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The summer ends, the summer begins

In the middle of August, we headed up to San Francisco’s family camp in Yosemite, Camp Mather, to finish off the last week of summer before the kids started school. 724 more words

Family Biking

A new bike in our fleet

Summer is winding up, and it’s been fun. We’re having too much fun for me to write regular blog posts, anyway. I missed taking any vacation last summer, so this summer I’ve gobbled up three weeks in a row. 451 more words

San Francisco

Camp Mather

Strawberry Music Festival is held at Camp Mather, located near the gates of Yosemite National Park.

Camp Mather has been owned and operated by the city of San Francisco Parks and Recreation, since 1924. 148 more words

The hammock is the best entertainment for the kids

The campsite is relaxing for some, but so much fun for the kids. The hammock has provided hours of entertainment, and actually some relaxation for adults, if they can wrest it away from the young ones.

The rim fire 2013

This year 2013, this August, into September, the incredible Rim fire threatened Camp Mather, the setting for Strawberry Music Festival.

By the hard work of the amazingly dedicated firemen from all over the state and probably across the country, Camp Mather was spared. 196 more words

Wildfire Near Yosemite Grows To 25 Square Miles

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (CBS/AP) — An out-of-control forest fire threatening about 2,500 structures near Yosemite National Park was one of more than 50 active, large wildfires dotting the western U.S. 658 more words


San Francisco At-Risk Teens Head To Sierra To Learn Leadership Skills

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – A group of at-risk San Francisco teenagers are heading off to Camp Mather in the High Sierras on Thursday, part of a new Recreation and Parks Department program aimed at turning the troubled youth into civic leaders. 282 more words