Guest Groups

At the Lake

Whatever the world throws at you during this COVID season, we are ready to adapt and serve you. We are flexible and have the facilities and staff to meet your needs!

Be Our Guest!

We consider it our pleasure to have you visit us for your next retreat. Our warm and friendly staff, quality facilities and pristine 365-acre property makes Hume the perfect location for your next church or group retreat. We will walk through the entire planning process with you to help design the perfect experience for your group. Hospitality is a hallmark of our ministry.

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Why Hume?

Hume is ideal for accommodating groups of many sizes. Our grounds and facilities are tucked away in the heart of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, situated at 5200 ft. in elevation. A perfect location to relax, replenish, retreat and reconnect.


Our experienced and committed staff are here to manage all of the logistics for you. We offer an array of excellent amenities: delicious meals, comfortable lodging, quality meeting venues, and engaging activities for your group. Let us help you plan the perfect retreat to fit your needs. We take care of the details so that you can focus on God and enjoy your time away.

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  • FAQ
  • Lodging
  • Meeting Venues
  • Dining Venues
  • Activities

Some older mapping services will suggest you take the 245. It is a curvy, winding road that will take you at least an additional hour. DO NOT take 245!

We provide:

Dinner the first day of the retreat

All meals each full day of the retreat

Breakfast and lunch the last day of the retreat

We do not offer free guest WiFi at this point in time. We do offer Internet for a fee; however, the speeds here are not fast. Purchase at your own risk.

Hume Ministries is a non-denominational, non-profit organization.

We can accommodate groups of up to 1500 guests, depending on the season. The minimum group size we accommodate is 50, but we are always open to discussing a smaller group on a case-by-case basis.

Hume Ministries is known for it’s programmed camps and retreats. We provide the program (speakers, worship, lead all meetings), activities (including recreation games), meals, and lodging.

For guest groups, we provide meals, lodging and facilities and let you plan the programming and schedule. Activities are provided for additional fees.

We will only offer a 100% refund for cancellations directly related to COVID-19 infection.

From rustic cabins to beautiful deluxe lodges, we’ve got just what you need!

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Deluxe lodges

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Standard Lodges

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Economy Lodges


Self-provided housing is for those who do not need Hume housing for their stay but have instead arranged their own lodging at privately-owned cabins in the area.

We have several meeting venues of various sizes to accommodate your needs!

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Ponderosa Chapel

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Meadow Ranch Chapel

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Memorial Chapel

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Cedar Chapel

We have several dining venues of various sizes to accommodate your needs!

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Ponderosa Dining

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Cedar Hall Dining

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Pine Tree Dining

Here at Hume, we absolutely love activities of all kinds. Scaling cliffs, jumping from trees, shooting stuff, driving wild roads, exploring mountains, and of course sport competition—the list is long and FUN.

*Activities subject to weather conditions and availability. Certain activities are subject to age and weight restrictions. Please call or email for more details.

High Ropes Course

Push the Limits



Tag (Hard), You’re It

(Minimum age: 12 Years Old)
Includes full hopper of paint
$5 per extra 100
(20 person minimum)

Boathouse Rentals

Boating and Biking

Bikes – $10/Hour
CAnoes, Kayaks – $10/HOUR
Paddle boards, Rowboats – $10/Hour
Boats w/Motor (fishing only) – $15/Hour

.22 Rifles


$5 for 10 Shots
(10 Person Minimum)



$5 for 10 Shots
(10 Person Minimum)

Climbing Spire

Send It

$50/Hour Per Group
(No Minimum)

Giant Swing


$5 Per Jump
(10 Person Minimum)

Hatchet Throwing

Chuck A Few

$25/Hour Per Group
(No Minimum)

The Plunge

DROP OFF into Oblivion

(10 Person Minimum)

Archery/Archery Tag

Channel Your Robin Hood

$10/Person per hour
10 Person Minimum
Available on weekends

The Ark

Indoor Sports Arena

$100/Hour Per group
up to 100 Per Group
Add $50 For Each Additional 200

Outdoor Pools

Cool and Refreshing

$100/Hour/Pool Per Group


Mechanical Buffalo

$100/GRoup First Hour
$60 Each Additional Hour

Disc Golf Rental

18-Hole Course

($10 Deposit per disc)

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Please contact Jeremiah Nadeau // // (559) 305-7629

Please contact Jeremiah Nadeau // (559) 305-7629

Please contact Jeremiah Nadeau (559) 305-7629