JCC Association Shalom Institute The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles American Camping Association


Shalom Institute
Camp and Conference Center
34342 Mulholland Hwy.

Malibu, CA 90265


Important Numbers:


(818) 889-5500
(818) 889-5132 (fax)


Click to send email:


Joel Charnick, Assistant Executive Director / Director, Camp JCA Shalom (ext.106)


Bill Kaplan, Executive Director (ext. 108)


Elisa Becker, Associate Director & Day Camp Director (ext. 101)


Sarah Verity Collica, Registrar (ext. 102)


Ben Bessner, Program Coordinator (ext. 109)


Lori Brockman, Family Relations Coordinator (ext. 111)


Randy Childs, Shalom Adventure Center (ext. 112)


Yoni Shukron, Director of Operations (ext. 105)



General Inquiries

For all general information or if you unsure of who to contact, e-mail us at Info@ShalomInstitute.com or give us a call.


Staff Inquires

Interested in join our staff? Click here to complete our Staff Application.



Driving Directions: (click here to download directions)


From Los Angeles:


Take the Santa Monica Freeway (I-10) west until it turns
into Pacific Coast Hwy (Route 1). Continue on PCH for 27 miles to Mulholland
Hwy (Just past Leo Carillo State Beach campgrounds). Turn right onto
Mulholland Hwy. and go 5 miles. The Institute will be on the right side.


From the San Fernando Valley:


Take the Ventura Freeway (US 101) west to
Kanan Rd. Turn left onto Kanan and go 6 miles to Mulholland Hwy. Turn right
onto Mulholland Hwy. After 1 mile the road forks-stay to the left onto
Encinal Cyn Rd. After 3.5 miles, Encinal will end at Lechusa. Turn right
onto Lechusa which will immediately end at Decker Cyn. Rd (23). Turn right
onto Decker for 3/4 mile to Mulholland Hwy (stop sign). Turn left onto
Mulholland. The Institute is 2.5 miles from this point on the left side.


Please use the above driving instructions instead of MapQuest or GPS units as they oftentimes confuse the directions!




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