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Camp of Champ                 2024 Registration is now availabile!

Centered on everything we do at camp is our mission:  Being committed to developing character and social skills for children  ages 11-18.


These 1-2 week long LIFE SKILLS camps are geared to focus on respect, boundaries, and appropriate behavior and our LITE "Leaders in Training Experience" sessions focus on leadership, advocacy & transition skills. The overnight camps build confidence and behavioral skills, using high energy activities, structured learning, and abundant team opportunities. The Camp of Champs is accredited with the American Camp Association. Youth build communication, trust, self-control, transition skills, teamwork, self-advocacy, and much more. Camp is an outdoor based, hands-on experience that allows children of all needs an opportunity to reach their potential. 


  • Customized Goal-Oriented Character Program

  • High Ropes Challenges & zip line

  • Swimming, Kayaking, & Canoeing

  • Teambuilding Games & Activities

  • Crafts & Campfires

  • Social Skills, Life Skills, and much more

  • Low Team Building Course

  • Independent Living Skills curriculum

  • Sensory Integrated Activities

  • Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports (PBIS)

Benefits of an ACA Accreditation

Additional Services

We are available year round to answer questions about behavior strategies, IEP & Due Process, or serve as a liason for parental support & resources. Our holistic approach teams parents, agencies, social workers, and family members. This approach allows the full impact from camp to be felt not only during camp but throughout the year. Informal assessment tools can be given and behavior plans tailored to your child can be created through Camp of Champs at no cost to you. Campers from a variety of backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Camp of Champs serves diverse populations of individuals who may or may not have special needs, have experienced out of home placement via foster care or adoption, or are working towards credit recovery and summer school. 

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Contact Us

Mailing address:            Camp of Champs

                                   24250 Shady Ridge Dr.
                                   Laporte, MN 56461


Physical Address             Camp of Champs

                                    13218 County Road 40

                                    Park Rapids, MN 56470

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