60 wood: Jeff Samier
    74. Marlin model 60 wood: Jerry Jarvis
    75. Smith and Wesson M&P 22: Ron Warnert
    76. Smith and Wesson M&P 22: Dale Ward
    77. Ruger Mark III 22 LR: Cory Looman
    78. Ruger Mark III 22 LR: Whitney Hughes
    79. Ruger Mark III 22 LR: Jeff Verkinnes
    80. Ruger LC9S 9mm: Mary Jo Stangl
    81. Ruger LC9S 9mm: Kevin Miller
    82. Ruger LC9S 9mm: Logan Shifght
    83. Kel Tec PMR 30: Michele Pelka
    84. Kel Tec PMR 30: John Hilgert
    85. Kel Tec PMR 30: Kris Schiffler
    86. Smith and Wesson SD9VE 9mm: Craig Syverson
    87. Smith and Wesson SD9VE 9mm: Woody Brown
    88. Smith and Wesson SD9VE 9mm: Terry Johnson
    89. Smith and Wesson SD9VE 9mm: Samantha Olson
    90. Ruger LCP 380: Alisha Schuldt
    91. Ruger LCP 380: Charlie and Tracy Dombrovski
    92. Ruger LCP 380: Mike Mayock
    93. Ruger LCP 380: Loren Turdik
    94. Ruger LCP 380: Ron Warnert
    95. Smith and Wesson Shield 9mm: Roger Varilek
    96. Smith and Wesson Shield 9mm: Kevin Miller
    97. Browing Buckmark Camper 22 LR: Jason Gettel
    98. Browing Buckmark Camper 22 LR: Tim Northway
    99. Browing Buckmark Camper 22 LR: Mike's Repair
    100. Browing Buckmark Camper 22 LR: Matt Lovitz 

    Rules and Regulations:

    Steak Dinner ($13), live auction, and door prizes will start at 5:00 pm, the drawing will start at 7:30 pm, Sauk Rapids VFW: 901 North Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids, MN, 56379.
    Need not be present to win.
    All are welcome to attend.
    Vouchers will be available on site.
    Raffle Tickets limited to 2000 – $40 per ticket or for a limited time, 3 tickets for $100.
    A winning ticket will not be returned to the drawing; one chance to win per ticket.
    The winner will be issued a voucher for the awarded gun. The voucher can be used to purchase the awarded gun or a gift card will be issued by Scheels which can be used as store credit on any merchandise. Gift cards may also be used online. Gift cards valid only at Scheels Store, 40 North Waite Avenue, Waite Park, MN. 56387.
    All winners will be notified of the gun they have won and will receive a voucher. Winner must then present this voucher and their driver’s license to the gun department at Scheels in Waite Park, MN. Each winner will then be issued his or her gun or gift card.
    The winner is responsible for all applicable fees and/or taxes.
    Must be 18 years of age to purchase a ticket or win a prize.
    Must be 18 years of age to obtain rifles and shotguns, and 21 years of age to receive handguns. Permit to purchase in the State of Minnesota is required to receive handguns and AR style rifles.
    Must pass all applicable background checks to obtain guns. If a winner fails the background check, they may still use the gift card for merchandise other than guns.

  • Mon
    10
    Sep
    2018
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    12
    Sep
    2018
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    Veterans Retreat

    November 15-18, 2018

    Camp Bliss Vietnam Veterans Registration Form

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Hello all Vietnam Veterans! You will be welcomed into the serene setting at Camp Bliss. Come and experience an amazing weekend of relaxation. We will take time to relax and enjoy the beauty of 48 acres of incredible pine and hardwood forest in a breathtaking north woods setting on three lakes!

    Cost is $75.00 per person for the weekend and meals are included. Massages are offered for an additional $30.00 per ½ hour or $60.00 per 1 hour and must be booked in advance.

    Printable Flyer and Registration Form

    Book a Retreat Online

  • Fri
    02
    Nov
    2018
    Sun
    04
    Nov
    2018
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    Wellness and Socialization for Women with Disabilities

    November 2-4, 2018

    Camp Bliss Wellness & Socialization for Women with Disabilities Flyer

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Hey women! Come and learn new ways to socialize, improve your skills, and learn how to take great care of yourself! Activities will include preparing and cooking meals, games, and time to relax. We will be going outdoors to explore Camp Bliss and do some fishing for those who want to fish. What to bring: warm clothing, medications, and anything else you will need for the weekend. You must have your fishing license to fish.

    Cost: $75.00 for the weekend. If you bring your own PCA, there is an additional charge of $35.00. The PCA will also need to register separately for this retreat.

    The fee includes: lodging, fishing/supplies, and all meals/beverages. Massages are offered for an additional $30.00 per ½ hour and must be booked in advance.

    If you are currently a consumer of Independent Lifestyles, transportation to and from Camp Bliss is offered from our Sauk Rapids location for an additional cost of $15.00. Otherwise, you are responsible for your own transportation.

    Printable Flyer and Registration Form

    Book a Retreat Online

  • Thu
    15
    Nov
    2018
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    18
    Nov
    2018
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    Veterans Retreat

    November 15-18, 2018

    Camp Bliss Veterans Retreat

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Hello all Veterans! You will be welcomed into the serene setting at Camp Bliss. Come and experience an amazing weekend of relaxation. We will take time to relax and enjoy the beauty of 48 acres of incredible pine and hardwood forest in a breathtaking north woods setting on three lakes!

    Cost is $75.00 per person for the weekend and meals are included. Massages are offered for an additional $30.00 per ½ hour or $60.00 per 1 hour and must be booked in advance.

    Printable Flyer and Registration Form

    Book a Retreat Online

Summer and Winter

Camp Bliss is open year round. Enjoy fishing on three scenic lakes or famous Leech Lake just five miles away. Take in the thrill of kayaking, paddle boarding or canoeing, hit the road on the many biking or hiking trails or relax around an open camp fire. Winter fun includes ice fishing, snowshoeing, sledding and winter hiking. Shopping options are abundant in Walker, MN. Come up north and find your BLISS!

Fishing for All

People First, Disabilities Second. Our mission is to open the great outdoors through fishing welcoming anyone with a disability to Camp Bliss. We further develop confidence and ability through fishing while enjoying nature!

Private Rentals

Camp Bliss is available for family vacations and reunions, corporate retreats, company parties, weddings or just escaping the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Rent the spacious Lodge, luxury Bliss House, romantic Cabin, glam-camping Yurts or BIG events center. Something for everyone!

Retreats

Camp Bliss offers a variety of retreats and getaways from yoga wellness, meditation, spiritual, mindfulness, relaxation and healing retreats. Retreats include: Fishing for all (both seasonal fishing and ice-fishing), Gold Star Family Retreats, Veterans with Disabilities, Vietnam Veterans R&Rs, People with Disabilities Getaway, Guys Getaway for Men with Disabilities, Female Veterans Retreat, Marines Fishing Getaways, Post-Polio Retreat, Advocacy Retreat, and Wellness & Socialization for Women with Disabilities. Find the retreat that fits your need. Come experience our Mother/Daughter weekend, Girls Only weekend, Redo my Life Retreats, Couple Getaways, Caregivers Retreat, or Winter Getaways. Activities are customized to match the participant’s needs. Your company, your retreat – we can customize to meet your team’s needs. Corporate and business retreats focus on: Relators Review 101, Relators Tricks of the Trade, Executive Power Up – Power Down Retreat, Team Adventures, Business Skills in Review, and Executive Escapes. Top trendsetters, skilled experts, and noted speakers frequently travel to Camp Bliss to share their expertise – check out our upcoming retreats for additional information.


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