Big Bear Retreat Center (BBRC) is nestled in the San Bernardino Mountains of California  about 2.5 hours from Los Angeles at an elevation of 7,000 feet.  The campus, which is surrounded by a a forest of beautiful pine and some ancient trees, includes separate buildings for dining, meditating and 11 cabins for sleeping. 

Each cabin is a single-story residence buildings with double and single rooms, a living room and a kitchen.  

Weather is seasonal in Big Bear with snow in the winter and temperatures below freezing and beautiful weather in the summer with highs in the 80’s.

The campus is spread out with hiking trails that connect into the national forest.  It is about a mile from the town and Big Bear Lake.  For more information visit www.bigbearretreatcenter.org.

1000 Sugarpine Road, Big Bear City, California 92314


Upcoming Events


Date
Programs and Classes

Teachers

Duration

Experience Levels

Multi-Day The Womxn Gather: Finding Refuge in Our Collective Healing Wisdom

Starts Thursday, February 13, 2020
Ends Monday, February 17, 2020 | 3:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Full

Multi-Day Deepening Your Practice: An Insight Residential Retreat

Starts Thursday, February 20, 2020
Ends Monday, February 24, 2020 | 3:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Multi-Day The First Foundation of Mindfulness: Finding Freedom in the Body

Starts Friday, March 13, 2020
Ends Friday, March 20, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Multi-Day Insight Meditation Retreat

Starts Thursday, April 9, 2020
Ends Thursday, April 16, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Multi-Day The Beautiful Breath: Treating Attention as Sacred

Starts Friday, April 17, 2020
Ends Thursday, April 23, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Multi-Day Rest in Simplicity

Starts Saturday, May 2, 2020
Ends Friday, May 8, 2020 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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Multi-Day Love and Let Go

Starts Sunday, May 10, 2020
Ends Sunday, May 17, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Multi-Day Memorial Day Retreat

Starts Thursday, May 21, 2020
Ends Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Multi-Day Pure Performance with George Mumford

Starts Friday, May 29, 2020
Ends Friday, June 5, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Multi-Day Big Bear Mindfulness Family Camp

Starts Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Ends Sunday, June 21, 2020 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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Multi-Day Deepening Insight and Awareness

Starts Monday, June 29, 2020
Ends Sunday, July 5, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Multi-Day Two-Week Summer Insight Retreat

Starts Sunday, July 5, 2020
Ends Sunday, July 19, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Multi-Day When Awareness Becomes Natural

Starts Monday, July 20, 2020
Ends Monday, July 27, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Multi-Day Making Peace With Your Ego: Finding Freedom Through Letting Go

Starts Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Ends Sunday, August 9, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Multi-Day The Relaxed Mind

Starts Thursday, August 20, 2020
Ends Tuesday, August 25, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Multi-Day Finding Joy in the Playground of The Mind Residential Retreat

Starts Thursday, August 27, 2020
Ends Monday, August 31, 2020 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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Multi-Day Awakening the Heart of Wisdom

Starts Friday, October 2, 2020
Ends Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Multi-Day Cultivando el Refugio Interno y Comunitario en Tiempos Difíciles

Starts Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Ends Sunday, October 25, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Multi-Day Wise View: Relating to What Is With Compassion

Starts Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Ends Sunday, November 8, 2020 | 4:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Multi-Day Recovery as a Wheel to Freedom

Starts Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Ends Sunday, December 6, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Multi-Day LGBTQI Retreat

Starts Saturday, December 12, 2020
Ends Friday, December 18, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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