Outdoor Education

Christian School Science Camp

5th through 8th Grade

Overview

The Hume Lake Outdoor Education program is a Christ-centered, hands-on learning experience that will instill in students a passion for Christ, a respect for His creation and an understanding of the world around them.

Nestled deep in the Sequoia National Forest with multiple bodies of water and a variety of terrains & ecosystems, Hume Lake is the perfect classroom environment in which students will experience God’s creation.

Each of our outdoor adventure classes are designed to reinforce the state science standards you are teaching, while embedding our core values. Our energetic instructors will engage your students and make the learning process both fun and memorable while continually pointing students back to the creator. Time spent in chapels feature dynamic worship music, and an evening challenge from God’s word by our speakers, who live out what they teach, and know how to communicate with 5th – 8th grade students.

Available Classes

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Climbing & Mountaineering

This class is a great faith-building activity and challenge where students will get to climb, learn about the history of the sport of mountaineering, and gain a better understanding of the safety equipment used for climbing.

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Entomology

In this class, we will take students into the world of insects. Students will learn what an insect is, how God has uniquely created them, and they will recognize the important role insects play in the ecosystem and to us as humans.

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Geology

In this class, students will learn about the structure of the earth and its layers, different types of rocks, the rock cycle, as well as how weathering and erosion affects the shaping and formations we see today.

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Meteorology

In this class students will have an opportunity to study earth’s atmosphere. We will look at everything from the power of the sun, water cycles, air pressure, and the impact of industry on the environment.

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Ornithology

In this class we will look at these creatures and how God made them for a purpose. We will focus on a select group of birds known as birds of prey (or raptors) and study these “tigers of the sky.”

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Riflery

In Riflery we will study the history of the rifle, how it has evolved, and the science behind rifling. The students will also learn proper gun safety, marksmanship and other shooting techniques while having the opportunity to put them into practice at our BB & Pellet Gun Range.

FAQ

IMPORTANT
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!

Bible, notebook, pencil, flashlight, sleeping bag, pillow, toiletries, warm and cool clothes, jacket, modest one-piece swimsuit (no tankinis), a towel for swimming and showering, a water bottle, $60 recommended spending money.

(Remember: Girls no bare midriffs or spaghetti straps; guys, no sagging.)

What Not to Bring
Drugs (unless prescribed by a doctor), alcohol, tobacco, fireworks, firearms, electronic devices.

Yes!

Here’s how you’ll need to address your letter/package:

OE/SE – School Name
Camper Name – Date of Camp
64144 Hume Lake Rd
Hume, CA 93628

For Example:
OE/SE – ABC123 School
Johnny Smith – October 9-13, 2017
64144 Hume Lake Rd
Hume, CA 93628

IMPORTANT: Please send five days prior to desired delivery date!

A Registered Nurse is around for each week of camp and there is a volunteer fire dept on-site with on-call EMT staff daily. There is a fully-stocked First Aid station with 24 hour access to counselors, and our registered nurse administers and ensures all daily medications are given to campers.

Please send any medications (including supplements) in the original container. Do not send common as needed medication like Tylenol & Ibuprofen as the infirmary has these available. Campers may only keep Epi pens and rescue inhalers with them. All other medications must be turned into the camp Nurse, and will be dispensed at each meal and before bedtime. A registered nurse will also be on-call to provide first aid.

Pricing and Registration

2018-19 School Year

October 8-12, 2018

5th-6th Grade

$290

per person

April 1-5, 2019

6th-8th Grade

$290

per person

April 8-12, 2019

5th-6th Grade

$290

per person

April 22-26, 2019

5th-6th Grade

$290

per person

Questions?

Please contact Wagon Master Chip // wmchip@hume.org // (559) 305-7706

Please contact Wagon Master Chip wmchip@hume.org // (559) 305-7706

Questions? Please contact Wagon Master Chip  wmchip@hume.org (559) 305-7706

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