Projects for Hume in 2017 Last year I had the opportunity to join several other Christian camp directors and attend a performance of Cirque du Soleil. We were able to spend several hours on a “behind the scenes” tour of all the moving parts that made the performance shine. It was amazing! We met professional […]

A Backstage Pass

Winter Camp 2017

March 31, 2017

Getting the Biggest “Bang” for Your Buck

March 31, 2017

Avoid Tax on Your IRA Distributions This past December, several Hume friends took advantage of a law that allows you to avoid taxation of your IRA distributions when given to a charity. This provision, called the “IRA Charitable Rollover,” allows you to avoid the income tax while making available up to 100% of those IRA […]

Republica Dominicana

March 31, 2017

JWI Serves in the Dominican Republic Estamos en la Republica Dominicana! Well…not anymore… The Joshua Wilderness Institute just returned from a remarkable experience on the island of Hispaniola—3,124 miles (as the crow flies) from Los Angeles, California. With seven staff, and 49 students in tow, we embarked on our 14-day journey to the eastern side […]

Dead Trees & Volunteer Opportunities

March 31, 2017

We Need Your Help! On behalf of Hume Lake Christian Camps, THANK YOU! We are so thankful for all your help and support last year with the daunting task of managing the volume of dead trees here at camp. We accomplished a TON with the 200 volunteers who worked during our volunteer clean-up weekends and […]

Latest Posts

  • ‘Firsts’ at Hume New England

    Written by John & Lisa Szablowski One of the great joys of working at Hume New England is the pleasure and privilege of experiencing many ‘firsts.’ As the camp gains momentum and grows, our staff is creating, participating in, and witnessing these ‘firsts.’ Some are long in planning and anticipated, some are monumental and even […]

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  • Behind the Scenes: Medical Response

    Ready To Help Those in Need Due to our remote location and subsequent distance to the nearest emergency room, Hume Lake Christian Camps developed an emergency medical services team years ago to tend to the well-being of our guests. Originally, this involved one or two EMTs and a couple of first responders. Today, these services […]

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  • A Life-Changing Place: Remembering Tim LaHaye

    Last year Hume Lake Christian Camps lost a special friend in the passing of Tim LaHaye. Tim and Beverly have had a longtime connection with this ministry and we are the better for it. I had the privilege, along with hundreds of others, to celebrate Tim’s life at his memorial service last August. More recently, […]

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  • Join Us in Hawaii

    Since 2009 Hume has been running camp in Hawaii and we have seen God work in powerful ways. This summer we will be running camp for over 200 kids on the north shore of Oahu as well as the island of Kauai. We are looking to assemble a dedicated team to help us run camp. The […]

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  • Welcome New Chief Development Officer

    John & Lyn Boal I am excited to introduce and welcome John Boal who is joining us to lead our Hume Development team as our new Chief Development Officer. John and his wife, Lyn, come to us from Texas, where John had been the Vice President of Advancement at College of Biblical Studies in Houston […]

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  • Hume – Beyond the Lake

    Ministry Around the World At Hume Lake Christian Camps, we have a chance to do ministry far beyond the shores of the beautiful lake in the mountains of the Sequoia National Forest. These days it is common for our guests to be sitting under a palm tree, ponderosa pine, maple tree, or even a cactus […]

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  • Fall at Hume New England

    Colorful Trees & Bright Memories One of the most striking scenes in New England is the vivid display of fall color. Ignoring the scientific explanation for this phenomenon I simply find myself in awe. Each day a new tree would catch my eye and compel me to capture the beauty in a photograph. I don’t […]

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  • God’s Plans are Bigger

    HNE Welcomes New Team Members Wow, God is amazing! We are humbled and joyful that He would call us here to Massachusetts to be a part of this incredible ministry and beautiful camp.   While a pastor at The Bridge Bible Church in Bakersfield, Lisa and I made many trips up the mountain to Hume […]

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  • Behind the Scenes: Snow Removal

    Keeping Roads & Walkways Clear For those of us who navigate the roads to enjoy Hume in the winter, we owe much to the Maintenance Team that works to keep the roads clear and safe during and after the snowstorms. By the way, we are counting on many of those this winter season. Hume has […]

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  • New Year’s Resolutions

    Things to Consider When Updating Your Documents As we enter in a new year, many have expressed the goal of putting together a will or trust, or just updating an existing one to reflect current circumstances. I’ve put together the following simple checklist of items to include and consider.  The general rule of thumb to […]

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