The Main Lodge features air-conditioned dormitory style rooms with 2 bunk beds (4 beds in all). Each room has a sink with baths on the hall. The Lodge is the most convenient to the dinning room and meeting rooms. Linens and towels are not furnished.

The New Retreat Center (NRC) has motel-style rooms with 2 double beds and a private bathroom with shower. Linens and towels are furnished. The NRC is situated on a wooded hill across the road from the Main Lodge.

Youth are housed with parents or guardian. NOTE: Building assignments will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Scholarship campers will be housed in the Main Lodge.


Camp Sumatanga has ten RV electrical and water hookups. Each night is $15 per self contained vehicle. Campers have access to sanitary dumping and two bathhouses. Each bathhouse has 2 showers, 2 toilets and 2 sinks. While tent camping is available it is not recommended. Campers must pay registration fees.

What To Bring

All individuals should bring a BIBLE, alarm clock, casual clothes, comfortable walking shoes, watch, light wrap or jacket for chilly rooms or evenings, and toilet articles. Those taking advantage of recreation facilities should also bring appropriate attire and equipment (swimsuits, tennis racketts, frisbees, etc). All those staying in the Main Lodge should bring pillows, sheets, blankets, and towels. Private bath and linens are furnished in the New Retreat Center (NRC).

What Not To Bring

In an attempt to have a Camp “Farthest Out” (a week without distractions where we can focus on God and each other), we ask that you do not bring electronic devices such as iPods, radios, walkmans, mp3 players, DVD players, TVs, and hand-held electronic games. NO PETS ALLOWED.


Recreation facilities abound at Alabama CFO. Activities include: canoeing, fishing, volleyball, fields for ultimate frisbee, swimming pool, tennis courts, hiking trails, ropes course and playground. Please bring your own equipment and appropriate clothing.


Three meals a day are served cafeteria style in Lodge dinning room. Meals are provided for Sunday, June 4 (supper) through Friday, June 9 (lunch).

Check In

Camp begins with check-in in the the main lodge lobby from 2:30-4:30 on Sunday, June 4. Campers will check in, get room assignments, and get settled in rooms. Supper will be in the cafeteria at 5:15.