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 cost 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 4 people; bedroom, loft and sleeper sofas. Huge deck overlooks Lake Three.

Glamping Cabins

Each Glamping Cabin is a dream of a tiny cabin. There is a queen sofa sleeper with loft for storage with new luxury outdoor bathroom newly completed with a tiled shower and kitchen just 100 feet away!

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

Hiking

Camp Bliss Retreats

Retreats

Camp Bliss Fishing

Fishing

Camp Bliss Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions

Upcoming Events

Event Information:

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    2020
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    Nov
    2020

    Guns & Goods Raffle

    4:30 pmLearn More

    2020 Guns and Goods Raffle - Saturday, September 26th, 2020

     

    Scroll down for the list of winners!  All winners are being called, if you don't receive a call contact us at (320) 529-9000 press 0.

     

     
     

        

     

    The cost to send 1 Veteran to Camp Bliss for a weekend retreat is $600, which includes lodging and all meals. Because of donations/sales from our 2019 Guns and Goods Raffle, we are able to supplement $525 per Veteran, up to 50 Veterans or Person with Disabilities. 

    2020 Gun list:


    1 Henry Lever action 22 LR - Teddy Fahnhorst
    2 Ruger 10/22 W/Scope - Pat Gorman
    3 Ruger Precision 22 IR - Carol Schulte
    4 Savage Axis II W/Scope 30-06 - Sarah Wilson
    5 Remington 783 30-06 W/Scope - Thomas Strobel
    6 Remington 870 Express 12 ga - Jesse Godzala
    7 Taurus G2C 9mm - John Muller
    8 Winchester SXP Camo 12 ga - Shannon Shraut
    9 Marlin Model 60 Wood - Mary Touve
    10 Ruger 10/22 W/Scope - Lynn Mischke
    11 Stoeger Condor O/U 20 ga - Michele Pelka
    12 Henry Lever action 22 LR - Robert Oberg
    13 Kel Tec PMR 30 22 Mag - Randy Craft
    14 Remington 870 Express 12 ga - Dave Ingalsbe
    15 Smith and Wesson SD9VE 9mm - Brian Jendro
    16 Taurus G2C 9mm - Brenda Hoffman
    17 Henry Lever action 22 LR - Diane Smith
    18 Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 IR - Ron Warnert
    19 Benelli Nova Camo 12 ga - Danya Rice
    20 Smith and Wesson shield 9 mm - Eric Licht
    21 Henry Lever action 22 LR - Jeff Verkinnes
    22 Ruger 10/22 W/Scope - Gina Kraus
    23 Remington 870 Express 12 ga - Kurt Marthaler
    24 Marlin Model 60 Wood - Alex Coulter
    25 Stoeger Condor O/U 12 ga - Brian Braun
    26 Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 IR - Alliance Building Corp
    27 Remington 870 Express 20 ga - Jon Holthusen
    28 Beretta A 300 Outlander Syn. 12 ga - Nathan Ferguson
    29 Smith and Wesson M&P 223 - John Brichacek
    30 Savage 93R17 W/Scope 17 HMR - Paul Mitchell
    31 Mossberg 20 ga combo - John Muller
    32 Ruger 10/22 W/Scope - Denny Vonnahme
    33 Savage A17 17 HMR W/Scope - Ben Kunkel
    34 Mossberg 20 ga combo - Chuck Verhaagh
    35 Savage Axis II W/Scope 30-06 - Adam Loch
    36 Ruger SR22 22LR - Mary Touve
    37 Remington 783 270 W/Scope - Richard Loscheider
    38 Bond Arms Snake Slayer 410/45lc - Kirby Swanson
    39 Benelli Nova 12 ga - Jim Linn & Tom Z
    40 Marlin Model 60 Wood - Troy Cichon
    41 Savage 93R17 W/Scope 17 HMR - Kurt Marthaler
    42 Remington 783 30-06 W/Scope - Randy Yaeger
    43 Benelli Nova Camo 12 ga - Jack Pearson 
    44 Benelli Nova 12 ga - Kayla Klein
    45 Taurus G2C 9mm - Brian Eiynck
    46 Ruger 10/22 W/Scope - Odor Eliminators
    47 Stoeger Condor O/U 12 ga - Dave Trobec
    48 Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 IR - Travis Anderson
    49 Henry Lever action 22 LR - Nancy Kollmann
    50 Henry Golden Boy - Trevor Gust
    51 Franchi Affinity 3 20 ga - Kurt Durrwachter
    52 Marlin Model 60 Wood - Jason Ferche
    53 Ruger SR22 22LR - Tina Holthusen
    54 Ruger 10/22 W/Scope - Jeanne Sopcinski
    55 Savage 93R17 W/Scope 17 HMR - Scott Montour
    56 Kel Tec PMR 30 22 Mag - Roger Varilek
    57 Henry Golden Boy - Tou Vang
    58 Remington 783 270 W/Scope - Nate Landwehr
    59 Stoeger Condor O/U 12 ga - Sherry Gulbranson
    60 Smith and Wesson shield 9 mm - Jon Pearson 
    61 Ruger SR22 22LR - Charity/Joe Kuperus
    62 Taurus G2C 9mm - Todd Case
    63 Kel Tec PMR 30 22 Mag - Paul Alvarez
    64 Remington 870 Express 12 ga - Dave Nilson 
    65 Benelli Nova 12 ga - Angie Handeland
    66 Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 IR - Dean Mitchell
    67 DPMS Oracle 223 - Clara OBrien
    68 Mossberg 20 ga combo - Vicki Wogan
    69 Savage Axis II W/Scope 30-06 - Jamie Curtis
    70 Smith and Wesson SD9VE 9mm - Connie Powell
    71 Stoeger Condor O/U 20 ga - Jesse Nelson
    72 Savage 220 slug gun 20 ga - Chantz Axelson
    73 Taurus G2C 9mm - Nicole Holthaus
    74 Savage 93R17 W/Scope 17 HMR - Bev Wenz
    75 Taurus G2C 9mm - Duke Jarnot
    76 Remington 870 Express 12 ga - Laura McLaughlan
    77 Winchester SX4 hybrid 12 Ga - Ed Atanasoff
    78 Kel Tec PMR 30 22 Mag - Jackie Gertken
    79 Smith and Wesson SD9VE 9mm - Luke Ferkinhoff
    80 Remington 870 Express 20 ga - Peter Mehr
    81 Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 IR - Ben Dockendorf
    82 Marlin Model 60 Wood - Kayla Klein
    83 Henry Golden Boy - Tracy Clark
    84 Smith and Wesson SD9VE 9mm - Kyle Nystrom
    85 Remington 870 Express 20 ga - Jeff Verkinnes
    86 Mossberg 20 ga combo - Dylan Roth
    87 Savage 220 slug gun 20 ga - Jason Oxley
    88 Marlin Model 60 Wood - Joe Westerlind
    89 Remington 870 Express 20 ga - Dave Nilson
    90 Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 IR - Koop
    91 Savage Axis II W/Scope 30-06 - Vincent Marstein
    92 Stoeger Condor O/U 20 ga - Kevin Lundquist
    93 Remington 783 30-06 W/Scope - Julie Smith
    94 Savage 93R17 W/Scope 17 HMR - Megan Johnson
    95 Remington 783 270 W/Scope - Joe Przybilla
    96 Benelli Nova 12 ga - Chris Lundorf
    97 Remington 870 Express 20 ga - John Fischer
    98 Tikka T-3 Stainless 270 Win - Paul Wippler
    99 Kel Tec PMR 30 22 Mag - Eric Licht
    100 Benelli Nova Camo 12 ga - Paul Radeke

    Rules and Regulations:

    Steak Dinner ($13), meat raffles and 50/50 raffles will start at 4:30 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.
    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.

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, Glamping Cabins, 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 or Girls Only weekend – check out our upcoming retreats for additional information.


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