Frequently Asked Questions

  • All-Inclusive
  • Housing (Cabin Bunk Bed)
  • All Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners (no lunch on Sunday afternoon, as that is when we depart)
Act as if you’re headed to camp. Here is a full list of what to bring:

  • Comfortable clothing (August in Southern California is warm)
  • Light sweater, pair of sneakers
  • Water bottle
  • A notebook or journal
  • Bedding (sleeping bag, or sheets and a blanket)
  • Pillow
  • Toiletries
  • Shower towels
  • Yoga Mat or extra towel
Yes, meals are included with the price of tuition to attend ENCOUNTER. Dinner on Friday, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on Saturday as well as Breakfast on Sunday. We will provide snacks in our meeting room. Pali Retreat is a peanut–free facility, with vegetarian, gluten-free and other options available upon request. Upon your confirmation of attending, we will discuss particular options that suit your needs.
Unfortunately, we are unable to provide refunds. However, you may transfer your ticket to another person. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
Pali Retreat is located about 1 hour from Ontario International Airport (ONT) and 2 hours from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
You like Grits & Biscuits while at the same time enjoy a good TED Talk. You crave personal development. Encounter is perfect for creative entrepreneurs, artists, bloggers, writers, performers, innovators, designers, builders, doers, and makers.
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There is always a Pail staffed host onsite who is available 24 hours a day. For medical emergencies, dial 911.

Pali Mountain can be contacted at:

30778 CA 18
Running Springs, CA 92382
(909) 867-5743

Content and Sessions will be announced soon, and will include an exciting selection of expert speakers and leaders.
Email us at or call/text us (323) 813-7846.