Lodging and Travel

Madden's on Gull Lake

Details for 2017 coming soon!

Lodging Reservations

Lodging is not included in the price of registration for Design Camp®. Attendees are responsible for booking their own lodging. To experience the best of Design Camp, we strongly recommend staying on-site at Madden’s.

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• 2-Day Meal Plan Package

Package includes lodging and 6 meals, beginning with lunch Friday, ending with breakfast Sunday.
Note:  2-Bedroom Cabins require a minimum of 3 people to receive the multiple rate.  If there are only 2 people requesting a 2-Bedroom Cabin, each will be charged the single occupancy rate.  Very limited, call for availability. 


*When reserving your Multiple Occupancy Stay, below Billing Information, click “yes” on special requests and list the name of the person(s) with whom you wish to share your room.


• 2-Day Lodging Only Package

Lodging only package DOES NOT include meals. You may purchase individual meals a la carte before September 17, 2016. Please note that individual meal tickets will not be available for purchase at the event. 
Run Of The House Rooms
$300.64 per room
Luxury Rooms
$401.60 per room
2-Bedroom Cabins
*VERY limited, call for availability

• Individual Meals

If you are not staying on a meal package, you may purchase your meals a la carte. Please complete the form to reserve your space and for any meals you plan to participate in, including the Networking Dinner on Friday night.  A credit card will be required to complete the form.  Please pre-register for meals by September 17, 2016. Individual meal tickets will not be available for purchase at the event.

All packages also include lodging, use of beaches, swimming pools, saunas, whirlpools, fitness center and business center, service charge and Minnesota sales tax.

Madden’s Cancellation Policy

You are responsible for your entire stay, early departures or reservation reductions are not refundable.  Package payments are refundable minus a $25.00 cancellation fee if you cancel by September 3, 2016.  Any cancellations made after September 3, 2016 will not receive a refund (replacements are gladly accepted).  Reservations made after the deadline are non-refundable.

All lodging and meal reservations must be made with Madden’s. Please contact them at 800-642-5363 or reservations@maddens.com with questions.

Privacy Policy

Your registration constitutes permission to use photos and audio/video recordings taken of you at the event or program for promotional and educational purposes in connection with AIGA Minnesota programs and activities, in corresponding publications, in AIGA Minnesota’s archives, and on AIGA Minnesota’s websites and social media presences.


Email Elise Matheny, Design Camp Chair, at designcamp@aigaminnesota.org.

Directions From The Twin Cities

Madden’s on Gull Lake
11266 Pine Beach Peninsula
Brainerd, MN 56401

(800) 642-5363
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  1. Take I-94 West
  2. Take exit 178 and turn right on MN-24 North toward Clearwater
  3. Turn left on US-10 West
  4. Continue through St. Cloud and Little Falls and take a slight right on MN-371 North
  5. Stay on MN-371 through Baxter (not Brainerd)
  6. Turn left on Pine Beach Road.
  7. Turn right onto Pine Beach Peninsula.