Welcome to Camp Claire

Camp Claire is a rustic, old-fashioned summer camp that overlooks beautiful Hamburg Cove in Lyme, Connecticut. For over 100 years, we have provided children with some of the best summers of their lives.

Ages 8 - 14

Residential Camp

Camp Claire offers two ONE-WEEK sessions and two TWO-WEEK sessions beginning in July. Campers are able to partake in several different classes of their own choosing.

The Residential Way

Ages 6 - 14

Day Camp

Camp Claire offers one ONE-WEEK day camp session in August. Day campers participate in daily classes and afternoon programs. Every Wednesday campers have the option to stay for a late night so they can experience an evening program and campfire.

The Day Camp Life

Ages 14 - 16

Leadership Training Programs


A Day at Camp

See What Campers Do


Get to the Fun

Our Campus

See the Camp


Follow the Leaders
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    Cooper, Age 11

    Best. Summer. Ever.

    I love Camp Claire because it's where all my friends are!


Rustic & Magical

Our Campus

Camp Claire’s location inspires curiosity in nature and enjoyment of the natural beauty of the camp. It’s location on idyllic Hamburg Cove is one of the most beautiful and pristine tidal coves on the eastern seaboard.

Your Home Away From Home