Roller Rink
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The program


With a property like the Rancho Bernardo Inn and a location like San Diego, the opportunities for memorable excursions are endless. San Diego is one of America’s top tour destinations and at Upscale we don’t leave the planning to you. We offer multiple trips and tours daily, geared to adults and kids of all ages. There is no program on earth that offers as much to their guests in terms of trips and tours as we do…and that is a fact! From the obvious like the San Diego Zoo and Sea World to the obscure like the Glen Ivy Hot Springs (known as the Disneyland of Spas) to Skysurfing Hot Air Balloons, we offer it all to our guests.

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Scholars in residence



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Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, “America’s Rabbi,” whom The Washington Post and Newsweek call “the most famous Rabbi in America,” is for many the face of Judaism in the modern world and one of the world’s most respected values and spiritual voices. He is one of the leading defenders of Israel and appears as a regular guest in international media outlets. Rabbi Shmuley is also one of the world’s most respected and oft-quoted relationship experts. An international best-selling author of 31 books, Rabbi Shmuley's works have been serialized in major international publications and translated into 20 languages.


Rabbi Shmuley lives in the New York Metropolitan area with his Australian wife Debbie. They have nine children.  Follow him on his website,, on Facebook Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, and on Twitter @RabbiShmuley.

Dennis prager 


Dennis Prager is one of America’s most respected radio talk show hosts. He has been broadcasting on radio in Los Angeles since 1982. His popular show became nationally syndicated in 1999 and airs live, Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to Noon (Pacific Time) from his home station, KRLA. Widely sought after by television shows for his opinions, he’s appeared on Fox and Friends, Red Eye, Hardball, Hannity, CBS Evening News, The Today Show and many others.

In 2011, Dennis co-founded with Allen Estrin, Prager University, an institution of higher learning on the Internet with a unique difference – all the courses are five minutes long. The courses distill the best ideas of the best minds in the world and cover the disciplines of Political Science, History, Philosophy/Religion, Economics and Psychology. The faculty includes Paul Johnson, George Gilder, Arthur Brooks, Peter Kreeft and many others.

rabbi elchanan shoff

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Rabbi Elchanan Shoff is Rabbi of Beis Knesses of Los Angeles, also known as BKLA.


Rabbi Shoff also teaches at YULA Boys High School, and YULA Girls High School, and is a Professor of Jewish Philosophy and Judaic Studies at Touro College of Los Angeles.


In the past, he was a Rebbe in Rabbi Shmuel Brazil’s Yeshivas Zeev Hatorah, Director of Educational Programming and a Senior Lecturer for Hineni International Programs (H.I.P), a Lecturer for Aish Hatorah, all in Jerusalem.


He was ordained by Rabbi Noah Weinberg of Aish Hatorah, and by Rabbi Zalman Nehemia Goldberg, Chief Justice of the Supreme Rabbinical Court of Jerusalem. He was trained in Yeshiva Ateres Shmuel of Waterbury CT, under Rabbi Aharon Kaufman, and Rabbi Yitzchak Meir Fishman.

Ami horowitz


Ami Horowitz is an American documentary filmmaker. He is the writer, producer, and director of Ami on the Streets, a satirical short film series. Horowitz co-wrote, co-directed, and starred in the 2009 documentary U.N. Me, a critical examination of the United Nations.

Rabbi Ari Neuman

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Rabbi Ari Neuman and his wife Shira have lived in Columbus, Ohio since 2016 after a very successful tenure as the OU's JLIC (Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus) couple at University of Maryland.  Rabbi Neuman began his academic career majoring in Psychology at Yeshiva University, went on to receive an MA in Medieval Jewish History from YU, and his ordination from REITS. As part of his rabbinical training at YU, he worked with the Jewish Community in Highland Park, NJ as the NCSY City Director, and was rabbinic intern at Young Israel of Plainview.




We understand this better than anyone. Of course, staying in a great resort and having great programming is important, but we realize that a great dining experience is where a Pesach program needs to begin and end. This is our foremost goal. 

We bring you a dining experience that is not only delicious, but also unique and creative. We appreciate the importance of offering a high end dining experience, while never forgetting to include the heimish dishes we all love, as well. 
We also feature an incredible 24 hour tea room with too many items to possibly mention, from pastries that just can’t be Pesachdik to slushy machines with brand name flavors, we have it all. Of course, we have kids options at all meals and early kids dinner, whenever dinner is late. All this and much more, go into the Upscale dining experience. We look forward to welcoming you to it. 

​• Non-Gebrokts • Glatt Kosher

• Cholov Yisroel • Shemura Matzah Only



We understand that your kids enjoyment can make or break your Pesach experience. We take this responsibility very seriously. Our kids program, whether it is for our day care (ages 0-3) or day camp (ages 4-12), is a major focus of Pesach. We hire a professional company for our day care, so in addition to the level of professionalism and safety they bring, they also have the ability to bring in a private babysitter for anyone that needs it at any time!

When it comes to our day camp (ages 4-12), no one offers a program like we do. A tremendous amount of thought and planning goes into our day camp. It runs every day of Pesach (on Yom Tov and Chol Hamoed) and includes events and prizes for all ages. Every day of Chol Hamoed features an offsite daycamp excursion to one of San Diego's famous attractions. We keep the kids busy from morning to night. We also have nightly events at the hotel that may include movies by the pool, sumo suit wrestling (Its very safe and hilarious!), carnivals and more. 


When your kids are having a great time, you'll have a great time!

•  Professionally run day care program
•  Ability to bring in a private babysitter for any family that needs
•  Day care for ages 0-3 that runs every day of Pesach
•  Day Camp for ages 4-12 that runs every day of Pesach
•  More prizes and themed events for kids than any program
•  Day Camp trips every day of Chol Hamoed to incredible attractions
•  Day Camp features nightly events including carnivals, movies by the pool etc.
•  Early kids dinner whenever dinner is late and kids options always available
•  Teen program that helps people meet and features incredible trips
•  There is no extra charge for our day care or day camp programs

We consistently hire only the best counselors and take the kids on more trips than any other program. 

For more details, just give us a call and we would love to go through it all with you!