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Camps in Minnesota and far western Wisconsin

It may be a little early to start thinking about summer, but it’s not too early to start thinking about summer camps. The Star Tribune is accepting submissions for our annual Summer Camp Guide. To be considered for this free listing of camps in Minnesota and far western Wisconsin, fill out the form. To be included in the guide, camps must meet at least three consecutive days and for at least three hours per day. Deadline for submission is 5 p.m. Feb. 3. Please limit submissions to one per organization. The camp guide will be published Feb. 27.


Join Butch, Bill, Brian and Joe on a summer vacation at Camp Abenaki. Four boys that meet on the first day of summer camp and in the days that follow, they become friends. Together, they will discover strength, encounter challenges, endure loss, build trust, and open their hearts. In this moving novel, author Jack Hall traces their unforgettable journey—full of tests and trials—as four boys discover the important bond that will last a lifetime.

Summer Camp Abenaki

In a journey of camp 4 friendsfriendship, the four friends grow closer and become an inseparable group known at camp as the 4 Friends. Jack Hall tells this story that spans the summer vacation, 4 Friends stick together as a vibrant group of characters and learn to manage the challenges we face in life. Sometimes we get that lucky and have friends forever by our side going through live. This book uses a fictive location called Camp Abenaki.

The story of the 4 Friends is all about trusting, building and growing their friendship. Learning to work together as a team and mastering challenges together to achieve high goals. Learning that everybody has some-thing different to give that is unique and, in the end, building a bond that is as strong as the mountains, lakes and forest surrounding Camp Abenaki.

A bond that will last a lifetime, and continue to grow even after the memory of the summer camp are slowly fading. Our 4 Friends are making plans for the future. And this new view of the future has become assuring through that friendship. A plan that is born out of the knowledge that together they can achieve so much. Problems of the future that they have to face are no longer daunting as our 4 Friends have learned that with friendship they can meet any challenge.

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