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Welcome to Camp Sylvester!

Group Facilities - Events - Recreation - Much More




Nestled between Pinecrest Lake and the snow-covered slopes of Dodge Ridge ski resort, Camp Sylvester in Pinecrest, California is an ideal setting for family vacations and group retreats alike. With updated cabins and recreation halls sprawling over nearly ten acres of the Stanislaus National Forest, Camp Sylvester provides the fresh air, green pines and excitement of an outdoor adventure with all of the comforts of a rustic resort.


Camp Sylvester is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization that sustains educational and recreational camp/venue facilities for use by youth development camps, non-profit organizations, businesses, special events, weddings and families retreats.  



Rental Amenities:

Camp Sylvester Chance Hall


On-Site Amenities:


  • Many Cabins Available & Guest House
  • Group Accommodations for 15-200 guests
  • Year Round Access
  • Meeting Halls
  • Heated Cabins, Restrooms and Showers
  • Commercial Kitchen and Dining Facility
  • Lighted Amphitheaterpinecrest lake
  • Team Sports Areas
  • Lighted BBQ & Picnic Area
  • Sierra Forest Setting

Neighboring Amenities:


  • All Seasons Recreation
  • Full Service Lake & Marina
  • Sport Fishing
  • Hiking Trails
  • Bicycle Rentals
  • Swimming Lagoons (Cleo's Bath)
  • Skiing, Snow Boarding Resort (Dodge Ridge)
  • Snow Sledding Destinations
  • Ice Skating (Long Barn)
  • Restaurants, Art Gallery and Shopping


Everyone Welcome!


  • Individual Private Rental Cabins
  • Large Organization Retreats
  • Private Weddings / Special Events
  • Friend Gatherings
  • Family Vacations
  • Family Reunions
  • Youth Camps / Retreats
  • Rotary Retreats
  • Girl Scouts Camps
  • Boy Scouts Camps 
  • Church Camps
  • FFA (Future Farmer's of America)
  • Outdoor Education 
  • School/Collge Retreats
 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!

28770 Dodge Ridge Road
Pinecrest, CA 95364
(209) 965-3172