Contact UsStanford Sierra Conference Center
P.O. Box 10618
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96158 Physical Address:
130 Fallen Leaf Road
Fallen Leaf, CA 96150
During the summer when we host Stanford alumni and their families, Stanford Sierra is packed full of guests. We keep our maximum to 180 during the spring and fall conference seasons, but during the summer, we often have upwards of 250 guests! It can get pretty loud and chaotic here on serene Fallen Leaf Lake. So Bruce Campodonico, our head of maintenance (that title doesn’t really give Bruce credit for all he does here), is on a mission to create hidden, peaceful spots where you can get away from the bulk of your fellow event attendees. Here is a rundown of what Bruce has created so far:
Bruce and his crew built the Snooper Chalet so our 5 & 6 year-olds in the summer would have a home base. This is also where yoga classes are held. During the conference season, the Snooper Chalet is quiet. You get there by taking a left uphill when you see the cleared area on your way back to the parking lot.
Behind the main lodge Bruce and his crew built a stone wall and included a nice seat. It’s a nice shady area and there isn’t much foot traffic, just a few of our staff members heading to and from the lodge.
I think the seat built into the wall looks like a throne…
During the summer it’s chaos on the lakefront during daytime hours. But in the fall, it’s often quiet and a great spot to read or just relax.
Bruce’s latest creation is a gazebo on the lake. Perfect for a romantic moment or some quiet alone time. The gazebo is between the entrance to Stanford Sierra and the main lodge.
Look for the stone steps leading down to it…
So if you see Bruce during your visit to Stanford Sierra
say “hello” and thank him for all the cool stuff he has built around Camp!
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