Meals and Lodging
THE BENNETT CENTER
Dinner is available Monday thru Friday at 5:00 p.m. throughout the year. Breakfast
and lunch are available throughout most of the summer and only upon request during
the winter. Any deviation from this schedule must be arranged in advance.
There is no kitchen available where visitors can prepare their own meals. There is,
however, a central dining hall in the Guest House that will serve visitors who make
reservations in advance.
For large groups wishing to eat later than 11:30 (lunch) and 5:30 (dinner) please
make arrangements at least 2 weeks in advance.
- Summer: Meals (breakfast, lunch, and supper) are served in the large dining hall from
Sunday evening through Friday evening except for Wednesday evening dinner. Visitors with
reservation share the dining hall with work campers. A meal will be prepared for visitors
on Wednesday evenings with 2 weeks prior notice. Meals are not usually available on Saturday
and Sunday unless there is more than 15 in the group and a request has been made 2
weeks in advance.
- Other seasons: Meals are served in the small dining hall, Monday-Friday. Weekend meals
can be arranged through advance reservation. All meals for visitors should be arranged
Tax exempt groups: In order to waive sales taxes for non-profit organizations visiting
the Henderson Settlement campus for meals and/or lodging: churches/groups must supply
on church letterhead a list of participants (names only) and/or their group size and
intentions. Please return this with your visitor reservations and housing forms.
Ex.: The First UMC of Anywhere, USA will be bringing a group of 15 persons for a tour
of the ministries of Henderson Settlement on January 1, 2004.
There is no longer a restaurant on campus. Meals are furnished by one of Red Bird
Mission's food service facilities.
Reservations have to be made at least seven (7) days in advance for groups of ten (10)
or more for any meal. Reservations and smaller groups will be accommodated if
possible but are not guaranteed.
Present meal times are as follows:
Breakfast Mon., Tues, Thurs., Fri. 7:30 - 8:00 AM
Lunch Mon., Tues, Thurs., Fri. 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Supper Mon., Tues, Thurs., Fri. 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Special arrangements have to be made for all groups for Wednesday or
Saturday for any meal.
THE BENNETT CENTER
Dormitory style with shared bathrooms. 2-3 persons per room, most rooms on 2nd & 3rd floors.
Limited rooms on first floor available on first-come, first serve basis. The dorm is not handicap accessible.
Rooms with linens - $10.00 per night
Rooms without linens - $8.00 per night
LODGING PRICES: All rooms $15.00 per night, per person (either double bed or two single beds, as available).
Ages 5-12 $5.00 each, Children under 5 stay free.
CAMPING OR RV SITES: $3.00 per unit per night
RED BIRD - QUEENDALE CAMPUS
Rooms at Red Bird Mission facilities are available for groups less than 10 persons. Cost is
$10 for one person; $5 for each additional person in room. Rooms usually have two twin-size
beds or one full-size or queen-size bed with shared bath or hall bath.
There are no TV's or phones in the rooms.
CAMPING OR RV SITES: $3.00 per unit per night.