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History Rich and Fun Filled

Rental camp facilities for all occasions.
With Camp Sylvester, your event comes first!

A Sierra Tradition Since 1927.

Located in Pinecrest, California, guests have been seeking adventure at Camp Sylvester for over 90 years. Operated as a volunteer based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Camp Sylvester sustains educational and recreational rental camp facilities for use by youth organizations, university, families, weddings and special events alike.

Our Camp Sylvester mission is to provide the best possible camp experience at the lowest possible price. Call today to talk with one of our friendly staff and learn how Camp Sylvester can help make your next event or celebration a success. (209) 965-3172

Camp Features

Many Cabins Available & Guest House
Lodging for 15-195 Guests
A Year Round Destinations
Dining & Meeting Halls
Winter Heated Cabins & Facilities
Commercial Kitchen & Dining Facility
Lighted Amphitheater
Team Sports Areas
Lighted BBQ & Picnic Area
Sierra Forest Setting

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All That’s New, Summer 2019

All That’s New, Summer 2019

Heading to Camp Sylvester this year, check out all that is new for 2019.  Cabin Renovations, Sports Equipment and Much More!

Winter, it’s Snow Fun!

Winter, it’s Snow Fun!

It has been a snow filled winter thus far, check out some of the 2019 winter season highlights!

Donnell Fire Updates

Donnell Fire Updates

The Donnell Fire is located approximately (20) miles northeast of Pinecrest, Camp Sylvester and consistently moving easterly away from Camp. There is NO current or forecasted threat to Pinecrest or Camp Sylvester.

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Meet Our Leadership

Ken Peterson
Ken Peterson
Facility Operations Manager
(209) 965-3172
Yvonne Walton
Guest Services Manager
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Address: 28770 Dodge Ridge Road
Pinecrest, CA 95364
Phone: (209) 965-3172
EMail: ken@campsylvester.org

Camp Sylvester provides services, accommodations and privileges regardless of race, color, creed, sex, religion, handicap, age or national origin and is operated under special use permit within the Stanislaus National Forest. Donate Today!