Welcome to Bruin WoodsUCLA's Family Resort at Lake Arrowhead

What Exactly is Bruin Woods?

From late June through the end of August, our historic resort on sparkling Lake Arrowhead transforms into a lively summer destination, where families have a blast making memories in the fresh mountain air. Choose one of our ten, week-long sessions to join us for a picture-perfect family adventure you’ll be reminiscing about year-round! With 50 wooded, mountain acres to explore, your entire family will find something to brag about when you return home.

Applications for Summer 2019 will open in January.

2019 Dates

Check-in on Saturday afternoon, check-out the following Saturday morning

Week 1
6/22 – 6/29
Week 2
6/29 – 7/6
Week 3
7/6 – 7/13
Week 4
7/13 – 7/20
Week 5
7/20 – 7/27
Week 6
7/27 – 8/3
Week 7
8/3 – 8/10
Week 8
8/10 – 8/17
Week 9
8/17 – 8/24
Week 10
8/24 – 8/31

2019 Rates

grades 6-12
grades 2-5
3yrs-1st grade
Under 3
Beginning summer 2019, all outdoor activities are included in this rate, including: Waterskiing, Fishing, Pontoon Cruises, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Paddleboarding, Hikes, Ropes Course, and more!*
*Based on availability and lottery systems

At UCLA Bruin Woods…

Your week-long, all-inclusive vacation package comes complete with comfortable lodging and award-winning chef-prepared meals as well as programs for all ages, including outdoor recreational activities, arts and crafts, group adventures for the kids, and special activities for teenagers and adults!

You can rest easy knowing that your children are being chaperoned by our extraordinary team of UCLA students who were carefully chosen for the important role of camp counselor. Each counselor is hand-selected from a competitive pool of cream-of-the-crop UCLA students who exhibit a genuine love of children, the desire to be exemplary role models, and professional skill sets appropriate for our family camp setting. And as parents, you can choose to just relax or participate in many of the programs specially designed especially for adults!

Eligibility Requirements

Weeks 1–8 are limited to enrollment by UCLA alumnus/alumna or current faculty or staff of UCLA only. UCLA alumnus/alumna or current UCLA faculty or staff are welcome to attend any of the ten weeks.

Weeks 9–10 are open to all UC system alumni or current UC system staff or faculty from any of the nine affiliated campuses.

One person per sleeping room must be a UC system alumnus/alumna or current UC system staff or faculty.

UC affiliates are grandfathered into their spot for their chosen week (9 or 10) but may not move to Weeks 1–8.