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Luxury Camping

We offer luxury camping. Large 12' x 16' double occupancy tents (see below) with mattresses on platforms situated alongside the North Yuba River. Accommodations include hot water and showers, and flush toilets. Our dining hall provides great meals and promotes a wonderful camaraderie. You may also opt to bring your own camping gear. Or you can stay off campus and still partake in our dining services and classes. If you stay on campus however you must participate in our meal plans. All full-time students from any university is entitled to 30% off costs for food and camping.

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Lodging Alternatives

For those of you who wish to explore other lodging here is a link to the Sierra County Lodging. SNFC is 1 mile from Bassett's Station and 6 miles from Sierra City. It is wise to make reservations early, as most rooms are full by late June.

Dining Hall

Great Food


All full time students can receive a 30% discount on food and lodging prices.

$52/day or $62/day for camping and meals.
Best deal for hundreds of miles.



  • Use of 10 ft by 10 or 13 ft by 8ft tents
  • mattresses, hot showers, washrooms etc.
  • (expect double occupancy in tents)


  • Use of showers, washrooms,etc
  • You bring your own tent or RV



  • 3 meals/day (fewer meals only on arrival and departure days)

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