Camp Courage



Courage Center conducts recreational summer programming for young people with various special needs at the 305-acre Camp Courage site, located approximately 50 miles west of the Twin Cities. A teen session serves boys and girls with a physical disability or a visual impairment, while a leadership week offers intensive leadership and life skills training for teens with a physical disability or a sensory impairment. A specialty week accommodates campers ages 7-14 who have a communication disorder. Also available is a half-week sampler session for first-time overnight campers.

General Info

Name Camp Courage
Location Maple Lake, MN
Year-round Contacts 866-520-0504
Program Focuses & Features Aquatics, Asperger's Syndrome, Asthma, Autism, Bicycle Tours, Blood Disorders, Cancer, Canoeing, Cerebral Palsy, Computers, Crafts, Deafness, Ecology, Environmental Science, Epilepsy, Farming, Learning Disabilities, Media, Photography, Physical Impairments, Riding, Sailing, Speech & Language Disorders, Swimming, Traumatic Brain Injury, Visual Impairments, Wilderness Camping
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 7 and up
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Tom Fogarty, Director
Residential Fee $500-950, ½-1 weeks.
Year Established 1955
Sponsor Courage Center
Dates & Sessions June-Aug; 19 sessions, ½-1 weeks long


Tom Fogarty, Director