We are dedicated to strengthening families, building community, and connecting people to nature through the experience of camping. 


Friends of Camp Sacramento is a non-profit membership organization that strengthens families, builds community, and connects people to nature through the experience of camping. Friends meets our mission by supporting a family camp that has been operated in the Sierra Nevada Mountains by the City of Sacramento for 100 years.

New Deck

Lodge Deck

Friends has built a new deck that overlooks the American River behind the lodge. 


Few projects get as much use as the Friends playground. In 2018, Friends upgraded with a new playground. 

Water Tower

You can think of us everything you brush your teeth or take a shower. Friends partnered with the city to replace aging water towers. 

Camp Improvement

Friends keep the cost of camp low and quality high by paying for large and small camp improvements. For example, we built a playground, replaced all the beds, purchase arts and craft supplies, fishing and archery equipment, candle making supplies, and more. In 2020, we completed a new lodge deck overlooking the American River. 

Boyd Family Camperships

Friends of Camp Sacramento partners with Sacramento based non-profit organizations each year to send families to camp who otherwise could not afford the experience. In recent years, Camperships have been granted to families who have previously experienced homelessness and families who have adopted foster children. 

Become a 

Friends of Camp Sacramento is a membership organization that uses tax deductible dues to support camp improvements and camperships at Camp Sacramento. Memberships start at just $25 dollars per families. Local businesses and organization can become an honorary Friend through charitable donations. 

Our Projects

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