Camp Mather is the San Francisco family camp that was built as a sawmill for the construction of the O'Shaughnessey Dam in the 1920's. 150 miles east of San Francisco near the Hetch Hetchy Valley. The border of Yosemite National Park is a mile up the road, Yosemite Valley is 18 miles south. The camp is beloved by many as an off-the-grid refuge from city life and is a treasure for generations of SF families.
The mission of FRIENDS of CAMP MATHER (FoCM) is to promote, enhance, protect, and support the traditional, recreational, social, environmental and historic aspects of Camp Mather.
This Friends of Camp Mather website provides guidance and information to new and old campers alike. Here you will find news and information on the Camp itself, week specific information as available, background information on Friends of Camp Mather, and much more.