Camp Bob Waldorf Facilities Fire Pit

The Camp Bob Waldorf on the Max Straus Campus facility is located just 15 miles from Downtown Los Angeles.  It is a beautiful getaway on 112 acres in the Verdugo Hills of Glendale, and nextdoor to the charming town of Montrose.  Our facility is perfect for groups of all sizes and is great for day, weekend or longer retreats such as youth group/school retreats, family camp, corporate retreats, and lifecycle events. We have both cabins and private rooms available to meet the needs of our diverse rental groups.

Dining Services

Our commitment is to exceed your dining expectation and offer you and your guests a wonderful and delicious sensory experience. To do so, our classically trained Executive Chef sources the freshest ingredients and chooses locally grown and sustainable products to help reduce our environmental footprint. Your meals will be prepared in such a way to delight your eyes first and then your taste buds, leaving you saying, “Wow, that was tasty.”

Camp Bob Waldorf Banquet Room

Host your special event at Camp Bob Waldorf on the Max Straus Campus

Hospitality literally means to invite someone into your home and care for them, our Executive Chef and his team desire to do just that for you and your group.


Our dining staff works with a range of dietary needs. For examples:

  • Camp Bob Waldorf is a nut-free environment
  • Alternative main courses are provided for anyone following a vegetarian or vegan diet
  • We offer gluten-free and dairy-free alternatives as needed

Camp Bob Waldorf is also equipped to offer meals that meet a range of Kosher standards, such as:

  • Kosher beef and poultry products
  • Meals are either dairy or meat
  • Animal products considered treif are never served – pork/pig products, shellfish, etc.

Rental groups that require are a more observant standard of Kashrut are welcome to make alternate arrangements. Please contact our office with any questions.

Camp Bob Waldorf Kitchen
Basketball at Camp Bob Waldorf

Meeting & Activity Spaces

Our campgrounds are perfectly situated for interactive games/activities, group meetings, religious services, presentations, lectures, and more. Our facility staff work carefully with all groups to ensure that spaces are set-up, clean, and operational. In addition to the spaces below, our facility offers groups parking and an array of hiking trails.

Space Features and Capacity

  • Dining Hall

    Main room + side room typically used for buffet; coffee/tea machine, washing station

    Capacity: 150
    (More if deck is used)

  • Music & Arts Center

    Multi-purpose space; stage; sound system, projector and screen

    Capacity: 150 Theater-style
    120 Table & Chairs

  • MAC Amphitheater

    Outdoor stage with amphitheater-style bleachers for seating

    Capacity: 200

  • Teen Center

    Multi-purpose space; sound system; projector and screen

    Capacity: 150
    Theater-style, 120 Table & Chairs

  • Swimming Pool

    30 by 60 foot pool, 8 feet deep; certified lifeguards must be on duty

    Capacity: 30-40
    (Depends on lifeguard ratio)

  • Sport Fields

    Astroturf field with soccer lines and softball lines


  • Basketball Court

    One full court with 4 hoops

    (2 on the half court)

  • Ga-ga Pits

    Two Ga-ga pits

    Capacity: 30

  • Art Studios (2)

    Two connected rooms with large tables and stools in each

    Capacity: 10 each

  • Nature Den

    Room for nature activities

    Capacity: 20

  • Low Ropes Course

    Certified ropes staff must be present

    Capacity: 30

  • High Ropes Course

    Certified ropes staff must be present


  • Ranch Kitchen

    Demonstration kitchen with oven, stove, refrigerator, sinks, and two tables and stools.

    Capacity: 24 Seats

Camp Bob Waldorf Theater