fall retreat

WHEN: Friday, Aug. 30 - Monday, Sept. 2

WHERE: Hume Lake Christian Camp

WHO: college, post college, and young professionals (18-26 year olds)

BREAKAWAY Fall Retreat 2024: Refresh + Connect + Serve

Welcome to your next adventure – the BREAKAWAY Fall Retreat 2024 at Hume Lake, nestled in the breathtaking Sequoia National Park. This isn’t just any retreat; it’s a journey into the heart of Psalm 23, a weekend of discovering peace in green pastures and beside quiet waters, a time to refresh your soul with God, forge lasting friendships, and embrace His mission for our lives. Plus, it’s affordable – just $60 until June 30th for an all-inclusive experience. Don’t miss out – check out our early bird registration schedule below! Register now and secure your spot for this unforgettable journey.


Register by June 30


Register by July 31


Register by August 14

Looking for an unforgettable adventure that's both affordable and packed with value? Look no further than our Fall Retreat event! This 3-night, 4-day event is specially designed for young adults like you, and it's packed with experiences that you won't want to miss. From swimming in the lake to exploring the nearby national parks, there's no shortage of fun to be had. And with powerful worship sessions, teachings from God's Word, and time for deepening your relationships with others, you'll come away feeling both spiritually refreshed and personally rejuvenated. Best of all, you can take advantage of all these benefits for an incredibly low price. So what are you waiting for? Sign up now and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime!

Here are some frequently asked questions:

$60 till June 30th

$100 July 1-July31 

$150 Aug 1- Aug 14th

Registration closes Aug 26th

Click the “REGISTER NOW” button above.

  • Meals Friday night – Monday night
  • Night time snack + fire pits
  • Lake access
  • Boats
  • Beach cruisers
  • Sand volleyball
  • Pool access
  • High ropes course
  • And Fuel for drivers
  • Lake swimming, boating, sand volleyball, Sups
  • Pools, diving boards, deck, and coffee shop
  • High ropes course
  • Hiking 
  • Explore Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Park
  • Epic road trip (5.5 hours with 3 of your friends)
    • Cabin
    • Bed 
    • Shower
    • Walking the lake.

On Saturday, activities such as shopping, coffee, and snacks are available. The boat house, pool, and pond are open throughout the weekend with specific hours. On Sunday, the boat house, pool, pond, and ropes are open during specific hours. Monday morning features a final opportunity to use the pool and ropes course before the retreat ends.

Packing For a Weekend Away (Carry on Size Bag)
Days in the 80’s
Nights in the 40”

Sleeping Bag or Heavy Blanket

CLOTHING (nights are chilly, days are warm)
Warm Jacket/sweater
Bathing Suit/trunks (one piece for girls)
Closed toe shoes for serving/activities


Reusable Water bottle
Notebook + Writing Utensil
Phone Charger
Spending Cash/Card
Book for leisure reading
Board Game/Card Game
Hammock (optional)


Nestled in the middle of the Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon National Park at Hume Lake Christian Camp.

Hume Lake Christian Camps
64144 Humelake Road
Hume CA 93628

Bunk bed Cabin. Bathrooms + Sleeping accommodations Note: the beds include a mattress. You will need to bring a sleeping bag and pillow. Cabins will be separated by gender. Will will try to honor at least 1 of your requests for housing too.
We have partnered with Hume Lake to help with an event they are hosting on Saturday from 8-3 called the country fair. We will serve various jobs from running a ticket booth, to making sandwiches, running kids games to cleaning up. Its really fun and part of the experience to serve alongside people in this community. 
We will be serving on Saturday and some on Sunday, stay flexible and open. Not everyone will be serving at that same time. When you are not serving you are are free to enjoy all the location and camp has to offer.

Date + Time

Going to Hume:
Leaving Eastside Property.
Check in: 7:30 am Aug 30th Eastside Anaheim
Leaving: 8:35 am Aug 30th From Eastside Anaheim

The retreat runs for 3 nights and 4 days. Arrival and check-in are on Friday morning. Saturday is the day for serving, with free time activities in the morning and evening. Sunday is the Sabbath day, with meetings and free time activities. Monday is the day for baptisms and fun. The retreat ends on Monday evening.

286 miles one way about a 5-6 hour drive (might be a bit longer since its labor day weekend).

Yes, and if you’re willing to be a driver for others we will cover your gas.

There will be a driver meeting in early Aug to discuss and answer questions. Each driver will need to provide proof of insurance, a clean driving record, and  fill out our driver waiver. Drivers also are asked to arrive at check-in at 7:30am.

Great question, we will have info meetings before we go where we will help you meet a few more people, we also will place you in a car for traveling which will give you time to meet someone new. 

We love to help people stay with people they know. When you register place the names of people you know are coming, or who you invited to sign up. We will try our best to honor your requests and make sure you get at least 1 of your people with you. 
There are lots of options to buy a new hoody, enjoy a burger, or grab a specialty coffee. These do cost extra, but your registration covers the cost for all meals from Friday night – when you leave the camp. The only extra money needed is for food on the way up or down.
Yes, black bears frequent the area. But you are in cabins with doors and locks. If you stay up late you will likely see a bear roaming near the boathouse.
When you fill out the form please indicate your restrictions, we are usually able to accommodate most things.
There will be a driver meeting in early Aug to discuss and answer questions. Each driver will need to provide proof of insurance, a clean driving record, and fill out our driver waiver. Drivers also are asked to arrive at check-in at 7am on Aug 30th to be ready to load passengers.
  • There is limited wifi plus no cell reception. There are landline phones to call once you arrive. Be prepared to keep your phone on but disconnected for the weekend.
  • The water at Hume is very drinkable, a reusable bottle is recommended and encouraged. You need 20% more water at elevation.
  • We are representing Jesus, Eastside, and our young adult community. Please be respectful and mindful over the weekend.
  • This weekend is for us to serve, connect, and refresh. There will be time for together activities, solo time, and free time. Take advantage of all the ways the weekend is created.

Are you ready to BREAKAWAY? Join us for a weekend that promises not just memories, but a renewed sense of purpose and connection. Dive into the experience of living out your faith in vibrant, tangible ways. Mark your calendars the retreat starts in…

we'd love to answer your questions