A Unique Venue for Your Next Event

Contact: wiseretreat@mandeljcc.org or (216) 593-6293

The Wise Retreat Center provides an outstanding combination of warm service, versatile meeting rooms, terrific food, and overnight housing.
  • Retreats and Conferences – A one-of-a-kind venue for youth groups, business meetings, team building events, corporate events, pre-season athletic and band camps, student organizations and greek life.
  • Weddings and Life Cycle Events – A peaceful place to celebrate a variety of life’s milestones such as weddings, B’nai Mitzvoth, and reunions.
Day & Overnight Accommodations
Whether you plan to spend a day with us or bring a group for a week, we’ve got everything you need to make your event or retreat memorable. After an active day at the Wise Retreat Center you can rest assured you’ll sleep well in any of our comfortable private, semi-private and bunk sleeping accommodations. We provide an outstanding combination of warm service, versatile meeting rooms, terrific food, and overnight housing.

The Best Night’s Sleep

Private, Semi-Private, and Bunk Sleeping

Year-Round Accommodations (177 beds)
Chalutzim Cabins (144 beds)

Stay the night in one of our eight winterized cabins. Each cabin can sleep 18 people in bunk beds and has an attached bathroom. Each building houses two cabins that are connected by a bathroom.

Chalutzim Moadon (4-12 beds)

Semi-private rooms with a small lounge, conveniently located in the same building as our meeting space.

Healthcenter  (20 beds)

Spacious private and bunk sleeping rooms with four individual bathrooms and a small lounge area.

Seasonal Accommodations May-September (192 Beds)

Noar (136 beds)

Our Noar cabins house 16 people in bunk beds. Each cabin has an attached bathroom. Noar cabins have screen windows that allow for natural airflow.

Solel (48 beds)

Our yurt cabins each house 16 people and are insulated. The Solel cabins share a central shower house connected to the cabins by an outdoor boardwalk which connects to the cabins to a large shared deck space.

Peak dates fill quickly, call today to hold yours!

Community and Meeting Spaces

Dining Hall (seats up to 500)

A cozy fireplace, cathedral ceiling, open stage, and modern kitchen facilities provide the perfect backdrop to lively and engaged meals, meetings, and events

Chalutzim Moadon (seats up to 150)

The ideal meeting space or activity area with two breakout rooms and semi-private sleeping rooms.

Lounge (seats up to 60 people)

A great indoor breakout space that includes a pool table and a foosball table


Comfort Food At Its Best

We know that exceptional food is an integral part of your retreat experience. The Wise Retreat Center is a kosher and nut-aware facility.  We offer our guests the ability to work with a number of approved kosher caterers in the area. These caterers can design any type of customized menu to suit your retreat and event needs. They strive to meet all dietary restrictions, and their chefs are happy to accommodate any special needs for your group.


“As always, we had a fantastic camp year at Wise Retreat Center. We look forward to continuing our partnership in the future.”- Shaker Heights 6th Grade Camp

“I have really appreciated the flexibility of the staff. Thank you! Little things make you feel welcome there and are so appreciated like the fire being already set… and coffee for the staff.”- Fairmount Temple

It seemed like everything we needed was taken care of quickly and with a smile!- Geauga Life Teens

The large open fields at Wise Retreat Center were perfect for our band to march and practice our formations. At the end of a long day of practice the kids had a blast cooling off in the pool and the lake. We all had a great time!- High School Marching Band Director

Very welcoming, positive experience. The perfect environment for our teen retreat.- Armenian Diocese

We found the Wise Retreat Center to be the perfect environment. The staff helped us program different activities and allowed us the flexibility to do what we needed for our students. Our kids loved their experience and are now asking to go back every year.- Western Reserve Academy

We always love coming out to the Wise Retreat Center! It is a great facility for us. Your staff did a phenomenal job with customer service and it was an absolute pleasure working with them over the weekend. – BBYO