Meeting & Gathering Spaces

Leadership Center

Our Leadership Center has 2 rooms that can be used to fit the needs of breakout sessions, small lectures, or activities with youth. The large room can comfortably fit up to 75 people, has a room divider to separate the space, and air conditioning with ceiling fans. The small room has a maximum capacity of 35 people with a ceiling fan and window air conditioning unit.

This area has 3 bathrooms on the side of the large room and parking near of the building.

Anderson Schope Leadership Center exterior

Leadership Center – Building Size Details

Large Building

  • 75 person capacity
  • Room divider
  • Water dispenser
  • Projector and screen
  • Sound system in ceiling with ports in both halves of room
  • Air conditioning & heater
  • Fireplace

Small Building

  • 35 person capacity
  • Ceiling fan
  • Window unit air conditioning system

Exploring Post

  • 50-person capacity
  • Located next to the dining hall
  • Window unit air conditioning system
Interior of the Exploring Post facility at Irvine Ranch

Dining Hall

  • 300-person capacity
  • Gas fireplace on North side wall
  • Concrete stage (wheelchair access available)
  • Heater (no air conditioning)
  • 5000 lumen projector with large roll away screen
  • A/V System:
    • 1 wireless microphone
    • PC – HDMI input; MAC – Need adapter to VGA
    • Audio is 1/8” male jack for connections to phone or auxiliary equipment
Empty dining hall at Irvine Ranch


Our BBQ pit area has designated picnic tables for up to 100 people. This includes access to our large rectangular charcoal fire pit (2.5ft x 12ft) area. This is the only location on the property that IROEC does allow for charcoal fire cooking.

Covering can be brought by guests looking to have additional shade.

  • Seating for up to 100 – picnic tables
  • Large rectangular fire pit: 2 ½ ft. x 12ft.
  • Customer to provide charcoal
  • Shade not available. Guests are encouraged to bring covering.
BBQ pit area


  • 240 person capacity in stone seating area and 200 additional on lawn seating
  • Electrical outlet
  • Some lighting available
  • Propane fire ring
Outdoor amphitheater

Outdoor Pavilions

Covered pavilion with picnic tables. Seating for up to 100 people.

Outdoor Pavilion at sunset

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