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.

2023 Dates & Rates

Information regarding 2023 summer will be shared soon.

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

Enrollment is limited to UCLA alumnus/alumna or current faculty or staff of UCLA only. One person per sleeping room must be a UCLA alumnus/alumna or current UCLA system staff or faculty.

By applying to attend Bruin Woods, attendees agree to accept the eligibility conditions of the program.