Camp Benedict: Life-Changing Program Changes Over 25 years

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Camp BenedictFor 66 years, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota's Camp Knutson outside of Crosslake has been known for its charitable camps for children and families in special circumstances. From heart conditions, skin conditions, autism and Down syndrome, Camp Knutson is a special place for campers to congregate for a fun time.

One such camp, Camp Benedict, is particularly special because of how it has changed in the past 25 years.

Camp Benedict, which was held the first week in June, serves people impacted by or suffering from HIV and AIDS, along with their families. Though it was founded 25 years ago, it is still the only free camp that serves families and adults impacted by HIV and AIDS.

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