ON-SITE ACTIVITIES

Board Games

Various board games and card games are available for check out at the Front Desk.

Fitness Center

A fully equipped Fitness Center is available to registered guests. It is located on the lower level of Youth Memorial. Participants must be 16 years of age or older in order to use the equipment. Lodge Room guests use Room Key; Cabin guests may check out a key card from the Front Desk. Hours: 5:30 a.m.–11 p.m. Daily

Hiking Trails

Many beautiful stream-side trails among the redwoods and ferns are located at Mount Hermon. Trail maps may be requested at the Front Desk.

McAfee Fieldhouse (Indoor Recreation)

-       A Game Room (including Ping Pong, Air Hockey, Pool, Foosball, etc.) is available to registered guests.

-       Basketball and volleyball courts are located in the gymnasium of the McAfee Fieldhouse.

-       Bocce Ball Courts are available for use near the McAfee Fieldhouse. Bocce balls are available at the court or you may provide your own.

-       A horseshoe pit is located behind the McAfee Fieldhouse. Horseshoes are available at the pits.

-       Mount Hermon kindly asks all guests to wear their name tag while using the McAfee Fieldhouse.

Hours*

Friday 9–11 PM;

Saturday 1 PM–5:30 PM & 9–11 PM

*Midweek hours may be available; please contact your Mount Hermon coordinator for more details.

Use of the recreational equipment in the McAfee Fieldhouse is a privilege for all of our groups. Use is based on a first-come-first-serve basis. Exclusive use or reservation of a portion of the McAfee Fieldhouse during the established open hours is not permitted. Reservation of the McAfee Fieldhouse outside of normal operation hours may be available for $100 per hour. Contact your coordinator for details.

Adventure & Recreation Programs (http://mounthermonadventures.com)

Mount Hermon offers incredible one-of-a-kind adventures in the redwood forest. All our activities have been designed to be both fun and challenging, good for individuals and groups, and mulit- generational. All our activities are run by expertly trained staff to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. We have a wide variety of activities to enhance your retreat experience. Read on for all the details and please contact your conference coordinator with any questions you might have. Please contact the retreat coordinator if you are interested!

Redwood Canopy Tour—Guest rate $60 (normally $99)

Soar through our unique forest and experience the giant redwoods from 150 feet above the canyon oor. This is the ultimate shared experience as small groups are led through a two-hour experience of seven platforms, two sky-bridges and six zip lines of up to 440 feet in length. Participants must be in reasonably good health, at least 10 years old, between 75 and 250 pounds, and at least 52 inches tall. Participants 13 years old and younger must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Please contact the retreat coordinator if you are interested!

Sequoia Aerial Adventure—Guest rate $40 (normally $59)

The Sequoia Adventure Course is our most popular ropes course with 14 different high course elements that range from 30 to 80 feet above ground. All participants wear a harness, helmet, and are connected to overhead cables with double safety lanyards. The course is supervised by our expert staff who coach and encourage each participant. Participants must be in reasonably good health, at least 10 years old, between 75 and 250 pounds and at least 57 inches tall. Please contact the retreat coordinator if you are interested!

Discovery Grove

Discovery Grove is the perfect experience for those who are new to ropes course activities and want to start a bit closer to the ground. The course consists of 7 different high ropes elements, from 5 to 20 feet above ground, and ends with a zip line. 

The course has been designed speci cally for participants aged between 7-11 years old (older is OK). Children aged 5-6 may participate with an adult/guardian at least 16 years of age (One child per adult/guardian). No one under the age of 5 will be permitted on course. All participants wear a harness, helmet, and are connected to overhead cables with double safety lanyards. Discovery Grove is supervised by 3-5 of our expertly trained staff. Please contact the retreat coordinator if you are interested!

Wall Climbing

Indoor or Outdoor: Up to 2 hours ($200 can accommodate up to 40 climbers). Up to 3 hours ($300) can accommodate up to 50 climbers). Please contact the retreat coordinator if you are interested!

Archery

$75/hour. 18 people/hour. Please contact the retreat coordinator if you are interested!