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Who can stay at Camp Mather?

Who can stay at Camp Mather?

Proof of SF residency is required to be included in the SF Resident Lottery. We now offer 6 slots per week for low-income San Francisco resident families to attend Camp Mather at a discounted rate. Low-income is defined as having a household income of less than 250% of Federal Poverty Level.

Is Camp Mather open this year?

Camp Mather, a beloved family camp where hundreds of San Francisco families retreat every summer, will not be opening this year. The city of San Francisco that owns the camp announced Thursday the summer 2021 season is canceled due to COVID-19 risks. The COVID-19 transmission risk simply remains too high.”

Who is Camp Mather named after?

Stephen T. Mather
When the O’Shaughnessy Dam was completed, many of the facilities were no longer needed. In the mid 1920’s, the City of San Francisco designated the property for use as a family recreation area. It was named Camp Mather in honor of Stephen T. Mather, the first director of the National Park Service.

How much does Camp Mather cost?

It has a collection of cabins and tents accomodating from 2 – 6 people, with rates ranging from $80 – $380 per night. It also has a bar and dining room and hosts a variety of activities ranging from massages to fly fishing expeditions.

Can you camp in Hetch Hetchy?

Hetch Hetchy Backpacker Campground in Yosemite National Park Hetch Hetchy area provides primitive tent camping accessible by hike-in campers only. However, a valid wilderness permit is required to stay at the campground (PCTA permits are only valid at Tuolumne Meadows).

How much is Camp Mather?

Is Dimond O Campground open?

Area Status: Open The Dimond O Campground is located on a mixed conifer forested site adjacent to the Middle Fork of the Tuolumne River.

Is the Camp Mather in San Francisco closed?

Camp Mather, the City-owned family summer camp in the High Sierra wilderness, will remain closed in 2021 due to Covid-19 risks, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today. Read on… SF Recreation and Park Commission awarded construction contract to local firm Rubecon Builders for remediation work.

Who is the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department?

San Francisco Recreation and Park commissioners today unanimously approved a contract extending San Francisco Recreation and Park Department’s contract with Another Planet Entertainment for the production of the annual Outside Lands Music Festival. Read on…

What’s the name of the dining room at Camp Mather?

At the same time, the Yosemite Park and Curry Company used the other side of camp to house tourists interested in seeing both Yosemite National Park and the construction of the dam. The company built the Jack Spring Dining Hall for this purpose, the building that now serves as the Camp Mather kitchen and dining room.

Is there a concession store at Camp Mather?

A concession store that sells sodas, candies and sundries is open throughout the summer. Campers are advised to bring travelers checks since personal checks are not accepted. For more information, call the Camp Mather Desk at 415-831-2715. The 2020 Camp Mather season has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation.

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