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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.


Resort Guests Enjoy: 


  • Many Private Rental CabinsCamp Sylvester Chance Hall
  • Group Accommodations for up to 220 guests
  • Year Round Access
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Amphitheaters
  • Hiking (leisure & Emigrant Wilderness Trails)
  • Skiing, Snow Boarding Resort
  • Ice Skating
  • All Seasons RecreationCamp Sylvester Lake
  • Meeting Halls
  • Heated Cabins, Restrooms and Showers
  • Commercial Grade Kitchen and Dining Facility
  • Restaurants, Gallery and Shopping Nearby

Camp Sylvester 

Accommodates Everyone!

  • Individual Private Rental Cabins 
  • Large Organization Retreats
  • Private Weddings / Special Events
  • Friend Gatherings
  • Family Vacations
  • Family Reunions
  • 4-H 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