School Retreats and Camps

Discover the comfortable elegance of the The Conference Center at the Brandeis Campus of the American Jewish University.  Nestled in 3,000 acres only 30 minutes from Los Angeles, the Conference Center is the perfect setting for groups seeking to relax, refresh and reflect.  Here you can clear your mind and prepare to focus in an environment ideal for creative thinking and productive collaboration. 

The Center offers groups from 25 to 250 people contemporary, well-equipped meeting facilities:  an adult village for lodging and a youth campus with cabins.  Each village has its own separate dining room. 

From one-day meetings to overnight conferences and multi-day events, The Center hosts a variety of groups, including Jewish, Non-profit Organizations, Schools, B’nai Mitzvah and Weddings.  The Center is a perfect location for School Field Trips, Faculty Briefings and more.

We offer a wide variety of recreational activities and we provide specialized programming for outdoor experiences, team building and leadership development, and spiritual retreats.  Our goal is to seamlessly blend your guests and your agenda with our dedicated staff and our specialized programming. We take care of the details of your program so you can focus on meeting your conference objectives.  We offer wireless internet throughout the grounds.


Pick the programs that best meet your educational needs:

  • Horseback Riding
  • Hiking
  • Gardening
  • Composting workshop
  • Climbing Wall
  • Alpine tower
  • Arts and crafts
  • Drama
  • Team building
  • Survival training
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Baseball
  • Gaga
  • Football
  • Swimming,
  • Israeli Dance
  • Challah Braiding
  • Service project
  • Talent Show
  • Camp Fire

 Sample School Retreat Itinerary:
10am arrive at camp unload busses
10:05-10:10am opening circle
10:10-10:45- team building activities
10:45am-12:00pm- Nature Hike
12:45-1:30pm-Art project
1:30-2:30pm -Drama games with Jewish learning
2:30-3:30pm-Free play on sports field (soccer, baseball and Gaga)
3:30-4:00pm-Closing circle
4:00pm students load buses