The 39th Annual Peace Camp

Registration is Open!

June 21-23, 2024

REGISTER FOR CAMP

The Modesto Peace/Life Center’s 39th Annual Peace Camp in the Sierras will take place from June 21 to 23, 2024. Spend a weekend in nature building community and working toward peace, justice, and a sustainable environment through nonviolent action. You’ll enjoy workshops, good food, campfire singing, crafts, a talent/no talent show, recreation, and stimulating people of all ages in a beautiful mountain setting.

Peace Camp Registration

The camp fee covers the program offerings, food and lodging for the weekend.  Partial scholarships and day rates are also available.  Donations for scholarships are appreciated.

FULL WEEKEND 2 nights, 5 meals, workshops & activities

  • Adult (18+): April 1-April 30 – $100; May 1-May 31 – $110; after June 1 – $120

  • Youth (4 -17): before May 1 – $70; May 1-May 31 – $80; After May 31 – $90

  • Child (0-3): FREE

About Peace Camp

  • Peace Camp officially opens with supper at 6:00 pm on Friday, with arrivals anytime after 3 pm, and closes after breakfast and the morning gathering at noon on Sunday.  

  • The camp is run by a camp host, paid chef, and volunteer campers who share in planning, meal preparation, cleanup, and other work around the camp, including assisting with recreational activities and programming.

  • Families and individuals of all ages are welcome.  Minors under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Depending on the number of campers, cabins may be shared.  A cabin with special needs for access may be requested.

  • Directions and other information will be provided to participants before camp.

About Camp Peaceful Pines

Camp Peaceful Pines, on Clark Fork Road off Hwy. 108 in the Stanislaus National Forest, is the venue for Peace Camp.  Camp Peaceful Pines features a kitchen and mess hall, multiple bathroom facilities with hot showers, rustic cabins with lighting and bunk beds, platform tents for larger groups, two large campfire areas, ping pong tables, hiking trails, and a beautiful creek that runs directly through the camp, providing a peaceful and safe area for kids to play close to the adults.

Sample Peace Camp Schedule

FRIDAY, 6/21

2:00 PM Camp Opens!

5:45 PM Bell & Circle Gathering

6:00 PM Dinner Served

7:30 PM Campfire & Singing

10:00 PM Lights out/Generator off… Get your flashlight!

SATURDAY, 6/22 

7:00 AM Hot Beverages Available

7:15 AM Wake Up Bell

7:20 AM Morning Mindfulness

7:45 AM Bell & Circle Gathering

8:00 AM Breakfast & Cleanup

9:30 AM Workshop/Family-Friendly Workshop & Activities

11:00 AM Ukulele Lessons/Short Hike

11:45 AM Bell & Circle Gathering

12:00 PM Lunch Served

1:30 PM History of the Dutch Oven

2:00 PM Tie Dye Activity

3:30 PM Drum Circle

5:45 PM Bell & Circle Gathering

6:00 PM Dinner Served

7:30 PM Talent/No Talent Show

8:30 PM Campfire & Singing

10:00 PM Lights out/Generator off… Get your flashlight!

SUNDAY, 6/23 

6:30 AM Morning Hike to Sunrise Rock

7:00 AM Hot Beverages Available

7:15 AM Wake Up Bell

7:20 AM Morning Movement

7:45 AM Bell & Circle Gathering

8:00 AM Breakfast Served

9:30 AM Pack to Leave

10:45 AM Closing Circle & Sharing/Final Clean-up

12:00 PM Camp Closes

For more information: Megan Parravano, 209-497-7220,