Gold Star Family Weekend, Inc.

August 28-30, 2015  
All events to be held at Camp Ripley - Watch this website for details!
Welcome:  Gold Star Families


Weekend starts soon!

Safe travels to all of our families! 

In recognition of our Military Fallen Heroes from all wars and their families, the Gold Star Family Weekend, Inc. is honored to invite families of our Military fallen heroes to a weekend of camaraderie, fun, and sharing. 

We invite families of military fallen from all wars (Iraq, Afghanistan, Desert Storm, Vietnam, Korea, WWII
and the conflicts in-between) to be our guests for an amazing weekend planned exclusively for you and your family 
at Camp Ripley near Little Falls, Minnesota.

Camp Ripley is a 53,000 acre regional training facility for our military, federal, state, local and civilian communities.  Camp Ripley relies on its expertise in environmental stewardship to maintain its training resources.  The staff at Camp Ripley have opened their gates to our families for this special weekend.




Community support of this event is greatly appreciated.  Please consider making a donation in honor of a fallen hero or in support of their family.

Donations for this event are tax
deductable and may be made
payable to and mailed to:

Gold Star Family Weekend, Inc.
17149 Notre Dame Street NE
Columbus, MN 55025

 Questions, email

IRS 501(c)(3) EIN 45-3710252

EST Training Simulator


Gold Star Family Weekend, Inc. is made up of patriotic Americans who have joined forces to honor, share, remember, and celebrate the heroism and lives of our military fallen heroes by bringing together their families for Gold Star Family Weekend events.

 Lunch and a smile!

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