Who we are
Comfortable beds * Delicious food * Well-appointed meeting rooms * Lake front property * High Ropes Course *Team Building Courses * Climbing wall * Basketball court * Sand volleyball * Large play field * Swimming * Canoeing * Children’s playground * Outdoor Amphitheater * Outdoor wood fire pits
We are a dedicated team of people ready to serve your group. We are a mountaintop setting where you can relax, retreat and renew. We are a facility with an historic Lodge on the shore of Big Bear Lake. We are a Christian organization ready to partner with your organization. Whether you are a Church retreat, a school getaway, a sports training camp, or something else, we want to come alongside you and make your event a success.
For those who want to take advantage of the surrounding area, we are five minutes away from the famous Big Bear Shopping Village and just ten minutes from two excellent winter ski resorts. Other activities in the area include golf, horseback riding, hiking, water skiing, and mountain biking.
We invite you to enjoy any of the four seasons surrounded by pine trees and majestic views of the Big Bear Lake.
Located on the south shore of Big Bear Lake, our two-story historic lodge, Evans Hall, lends itself to many creative program possibilities. Built in 1917 (the oldest building on the lake) Evans Hall takes you back in time with its log stair case, beautiful hardwood floors and large rock fire place. With beautiful views of Metcalf Bay.
In addition to the main Lodge the conference center has four dormitories which house a total of 62 guests and two guest cottages which house a total of 10 guests. Add this to the main lodge with 102 beds and the facility houses up to 175 people. Dormitories have bunk beds and separate bathhouse, cottages have private baths and come with linens.
Is your group between 120 and 175?
If yes, you can rent our conference center exclusively for your group, and ensure complete privacy.
For meetings, Big Bear Lake Christian Conference Center offers both indoor and outdoor choices.
Outdoors we feature a large amphitheater right on the shore of Big Bear Lake as well as another smaller campfire circle. Both lend themselves to evening gatherings for fun or serious gatherings, with s'mores topping off the campfire experience.
Indoor meeting spaces include a large meeting area in Evans Hall situated in our historic lodge, capable of seating 160 people in chairs or up to 175 if the floor is utilized. We also have the Ponderosa Room with seating in chairs for up to 45 people and the Chapel, which will seat up to 65 people.
Is your group 20 or larger?
We have excellent options for you also!
We have many outdoor activities on our grounds such as our own private swim beach right on Big Bear Lake. We also have a large outdoor playfield suitable for baseball, soccer, football and more; a basketball court; a sand volley ball area; children's playground; archery; and canoeing on Metcalf Bay.
For the more adventurous we have activities such as our Challenge Course featuring several high ropes elements; a zip line; a climbing wall and a low ropes/initiative course.
Unfortunately due to the drought in California we do not have canoeing or swimming at this time.
We have many activities available to enhance your stay with us. Activity opportunities included with your reservation are: a large playfield for baseball, football, soccer and more; children’s playground with swings and climbing fort; basketball and sand volley ball courts; ping pong and foosball. Special " A la Carte" Activities : A Challenge Course which includes High Ropes with several elements; a Zip Line; a Climbing Wall; a Low Ropes/Initiatives course; Canoeing on Big Bear Lake; and a Swim Beach on the lake. (See A La Carte Pricing Sheet.) Please note that water activities are available from memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend and during the winter/spring seasons, ropes Course Elements are available only if weather and snow/mud conditions allow.