Who owns and operates Trinity Pines? Trinity Pines Camp and Conference Center is owned and operated by the Intermountain District Church of the Nazarene.
Is the camp open year-round? Yes, Trinity Pines is a year-round facility.
What are the arrival and departure times? Unless otherwise arranged when your reservation is made, arrival time is 4:00pm and departure time is 12:00 noon. Any changes to these times must be approved by the camp office prior to arrival. Arrival and departure times for campers attending one of our district summer camps are published in the summer camp registration brochure.
Where can I leave my vehicle while I am at Trinity Pines? Vehicles must be left in the main parking lot next to the Conference Center or in a designated parking area. You may load/unload at the lodges or cottages, but your vehicle must be moved back to the parking lot. We recommend that you keep your vehicle locked at all times while at Trinity Pines; we are not responsible for personal vehicles.
How much does it cost to rent Trinity Pines? Fees are determined on a group-by-group basis. We take into account the number of participants in your group, the number of lodging nights, and the number of meals prepared. Use of the Challenge Course can be included in the cost per person at your request.
Are there alternative lodging options available? Yes, there is an area for tent camping and a 24-space RV Park at Trinity Pines.
What are the quiet hours? Quiet hours are in compliance with the city of Cascade ordinance: 11:00pm until 7:00am.
What do I need to bring? Guests attending camps, retreats, or conferences at Trinity Pines need to furnish their own towels, pillows, and sleeping bags or bed linens (beds are twin or queen throughout the camp). Campers attending one of our district summer camps will be provided a more detailed list.
Will my group have the entire camp to ourselves? Depending on the size of your group, it is possible that you will be sharing the facility with one or more other groups. Separate meeting areas and sleeping areas will be clearly assigned. Dining facilities will be shared; meal times can be staggered if previously arranged.
How do you accommodate for special dietary needs? Food Service personnel at Trinity Pines will work to meet all dietary needs (gluten, lactose, allergies, etc.), however, specific preferences or diet plans cannot be addressed. We cannot guarantee that we will be able to meet each request. No private food can be prepared in our kitchen area due to cross-contamination. We are not an allergen-free kitchen. A refrigerator and microwave are available on the first floor of the Conference Center for personal use.
Is there Internet access and cell phone reception at Trinity Pines? Trinity Pines provides Wi-Fi access to all guests, but it is only available in the Conference Center and RV Park. Cell phone reception is limited on the campground, but you are welcome to use cell phones. There are camper restrictions on electronics at district summer camps.
We have a few individuals in our group that smoke... Can they come? Of course! Trinity Pines does not allow smoking in any buildings, only in designated areas on the campground. Guests who choose to smoke in these areas are expected to pick up after themselves. Please see the camp office for the locations.
Can I bring my pet to camp? No dogs or other pets, except service animals, are allowed. If you are staying in the RV Park, pets can be kept inside or on a leash. Owners are fully responsible and liable for behavior and actions of pets and, of course, for clean-up.
What are the prohibited items? Trinity Pines does not allow: alcoholic beverages, controlled substances, use of firearms (guns for use off camp property must be locked in your vehicle), candles, cutting of trees, pornographic material, or fireworks on the property. Any violations will result in immediate fines and the possible forfeit of future lease opportunities at Trinity Pines Camp and Conference Center.
Can we use the Challenge Course while we are at Trinity Pines? Trained personnel must be present prior to and during the use of any element of the Challenge Course. Arrangements can be made for group use by calling the camp office at 208-382-6200 or by emailing us.
Does Trinity Pines provide medical supervision? Trinity Pines does not provide medical supervision, treatment, maintenance, or dispensing of medications for guests. These responsibilities belong to your group. You should designate a qualified adult to provide basic health supervision. The guest group coordinator should supply a list of participants that includes: names, addresses, emergency contact information, and known allergies or health conditions to the camp office upon arrival. District summer camps have a full-time nurse on site; please reference the summer camp registration brochure for more information.
What if there is a serious injury or illness? The City of Cascade has a limited medical center about 2 miles from camp. A larger hospital is located in McCall, ID (28 miles north). Emergency transportation is available through local emergency response groups by dialing 9-1-1. Payment for the cost of emergency transportation is the responsibility of the guest group. The guest group agrees to furnish non-emergency transportation.