Experience Camp Knutson

Experience Camp Knutson

Campers getting ready to swim.


Camp Knutson is an adaptive and inclusive camp for youth and adults with developmental, medical and other identified needs. We partner with other organizations to host camps. Serving over 1,100 campers every year, we offer customized medical and program support to make it possible for each camper to fully participate.

Camp Knutson features:

  • Facilities that are fully accessible.
  • Medical support staff available 24/7.
  • Adaptive programming and recreational activities to meet the needs and skills of each camper.
  • Trained program support staff.


Our campers experience the opportunity to let their worries rest while they connect with others who share similar life experiences. Our intentional, nurturing camp culture inspires hope and gives our campers courage to embrace the future.

Friends walking in the woods.

Campers have opportunities to:

  • Build new friendships.
  • Learn to overcome adversity.
  • Increase their self-confidence.
  • Become more self-reliant.
  • Try new activities.
  • Gain greater understanding of their own strengths and talents.
  • Experience the acceptance of a supportive community.


Accommodations & Facilities

Our beautiful, lakeside campus is fully accessible and has modern, comfortable cabins.



Camp Knutson is a great place to make new friends and have fun. Our camp staff are trained to offer the right amount of support and accommodations needed to make sure each camper finds success and is able to participate at the level they’re comfortable with. We encourage campers to try activities that challenge them and help them learn about their strengths.


Health & Safety

The health and safety of our campers is a top priority at Camp Knutson. We anticipate and manage risks through our well-trained staff, focus on safe behaviors and offer on-site medical care.


Host Your Camp

Camp Knutson partners with other organizations to provide a safe and fun-filled camping experience for youth and adults with identified needs. We love to develop relationships with organizations who share a similar mission and passion for supporting those who have not typically been able to participate in camp activities.


Counselor and camper piggyback

Our Camp Staff

Our fun-loving, well-trained program staff supervise camp activities and help develop inclusive recreational plans for campers.


Preparing for Camp

Participants often adapt to camp experiences quickly when they know what to expect. To prepare for a comfortable transition, please review preparation information with your camper.


Upcoming Camps

Our upcoming camps include programs for individuals with autism, Down syndrome, heart disease, skin conditions, burn survivors and more.


Read about Anders' experiences at Camp KnutsonAnders and friends

"I want to thank you for making Camp Knutson the safe haven of joy it has been. Camp has been a place where I can let my worries about my health wash away and can be happy if I let myself be.” ~ Anders, former camper