The retreat center is located in the heart of Santa Cruz County and a beautiful redwood forest. The center is near Pescadero and Half Moon Bay. It is roughly 1 hour and 20 minutes from San Mateo, 1 hour and 30 minutes from San Francisco, and driving time from San Francisco and Oakland, and  1 hour from San Jose. Follow this link to learn more.

There will be plenty to do at Welcome Weekend. From hikes in the nearby mountains, a high ropes course, swimming, canoeing, and outdoor movies, to workshops about cultural orientation, careers, English development, and healthy eating. There is ample outdoor space for games and exploring. It is a beautiful center. We hope you will enjoy it as well!