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Summer Camp at Hume Lake

Hume New England is designed to provide an epic, high-energy, life-changing program for youth groups of all sizes. They accomplish this not only through traditional programming (speakers, bands, campfires, and activities) but also through creative themes, full-production films, stage theatrics, innovative recreation, and dynamic worship.

Dates
Middle School grades 6th–8th: June 21–26
High School grades 9th to 12th: July 19–24
(grades for 2020–2021 school year)

Cost
Regular Price: $550

Deposit: $75
Early Bird Price: $500
Early Bird Dates: Feb 3–March 31

Price includes transportation, lodging, meals, a custom t-shirt, endless amount of fun, and one high ropes token.

Additional Costs: climbing wall, paintball, snack bar, and craft shack
Climbing Wall: $5
Paintball: $15 for 1 full hopper plus 1 free refill, additional refills are $5

Recreation and Activities

Recreation
Throughout the week, teams compete to earn points during Hume’s high-energy recreation time each day. Students will compete together, memorize Bible verses, and work together in fun team-building activities like the famous belly flop competition and Spirit Day!

Spirit Day
During Thursday morning recreation, we will kick it back to the old school days of relay races with insane amounts of fun and high energy. It’s the day in the week to dress up and go crazy with your Rec Team, so get together with your cabin, and figure out how you want to come dressed! The theme this year is “Denim on Denim.”

Free Time Activities
Each afternoon from 1–5 pm, students have a chance to hang out together, enjoy the beauty of the Hume property, and experience fun and free-time activities.

Free activities include canoeing and kayaking, fishing, swimming in the pool, tubing down a huge slip ‘n’ slide into the lake, gaga pit, archery, frisbee golf, ping pong, a huge chess board, lakeside nature trail, game room (pool table, ping pong, board games), and much more!

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What paperwork do I need to complete?

What should I bring to camp?
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Electronics and Cell Phones
Although we discourage bringing any electronic devices, they will be allowed for a portion of the drive to and from camp. All devices, including cell phones, will be collected before we arrive at camp and returned on the drive back home. Students may use their leader’s cell phone to call or text home as needed. Parents may also contact leaders at any time. Please know leaders will not always carry his/her phone during camp activities but will check for messages when able.

Leader Contacts
Ryan Pearce: Pastor of Student Ministry, MS/HS Leader (925) 577-0414
Taylor Lee: Associate Director of Student Ministry, MS/HS Leader (203) 313-3671

Sending Students Mail
Please send mail 5 days prior to desired delivery date to the following address:

Hume New England – Week of Camp (June 21–26 or July 19–24)
Camper Name – Renaissance Church
PO Box 156
Monterey, MA 01245

Transportation
DEPARTURE TO CAMP: We will meet at the Renaissance Church Parking Lot at 11:45 am on Monday. A nurse will collect health forms and pre-check our group to speed up camp check-in. We will depart by 12:30 pm and arrive at Hume around 3:30 pm for check-in. Dinner will be served at 5:30 pm. Please have your camper eat lunch before arriving at the Renaissance Church Parking Lot. Campers may pack nut-free snacks.

ARRIVAL BACK IN SPRINGFIELD: We will depart Hume on Saturday morning after breakfast around 9:00 am. We will arrive at the Ren Students Space between 12 and 12:30 pm. Campers will be asked to contact parents with a more precise arrival time as we get closer to Springfield.

Questions? Contact us at students@renchurch.com

Service Times:

Sundays (online)
Live: 9 & 11 am ET

More info: renchurch.com/online