June 5 - 8, 2023
Message from the Camp Benedict Board: We are so excited about Camp Benedict 2023! For those interested please be sure to fill out full applications and medical requirements and send in before May 1st to be reviewed by our Board.
Rob Andrews- Mendoza, Sheila DeChantal, Tom Straley, and Farrah Mckinney
Camp Benedict is an educational/recreational week-long family camp that is provided free for families that are infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. Located in beautiful Crosslake Minnesota, Camp Benedict offers support and education for the entire family. Recreation time includes horseback riding, pontoon rides, beach, crafts, or just relaxing on one of the sunny decks with a good book.
We strive to improve the quality of life for households who are infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. We are equal in our abilities and value we deserve Honesty, Respect, Acceptance, Empowerment, and Unconditional Love.
The camp is located on the grounds of Camp Knutson (host camp). The address is 11169 Whitefish Ave, Crosslake, MN 56442. Note - this is not the address you send applications and info to nor is this where you call for Camp information. Please use our mailing address and contact information found on the application form.
From the creators of Face Off HIV, this is the story of Connie Statz and her experience of how living with HIV changed her life. After discovering her disease, Connie knew that this was a moment to continue living and to create her own voice. Connie is the founder of Camp Benedict, a camp where people living with HIV/AIDs can come together for a week every year. Face Off HIV members Richard Louprasong and Keith Pederson take a journey into the experience of Camp Benedict.
A film by Richard Louprasong
Camp Benedict is a non profit 501c3 camp that is funded 100% by generous donors such as you!