• The Boy Featured

    The Boy Who Stood Tall

    Life Change is Happening at Hume Lake Leadership has many definitions. Some writers, such as John Maxwell, have defined leadership simply as influence. To the degree influence defines leadership, it is clear that  a new leader stood tall at Hume Lake Christian Camps this March. Ponderosa Chapel was full of guys excited to come to […]

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  • Ponderosa Stage

    Aye Aye Cap’n!

    Trusting the Captain in All Things In the early weeks of September our program team went into a cabin at Hume and got on our knees asking God for direction for the summer 2015 theme. We all came out feeling very passionate about looking at the life of Peter. When studying the life of Peter, […]

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  • Hume Lake

    “But my Child is Unique!”

    Estate Planning for Your Children and Your Values One benefit of my job is getting to sit down at kitchen tables with families as they share their blessings and concerns. I have noticed while reviewing estate planning documents that well over 95% do not address a family’s Christian values nor the specific issues their children […]

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  • Exposing Missions

    Exposing Campers to International Missions

    Harvest India Our hope at Hume is that each person coming into contact with this global ministry will devote their lives in service to our Lord Jesus at home and abroad. One of the ways we try to achieve this mission is through focusing on an international ministry each summer in hopes to expose students […]

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  • OE Class

    Love for Creation. Passion for the Creator.

    God’s Life-Transforming Work Through Outdoor Education I am always amazed and humbled to see the Holy Spirit do His life-transforming work in the lives of the students in our Outdoor Education program. We have the special privilege of taking students away from their normal day-to-day routine in their classrooms, and bring them out amongst God’s […]

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  • Trees affected by Tree Beetles

    Bark Beetles and the Trees of Hume Lake

    Protecting Our Trees You may have noticed an abundance of brown pine trees littering the hillsides as you ascend to Hume Lake. Although this makes for unique and artistic pictures, the reality is that those trees have died, and will never live again. This is largely the impact of drought driven bark beetles. Bark beetles […]

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  • Dam Restoration Featured

    Behind the Scenes: Hume Lake Dam Restoration

    Fall 2015 The United States Forest Service received the funding to drain Hume Lake for needed work on the dam this fall to insure that the historical, but still functioning, Hume Lake Dam continues to provide recreational opportunities well into the future. Little has changed from the look of the dam since its construction in […]

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  • Lake Front

    Pointman Leadership Institute

    Developing Trustworthy Leaders Worldwide Pointman Leadership Institute (PLI) recognized 20 years of God’s faithfulness in 2014. PLI continues to be a unique ministry under the guidance of Hume Lake Christian Camps (HLCC). PLI is represented by committee members who are direct liaisons to the HLCC Board of Directors. In 2014 PLI instructors provided 59 seminars […]

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    It Would be Great to Have an Awakening

    A DNA of Big Faith He spent the last day of his life standing on top of a barrel. George Whitefield was an evangelist with a red hot passion for the lost. He was born in Gloucester, England in 1714 and became a key figure of the Great Awakening. During his lifetime, he made the […]

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    Encountering God

    Learn. Remember. Live. Some of my most memorable experiences as a youth were the times I spent at Hume Lake. I looked forward to playing broom hockey in order to defend our championship title, playing kajabe can-can, getting a milkshake at the Snack Shop, maybe meeting a pretty girl (now that I had that champion […]

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