August 18-21, 2018

    Shaffer's High Sierra Camp in Sierra City, CA

  • What is Rails Camp?

    A retreat for the software and design community to meet and learn from each other while getting out of the city to unplug around the campfire

  • Shaffer's High Sierra Camp

    38782 CA-49, Sierra City, CA 96125, Tahoe National Forest


    Outside Magazine named Shaffer's High Sierra Summer Camp as one of its 5 favorite camps in the U.S., and the Los Angeles Times recommended this camp as one of 14 adventure travel destinations (and only one of two camps)!


    Outdoor activities this year include some pretty awesome stuff. Rock climbing near by and ropes course (staffed), kayaking, SUP-ing, swimming, and hiking mountains / sections of the infamous Pacific Crest Trail!


    * Photos below provided by camp by http://www.thegoodness.com/

  • Want to go?

    There will be a bus arranged to pick everyone up at the Sacramento International Airport so be to airport luggage area by 1-ishpm on Saturday the 18th, bus will leave at 1:30pm sharp! (If not taking the bus get to camp at 5:00pm, no earlier please). On the last day, Tuesday, you should get to the airport by 12:30pm.


    Please read policies page and packing page before buying a ticket and remember that this is a remote area with no cell reception or internet!

  • Sponsors so far...

    More packages available email for sponsorship deck!


    Standing desk boards!

    Annual canoe race raffle prize!


    Airbnb for camping!

    "We are driven by our mission to get more people outside and believe connecting with nature is essential to a happy and healthy human life." They're hiring an awesome product engineer role, email us for intro to team!


    Testing Software

    Buildkite is a platform for running fast, secure, and scalable continuous integration pipelines on your own infrastructure.

    Sticker Mule

    Custom stickers + more

    Sticker and button support for camp!

  • Questions?

    Reach out to Bobbilee, head organizer,

    if you have any questions or concerns

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