(318) 777-3460 OWL@LMCH.org

OWL Center Prices and Scheduling Guidelines

Please contact the Activities Director at the OWL Center by calling (318) 777-3460 or write to:

OWL Center
ATTN: Activities Director
1523 Hwy 563
Dubach, LA 71235

Bunkhouse

  • $12.50 per person/night
  • Minimum fee of $150
  • Day Use Only – $150
  • Cabins : $10 per person
  • Tent Camping : $8/person in addition to Day Use Fee

Pavilion/Kitchen/Field

  • $150 day use fee

Maze

  • $7.00/person

Ropes Course

  • Half Day – $35/person
  •   A half day is from 9:00 a.m. to noon OR from 1:00 p. m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Full Day – $55/person

Equine All equine activities are subject to availability

  • Therapeutic riding – $35/session or $300/10 week session package (each session is 45-60 minutes)
  • Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) – $125/session (sliding scale available)
  • Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) – $30/person (2 hour session)
  • Horsemanship classes – $40/person (90 minute session includes grooming, tacking up, riding in arena)
    • Must already be a guest at the OWL Center
    • Minimum number of participants = 2

Meals

  • Call for menu and prices

T-Shirts

  • $15 Adult / $12 Youth sizes
  • Many colors and designs available

Henning Conference Center Main Floor

  • $525/daily
  • $275/4 hours or less – weekday only
  • This includes the main floor, kitchen, and conference room
  • Tables and chairs are included but groups must do their own setup and takedown
  • Maximum occupancy is 275

Miscellaneous

  • Sound System/Microphone(s): $50
  • TV/DVD player: included in conference fee
  • Stage: $200

OWL CENTER POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

Reservation, Payment, and Cancellation Information

  • Upon initial booking, you are responsible for the deposit. The deposit will be one half of your total bill.
  • This is non-refundable.
  • A reservation deposit, a certificate of insurance, and a signed copy of the Policies & Procedures must be received within 10 days.
  • Refunds will only be given if weather does not permit for the scheduled event. This decision will be made by OWL Director. (This only applies to the ropes course and maze activities.)
  • Advanced scheduling will allow us to better accommodate your needs.
  • An invoice for services will be mailed the week following your event. Payment is due within two weeks of receiving invoice.
  • Groups that cancel at least one month prior to event will be allowed to apply their deposit if event is rescheduled within 3 months of original date.

General OWL Guidelines

  • All gates must be left as they are found.
  • Vehicles are to remain on roadways and parking areas only. Bikes may be used on appropriate trails only.
  • Guests are NOT allowed in any pastures.
  • Before leaving, be sure all lights/fans/heaters are turned off and doors are closed. Please place the thermostat back on the setting it was found.
  • Anything found broken or in need of replacement should be reported to OWL staff. Any damaged to property will be assessed and fined accordingly.
  • Candles are NOT permitted.
  • Every guest (including chaperones/parents) must sign a release of liability.
  • Guests are responsible for their own actions. LUMCFS is relieved from any liability incurred.
  • Alcohol, firearms, tobacco products (cigarettes) and illegal drugs are prohibited. THERE IS NO SMOKING ON OWL PROPERTY.

Kitchen Facilities at Pavilion/Bunkhouse

  • Groups may have full use of the kitchen.
  • The OWL Center provides pots, pans, cooking utensils, etc.
  • Each group is responsible for bringing ALL of their own paper products (i.e. plates, silverware, napkins).
  • OWL Center can provide meals to groups during activities (i.e. ropes course). This must be arranged prior to the scheduled event.
  • Guests are responsible for picking up trash, washing used dishes, and cleaning all facilities used.
    • There will be a $50 clean up fee if the facility is not left in the condition it was found.

Bunkhouse/Camping

  • Each participant must supply their own linens, pillow, towels, and toiletries.
  • Guests are responsible for picking up trash, washing used dishes, and cleaning all facilities used.
    • There will be a $50 clean up fee if facility is not left in condition it was found.
  • Campfires are allowed in designated areas only unless there is a burn ban in effect. Before leaving (or going to bed) fires must be put out. Please do not use the round log seats as firewood.
  • In case of emergency a telephone is located in the kitchen at the main pavilion. Emergency numbers and driving directions to medical facilities are posted at the bunkhouse, pond, and main pavilion.

Cooking Trailer

  • A cooking trailer complete with grill, smoker, deep fryer, and large boiler is available for rent.
  • The cooking trailer can be used at any location on OWL property for a fee of $75/day. This must be scheduled prior to your arrival date.
  • Renter is responsible for providing charcoal, lighter, oil, etc.
  • Renter is also responsible for leaving the trailer in the condition it was found, otherwise a $50 clean up fee will apply.
  • Damages to property will be assessed accordingly.

Ropes Course and Maze

  • There is a minimum requirement of 10 participants.
  • All ages are welcome in the Maze!
  • Groups are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before their scheduled activity. Groups who arrive in excess of 30 minutes late will forfeit their day.
  • Final participant count is required 10 days before your scheduled date. This allows us to schedule the appropriate number of staff for your event. Your invoice will be based on this number.
  • Every guest (including chaperones/parents) must sign a Release of Liability.
    • A health questionnaire form is also required for the Ropes course.
  • No vehicles are permitted on the Ropes Course.
  • No one is allowed to use the ropes course or maze without an OWL staff.

Conference Center/Lodge

  • The Conference Center main floor can accommodate up to 275 people in theater style seating. The Center can accommodate up to 200 comfortably when setup with tables and chairs.
  • The Center is open from 6:00 am to 12:00 am for activities.
    • All decorating, activities, and clean-up must take place within this time period.
    • All items must be removed from center that day, unless prior arrangements with OWL Staff have been made.
  • Kitchen facilities are available. Access is available to a full service area complete with ice machine, refrigerator, freezer, ovens, stove, etc.
    • Outside catering is allowed.
    • Outside catering is allowed.
  • All decorations must be approved prior to the event. Items NOT allowed include: Candles, confetti, glitter, paint, hay/straw, highly flammable items, etc.
  • Decorations should be attached in a way to prevent damage to the facility.
  • All decorating and removal is the responsibility of the group.
    • All table coverings and place settings are the responsibility of the renter/caterer as well as the removal of such items.
  • The conference center will be available for decorating purposes on the day before a scheduled group from 1:00-5:00 p.m. ONLY. This is provided that no other group is renting the facility for that specific day. Groups may rent the facilities for 2 consecutive days in order to insure adequate preparation time.
  • The group leader is responsible for signing the Release of Liability, and is responsible for the actions of group members and any damages incurred.
  • The facility should be left in the condition it was found or a clean up fee of $50-$100 will be charged.
  • A trash dumpster is located behind the building. Please place all trash in this container.
  • Lodge rooms may be available in conjunction with use of the conference center. This is determined on an as needed basis. Additional costs will apply.
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