Group retreats can be arranged for weekday or weekend use from mid-August to mid-June. The Center accommodates up to 96 people in the winter months and 120 in the warm weather months. Meeting rooms are available. During the warm months additional outside recreational facilities are available.
During the winter months (November – April) the Upper Lodge and 10 heated cabins are available for rent. From May – October the entire facility is available for use.
The Upper Lodge is a large, open, multipurpose room (26′x58′), with a fireplace (wood provided). Fold-out tables are located on one end of the room for serving meals. Comfortable seating fills the remainder of the room. Foosball and ping pong tables are also located inside the Upper Lodge. Furniture may be rearranged to suit your needs. Men’s and women’s bathrooms and shower facilities are also located inside the Upper Lodge.
The Upper Lodge kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, utensils, serving dishes and cookware for up to 72 people. Three refrigerators are available for food storage. A gas stove with 4 burners, 2 ovens & griddle is available for cooking. A 3-pot coffee maker, microwave and toaster are also available. Dishes are washed by hand in a double sink or by a small, commercial dishwasher. Hope Center supplies coffee filters, trash bags, paper towels, and dish soap. Your group is responsible for all other necessary items.
Choose from eight 4-season cabins, with heat and bathrooms with showers, or three heated cabins (no bathrooms). Bathrooms and showers are available in the Upper Lodge to serve those cabins without facilities. Cabins can accommodate up to 12 persons in bunk beds. Hand soap, hand dryers and bath tissue are provided; please bring your own linens.
Hassler Hall (Lower Lodge)
Hassler Hall (the Lower Lodge), available April – October, has a large chapel area, several small group meeting areas and bathroom facilities. The front covered porch looks out onto a large, flat grassy area suitable for gatherings or game activities. Two residence rooms with bathroom facilities are also available in the building.
The covered picnic pavilion is equipped with picnic tables accommodating up to 150 people. Adjoining the pavilion is the sand volleyball court. A large gas grill is provided with day rental of this area.
The Dining Hall, with a covered porch, overlooks the lake and is open from May until October; comfortably seating up to 150. A large stone fireplace is the focal point of the room.
The pool is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day and accommodates 75 comfortably. Depths range from 3 feet to 9 feet. Diving is not permitted. Bathroom facilities are located in the attached pool house. Lifeguard fees are determined by size of group.
Boating is available from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Canoes, four paddleboats, paddles, oars, life vests, and lifeguard are included in this rental.
We can provide food to groups who rent the facilities, or groups can bring their own food and cook it themselves. Camp food service must be arranged when the event is scheduled, or in advance of the event date. For prices and menus, contact the Hope Center office.