Click on any of the events below for more information. 

All our Getaways & Retreats are alcohol free.

  • Fri
    09
    Sep
    2022
    Sun
    11
    Sep
    2022
    12:00 pmLearn More

    September 9-11, 2022

    Filled - Please call 320-281-2016 for cancellations and waitlist

     

    THIS RETREAT IS FULL – please contact Lori at 320-281-2016 or lorio@independentlifestyles.org to see if there are openings due to cancellations.

     

    We appreciate the women who have served our country! Join us to relax, reflect, rejuvenate and connect with other female Veterans.  Get the special treatment you deserve. Enjoy the beauty of the north woods, learn new ways to unwind and how to enhance your self-care.  All our Getaways & Retreats are alcohol free. 

    Massages are offered for $70.00 per 1 hour and must be booked in advance.

    Cost is $75.00 per person for the weekend and includes lodging and meals.

    We need to receive your registration by Friday, August 5 , 2022.  Limit of 10 people.

     

    Registration Form & Flyer              Submit Payment

     
  • Fri
    23
    Sep
    2022
    Sun
    25
    Sep
    2022
    12:00 pmLearn More

    September 23-25, 2022

     

    Our goal is to open up the great outdoors for people through the world of fishing!  This retreat welcomes anyone with any type of disability.  We will cover COVID topics on wellness and recovery, increase socialization, improving mental health and learn new ways to stay connected during the COVID-19 Recovery!

    The total cost for the weekend is $75, if you bring your own the PCA, there’s an additional charge of $50, and the PCA will need to register separately for this retreat.

    This retreat includes: lodging, all meals, beverages, class materials and fishing supplies.

    What to bring: weather appropriate clothing, medications, blanket, pillow, towels, personal water bottle and anything else you will need for the weekend.  You must have your fishing license to fish.

    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 charge of $15.  Otherwise you are responsible for your own transportation.

    We need to receive your registration by Friday, August 19, 2022.  

    Check in - Friday, 4:00pm
    Check out - Sunday, 10:00am
    10 people maximum including PCA's

     

    Printable Flyer and Registration Forms            Submit Payment

     
  • Fri
    30
    Sep
    2022
    Sun
    02
    Oct
    2022
    12:00 pmLearn More

    September 30 - October 2, 2022

     

    You will be welcomed into the serene and supportive setting at Camp Bliss. Come and experience an amazing weekend of healing, relaxation, and learning. We want you to escape the pressures of home and focus on renewing your relationship and have fun in the process. We will have time to enjoy the beauty of 48 acres of incredible pine and hardwood forest in a breathtaking north woods setting on three lakes!  All our Getaways & Retreats are alcohol free. 

    Cost is $75.00 per person for the weekend and includes lodging and meals.

    We need to receive your registration by Friday, August 26, 2022.  Limit of 10 people.

     

    Printable Flyer and Registration Forms         Submit Payment

     
  • Fri
    21
    Oct
    2022
    Sun
    23
    Oct
    2022
    12:00 pmLearn More

    October 21-23, 2022

     

    You will be welcomed into the serene and supportive setting at Camp Bliss. Come and experience an amazing weekend of healing, relaxation, and scenery. We will spend evenings around the camp fire, building camaraderie, watching the wood burn and listening to the noises of the fire and nature. You will enjoy the beauty of 48 acres of incredible pine and hardwood forest in a breathtaking north woods setting on three lakes!  All our Getaways & Retreats are alcohol free.

    Cost is $75.00 per person and includes lodging and meals.

    We need to receive your registration by Friday, September 16, 2022.  Limit of 10 people.

    Registration Form & Flyer              Submit Payment

     
  • Fri
    04
    Nov
    2022
    Sun
    06
    Nov
    2022
    12:00 pmLearn More

    November 4-6, 2022

     

    Come and learn new ways to socialize, improve your skills, and learn how to take great care of yourself! This retreat welcomes anyone with any type of disability.  We will cover COVID topics on wellness and recovery, increase socialization, improving mental health and learn new ways to stay connected during the COVID-19 Recovery!

    The total cost for the weekend is $75, if you bring your own the PCA, there’s an additional charge of $50, and the PCA will need to register separately for this retreat.

    This retreat includes: lodging, all meals, beverages, and class materials.

    What to bring: weather appropriate clothing, medications, blanket, pillow, towels, personal water bottle and anything else you will need for the weekend. 

    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 charge of $15.  Otherwise you are responsible for your own transportation.

    We need to receive your registration by Friday, September 30 , 2022.  

    Check in - Friday, 4:00pm
    Check out - Sunday, 10:00am
    10 people maximum including PCA's

     

    Printable Flyer and Registration Forms             Submit Payment

     
  • Fri
    11
    Nov
    2022
    Sun
    13
    Nov
    2022
    12:00 pmLearn More

    November 11-13, 2022

     

    We appreciate the women who have served our country! Join us to relax, reflect, rejuvenate and connect with other female Veterans.  Get the special treatment you deserve. Enjoy the beauty of the north woods, learn new ways to unwind and how to enhance your self-care.  All our Getaways & Retreats are alcohol free.

    Massages are offered for $70.00 per 1 hour and must be booked in advance.

    Cost is $75.00 per person for the weekend and includes lodging and meals.

    We need to receive your registration by Friday, October 7, 2022.  Limit of 10 people.

     

    Registration Form & Flyer              Submit Payment

     
  • Sat
    23
    Sep
    2023
    7:30 pmLearn More

    2022 Guns and Goods Raffle

    Friday, September 23rd

    Raffle Tickets can be purchased at our Sauk Rapids office, or you can call 320-529-9000.

2022 Upcoming Camp Bliss Retreats for Veterans, Law Enforcement and People with Disabilities!

*Dates are Subject to Change*

All our Getaways & Retreats are alcohol free.

*Flyers and Registrations are coming soon*

 

January 7-9, 2022: Disabled Retirees Getaway (Filled)

January 14-16, 2022:  Veterans Ice Fishing Tournament Getaway (Filled)

January 21-23, 2022: Ice Fishing for All with Disabilities 

February 4-6, 2022: Marines Ice Fishing Getaway (Filled)

February 11-13, 2022: Veterans & Spouses R & R Getaway

March 25-27, 2022: Female Warriors Getaway

April 1-3, 2022: Retired Law Enforcement Getaway (Filled)

April 8-10, 2022: Wellness and Socialization for Women with Disabilities 

April 29 – May 1, 2022: Advocates Retreat

May 13-15, 2022: Fishing for All with Disabilities 

May 20-22, 2022: Veterans Turkey Hunt Getaway

May 20-22, 2022: Veterans & Spouses R & R Getaway

June 3-5, 2022: Veteran Warriors & Spouses Getaway (Filled) Please call 320-281-2016 in case of cancellations or waitlist.

June 10-12, 2022: Veterans Fishing Tournament Getaway

September 9-11, 2022: DAV Female Veterans Getaway (Filled) Please call 320-281-2016 in case of cancellations or waitlist.

September 23-25, 2022: Fishing Getaway for Men with Disabilities 

September 30 – October 2, 2022: Veterans & Spouses R & R Getaway

October 21-23, 2022: Male Veterans R & R Getaway

November 4-6, 2022: Wellness and Socialization for Women with Disabilities 

November 11-13, 2022: Female Warriors Getaway