Let Community of the Great Commission host your group with many scenic views and lodging options.
A camp and retreat center near Foresthill, Placer County, California for nonprofit groups of 10-104. Located at 4,000 feet near Foresthill, California, Community of the Great Commission sits on 428 acres in the Sierra Nevada Foothills. Stately pines and panoramic views make this site a beautiful and exciting place to go to for summer camp, year-round adult retreats, and weekend family camps. Community of the Great Commission is an ideal place to bring groups to focus on your program, and is a great place to have fun--whether relaxing by the swimming pool, going on scenic hikes or enjoying the view of the Crystal Range of the High Sierras. An additional 46 guests can be accommodated May-October. Tent campers are also welcome and add to the numbers of guests in warm weather.
Please call us at (800) 678-5102 for availability, detailed site information, or to make a reservation. We look forward to making your experience possible!
"Connie and her staff were AWESOME! Extremely helpful! Beautiful camp.The facilities met all of our needs!"
— Penny, Golden Empire Council
"This is the best place on earth for our youth. The low ropes course was great….everyone loves the pool. Campfires are always a highlight!"
— Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
"The whole staff was very courteous and responsive. The place was wonderful. We enjoyed the low ropes course."
— Larry Love, Woodland Christian Church
"Gave us just the right attention. Helpful, but not too intrusive."
— Good Shepherd Community Church
Meal Service - Includes homemade meals and salad bar available for all groups, served in the dining hall by our friendly staff. Indoor seating at the Dining Hall is 160 for theater style and 100 for dining in the main room, 15-20 in side room, and up to 60 at outdoor picnic tables.
Own Cooking Options - Fully equipped kitchen in Bobbit Hall and Claar House.
Claar House - Retreat house with semi-private rooms for 20 guests (bedding and towels provided). Personal shower items not provided.
Bobbitt Area - 8 cabins (each sleeping 10 people in bunk beds), all winterized with bathrooms. Bobbitt Hall has a bedroom with accommodations for up to 4 guests.
Holland Summer Cabin Area - 4 cabins (each sleeping 10 in bunk beds) and 1 screen cabin that sleeps 10. A group tent camping area is also available.
RV Parking - Available at the Claar House parking area (no hookups).
areas for your groups
Bobbitt Hall - Large meeting space with kitchen, vaulted ceiling, large picture windows, and deck (for groups of up to 50 persons).
Irvin Dining Hall - Large dining facility (seats 160) with smaller conference room (seats up 20).
Claar House - Open work/study area for up to 30 guests.
Cabin 30 - Serves as an additional breakout meeting space in the Bobbitt Area (for groups of up to 20).
Tyndall Platform - Covered deck with railing in the Bobbitt Area.
Activity Platform - Large deck nestled in the heart of the forest, accommodates up to 80 people.
Amphitheater - A spectacular outdoor venue with canyon views, lighted stage, and bench seating for groups of 200 persons.
Picnic Table Area - Outdoor meeting space outside Bobbitt Hall available for picnics and meetings (for groups of 50 persons). An additional picnic table area is available outside Irvin Dining Hall.
Three Fire Circles - Provide campfire capability with log seating for groups of 75 guests in the Bobbitt Area, 30 in the Summer Tent Area, and 20 at Claar House.
Swimming pool with changing rooms and restroom facilities, available seasonally (June-September).
Sports activities available for guest use include volleyball, basketball, horseshoes, and ping pong.
A grassy field provides a beautiful setting for outdoor games.
Easy access to historic mining towns, Tahoe National Forest, cross country skiing, the American River, and Sugar Pine recreational area.
The camp is 1.5 mile from OHV trails. Bring your 4 wheeler and go trailing!
CGC offers a Low Ropes Challenge Course.
Wi-Fi is available at the Irvin Dining Hall, Bobbitt Hall, and Claar House.
Positive life experiences are waiting.
Let our friendly reservations staff answer your questions and book your group!
Community of the Great Commission
Reservations: (800) 678-5102
Address: 30303 Chicken Hawk Road, Foresthill, CA 95631
Coming to camp? We recommend visitors use our tried and true printable driving directions listed below in the site documents.
Site Director Phone: (530) 367-2370
To schedule a tour of Community of the Great Commission, please call the site director.
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- Detailed Facility Description
- Driving Directions
- Welcome Letter
- Group Information Form
- Your Program Partner
- Sample Meal Menu
- Facility Map
- Housing Assignment Form
- Typical Bobbitt Cabin Floor Plan
- Claar House Floor Plan
- Kitchen Supplies for Own Cooking