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Your Stanford Sierra adventure

Bring your Stanford spirit and escape to the serenity of calm blue water and the crisp mountain air.

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COVID-19

Stanford Sierra programs continue to be impacted by COVID-19, so you may see changes to our 2021 operations. We appreciate your patience during these difficult times. 

In the meantime, we have redesigned our Stanford Sierra webpages to make it easier to find the information you need. If you'd like to share your feedback, please email us.

Explore the magnificent Sierra Nevada

Located on the south shore of Lake Tahoe on Fallen Leaf Lake, Stanford Sierra Camp is your destination for your family getaway, alumni program, business meeting and more. Venture out and see everything the Sierra Nevada has in store.

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Summer family camp

Stanford Sierra Camp’s summer program is the perfect time to take a break from the everyday with your loved ones. Your week in the magnificent Sierra Nevada will be filled with nonstop educational fun, new experiences and memories that will last your family a lifetime. 

Learn about Summer Family Camp

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Spring alumni programs

During the spring, Stanford Sierra Camp works with partners on campus and at the Stanford Alumni Association to offer a variety of alumni programs that include Stanford in the Wild, Healthy Living Retreat for Women and Memorial Day Weekend.

See spring alumni programs

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Faculty/Staff Weekend

As a member of Stanford faculty or staff, you have the opportunity to bring your loved ones along to experience Stanford Sierra Camp during Faculty/Staff Weekend. 

Read about Faculty/Staff Weekend

Planning your own event?

Stanford Sierra Conference Center is the ideal venue for hosting your spring retreat, fall retreat or multi-day gathering for groups of up to 180. You’ll enjoy AV-equipped rooms that feature high-speed, wireless internet, and all against the backdrop of the beautiful Sierra Nevada. 

Learn about Stanford Sierra Conference Center