Big News and Exciting Updates from Camp Claire!
Our Counselor in Training program will be sessions 1 – 4 (June 28 – July 25)
Application process open to 15 and 16 year olds
Our Leader in Training program will be sessions 5 – 7 (July 26 – August 15)
Application process open to 14 and 15 year olds
Camp Claire has traditionally only accepted overnight campers up to 13 years old. Over the last few years we have seen a growing interest in 14 year olds that wish to attend Camp Claire as overnight campers.
For the 2020 camping season, we will be offering a limited number of overnight camper spots for campers who are 14 years old for sessions 1 – 4.
Registration now OPEN!
Welcome to Camp Claire
Session Dates & Rates
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.Get Session Info
Ages 8 - 14
Camp Claire offers seven ONE-WEEK overnight sessions throughout the summer. ALL campers go home on Saturdays. Campers are able to partake in several different classes of their own choosing.
Ages 6 - 13
Day campers participate in daily classes and afternoon programs along with the residential campers. Every Wednesday day campers have the option to stay over for the night so they can experience an evening program, and what it is like to sleepover in the cabins.
Ages 14 - 15
Leader in Training
This program is designed to help young people work in cooperative groups and develop leadership skills. Many successful participants in this program join our Counselor In Training program the next season.
Ages 15 - 16
Counselor in Training
Counselor in Training is a four-week program for 15 and 16 year olds who would like to apply to become counselors the following summer.
Cooper, Age 11
Best. Summer. Ever.
I love Camp Claire because it's where all my friends are!
Rustic & Magical
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