Camp Hess Kramer sits between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Monica mountains, which provides easy access to the beach and tide pools, while also allowing for riparian creek exploration in woodland areas. The camps in Malibu feature full dining hall food service, outdoor amphitheaters, recreational fields, high ropes adventure courses, and a climbing wall. It is a great place for outdoor trips and science exploration.

One highlight of Camp Hess Kramer is its 28 upscale cabins, each with its own private contemporary bathroom.  With more than 120 acres, this camp can hold up to 350 people.


  • Private beach access 
  • Beach and mountain hiking trails
  • High and low ropes courses
  • Athletic center
  • Arts and crafts center
  • Olympic size swimming pool
  • Archery range
  • 65 ft. climbing wall

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Hess Kramer is amazing. 16 bunk cabins, 5 leadership cabins, and a semi-private hotel style suites leave options available for groups up to 200. Bunk cabins sleep 10 students each and have heaters, private showers and bathrooms inside. Meals are a treat in the ocean view dining hall and the upscale spaces of Guildred Hall, Baruh Hall and Amphitheater, and the Steve Bruer Conference Center. All this makes Hess Kramer a five-star camp experience! ★★★★★

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11495 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265  -  Gate 2