Friday, July 31, 2015

Campers love to messages during the week.

E-mail is printed and delivered with the letters and packages during dinner.

Letters and packages can be sent to:
c/o Camp Heartland (Camper's Name)
26001 Heinz Road
Willow River, MN 55795

Send e-mail to:
put the camper's name in the subject

  • Camp is a peanut and nut free space, 
  • Food is not allowed in the cabins
(staff likes to receive mail too)

Thursday, July 30, 2015


The excitement is building.  Camp is close!  Are you ready?  I am still working on it; doing a little bit at a time.  The staff will be heading up on Saturday to get everything ready.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Traffic and Road Construction

You may want to check the traffic and road conditions before heading to camp.  A good source of information is  If you choose the full featured map, you can enter your starting location and Willow River, MN to get a summary of possible travel 'complications'.  They even have mobile apps for Apple and Android.

For example:

Eden Prairie to Willow River
US 212 eastbound: Entrance ramp closed.
near Edina
US 212 in both directions: Roadway reduced to one lane.
near Edina
I-35W northbound: Roadway reduced to one lane.
between New Brighton and Arden Hills
I-35W: Bridge construction.
in Arden Hills
--- Starts Tomorrow at 10:30 AM ---
I-35W northbound: Right lane closed.
near Lino Lakes
I-35: Roadway reduced to one lane.
between 1 mile north of the Pine City area and Hinkley