Schaffer’s Camp




Looking for a Mountain Top wedding ? Consider Schaffer's Camp at 7,900', high atop the west ridgeline of Northstar California, accessed via gondola. From this vantage point, you'll be swept away in awe as you take in the panoramic mountain scenery while enjoying the warmth of this grand mountain lodge. Featuring expansive floor to ceiling windows, three large stone fireplaces, lounge areas, and a spacious back deck, this beautiful lodge is perfect for your mountaintop wedding! Traveling up to the venue on the gondola is a treat in itself and will serve as a truly special welcoming to your event. Be sure to take advantage of the natural, rustic, surroundings for photo opportunities that emphasize the romantic feel of your big day.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Event Center, Private Club, Vintage/Rustic, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 75 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 130 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 130 guests

Time Restrictions

Winter: 6:00pm-11:00pm
Summer: Accommodates weddings at any time of day within a 5 hour window.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $8,000 for the reception and ceremony which includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. There is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. A non-refundable security deposit of the rental fee is required.

Gondola transportation cost is additional. Please inquire for pricing.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Schaffer’s Camp is estimated at between $23,480 and $33,007 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Overnight accommodations available
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 11:00PM
No rice, birdseed, glitter, confetti