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Come See What's Fun!

Group Facilities - Events - Recreation - Much More

Rain or shine, Camp Sylvester in Pinecrest, California is alive with activity year-round. Just beyond the borders of camp, guests will find Dodge Ridge Ski Resort, Pinecrest Lake, Crabtree Emigrant Wilderness Trailhead and much more! Additionally Black Oak Casino, historic Jamestown, Sonora and Columbia are also just a short drive down the hill.

Pinecrest Lake and Beach Front

Swimming, Boat Marina, River Rafting, Waterfalls

Click to view: Pinecrest Recreational Area Video

Sunshine Rafting Adventures (800) 829-7238 Click Here
River Rafting River Journey (209) 847-4671 Click Here
Pinecrest Lake Marina (209) 965-3333  Click Here
Pinecrest Lake Recreational   Click Here
Cleo’s Bath, “A West Coast Favorite” Click Here: Watch Video

Ski and Snowboard Destination

Winter Adventure Awaits! Ski, Snowboard, Cross Country
Dodge Ridge Ski Resort,
Lift Tickets
(209) 965-3474 Click Here

Ice Skating, Snow Park, Winter Fun

Come and Enjoy the Sierra Snow
Lealand Meadows Snow Park (209) 965-4719 Click Here
Long Barn Ice Skating Rink (800) 310-3533 Click Here

Horseback Riding

Kennedy Meadows & Aspen Meadows Destinations
Kennedy Meadows Horse Pack Station    (209) 965-3900 Horseback Riding

Hiking and Wilderness Trails

Explore Everything the National Forest Offers
Crabtree Wilderness Trailhead   Click Here:
SNF Summit Ranger’s Station   (209) 965-3434
Pinecrest Basin Hiking Trails Click Here
Summit Ranger’s District Bike Trails  Click Here
Off-Road / Motorized Trails Click Here
Cleo’s Bath, A Premier Swimming Hole Click Here: Watch Video

Pinecrest Amphitheater

Lake Front Box Office Family Films
Pinecrest Theater (209) 402-4870 Click Here

Other Entertainment

Family Fun, Outdoor Sports Gear, Fine Art
Black Oak Casino (877) 747-8777  Click Here
Rich & Sal’s Sport Shop  (209) 965-3637 Click Here
Pinecrest Fine Arts Gallery (209) 965-3800

Live Entertainment

Music & Event Entertainment
The Tailights Band (209) 606-3689 Blues & Country Rock Contact: Mark Macsenti

Local Scenic Golfing

Play Under the Majestic Trees
Mountain Springs Golf Course (209) 532-1000 Click Here
Twain Harte Golf Course (209) 586-3131 Click Here

Historical State Parks, Outdoor Adventure

Family Fun, Historic Sites, Caverns & Unique Adventures
Columbia Historic State Park  (209) 536-1672 Click Here
Jamestown Rail-town 1987 (209) 984-3953 Click Here
Calaveras Big Trees SP (209) 795-3840 Click Here
Moaning Underground Caverns (800) 736-2708 Click Here

Restaurants, Grocery, Catering, Services

Local Dining, Grocery, Food and Event Service Favorites
Local Restaurants
Mia’s Italian Brick Oven Restaurant (209) 965-4591 Pizza & Specialties, Bar
The Pie Pizzeria (209) 586-4251 Pizza Restaurant
Strawberry Inn Restaurant & Bar (209) 965-3662
The Steam Donkey Restaurant and Bar (209) 965-3117 Steakhouse & Bar
Pinecrest General Store and Market (209) 965-3661 Grocery, Market & Supply
Sysco Central California (209) 409-4416 Grocery Delivery
Producer’s Dairy (800) 675-4901 Grocery Delivery
Catering Available

Camp references for optional catering service providers.

Mike Bambaciqno Catering (209) 968-6069 Catering and BBQ
Corner Space Catering (209) 588-3880 Catering & Confections
Lakeview Catering (209) 588-9955 LakeviewCatering@yahoo.com
Sierra Smoke BBQ Catering (209) 743-1548 Click Here
The Rock Catering (209) 586-2080 Click Here
Passionate Plates Catering (707) 337-4051 Catering
Chef Dave Cooks (209) 770-6364 Catering and BBQ
Rental Linens

Camp references for optional rental linen service providers. 

Rammco Linens Service   (209) 418-4292  Rental Linens & Supply
Floral & Decor

Camp references for optional floral and decor service providers. 

Sweet Lilac, Jamestown   (209) 840-2949 Floral & Decor Services

Camp Sylvester is a (501)c3 non-profit organization owned and operated in cooperation with the Stanislaus County Farm Bureau.