2016 Lodging & Travel

#SciCommCamp takes place at Camp Hess Kramer in Malibu, California. In order to include more participants this year, we’ve expanded the variety of housing options available. Registration fees include all programs, meals, snacks, and receptions, as well as housing, bedding, linens, and towels:

  • Tier 1: Each room will be shared by two people and has a private bathroom. ($360/person)
  • Tier 2: Each room will be shared by two people, and shares a bathroom with a second room (four people will share the bathroom). ($275/person)

Wi-Fi is available throughout the facility. There is minimal cell reception in camp, though service can often be found on the beach, at Inspiration Point, and behind the dining hall.

Travel Info & Driving Directions

The nearest airports are LAX and Bob Hope (Burbank) Airport. Multiple taxi services are available to transport you to camp. (Stay tuned for information on coordinating carpools.)

Camp is located at:
11495 E Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90265 (Google Maps)

From West LA:
Take the Santa Monica Freeway (10) West until it turns into Pacific Coast Highway. Travel North past Pepperdine University. Continue another 15 miles (2 miles past Leo Carillo Beach). Turn right onto Yerba Buena Road. (Corner of PCH and Yerba Buena is Neptune’s Net Restaurant) Drive up the road, entering Camp Hess Kramer at Gate 2 on your left.

From the Valley:
Take the Ventura Freeway (101) West. Exit at Kanan Road. Turn left, cross over the freeway and continue through the canyon until you reach Pacific Coast Highway. Turn right and head north on PCH for 10 miles (2 miles past Leo Carillo Beach). Turn right onto Yerba Buena Road. (Corner of PCH and Yerba Buena is Neptune’s Net Restaurant) Drive up the road, entering Camp Hess Kramer at Gate 2 on your left.

From LAX:
Exit the airport, and take Century Boulevard to the San Diego Freeway (405). Get onto the 405 heading North, and watch for the Santa Monica Freeway (10) heading West. Take the Santa Monica Freeway (10) West until it turns into Pacific Coast Highway. Travel North past Pepperdine University. Continue another 15 miles (2 miles past Leo Carillo Beach). Turn right onto Yerba Buena Road. (Corner of PCH and Yerba Buena is Neptune’s Net Restaurant) Drive up the road, entering Camp Hess Kramer at Gate 2 on your left.

Have any questions? Email us!