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Camp Administration

Camp Director

Lexi Bardos

Lexi will be returning to us in 2021 for her 16th summer and her 3rd year in her role of Camp Director.

Lexi’s enthusiasm and love for nature, combined with her passion for empowering others and promoting youth development, have driven her aspirations to be a camp professional. She is motivated and determined to give today’s campers the opportunities and skills that a positive, inclusive, and accepting summer camp experience can provide!

Lexi holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology and a BS in Special Education from the University of Connecticut. She joined the Camp Claire family as a camper in 2006 and completed both our LIT and CIT programs. When not at Camp Claire, Lexi teaches Special Education at Haddam-Killingworth Middle School. She joined the Camp Claire family as a camper in 2006 and completed both our LIT and CIT programs. Lexi has held many roles in her years as a staff member, including various program area director positions, Program Director, LIT/CIT Director and Assistant Director.

“I am thrilled to be returning to my home away from home for another amazing and inspiring summer! This summer, it is even more important than ever that our campers have a safe, welcoming and fun place where they can just be kids. I am so grateful for the opportunity to help ensure that mission continues. I hope to see you all this summer!” – Lexi

 

Assistant Camp Director

Hailey Greenhalgh

Hailey will be returning to us in 2021 for their 3rd summer and their 3rd year in the role of Assistant Director.

Hailey finds summer camp to be a truly unique, inspiring, and rewarding place to attend and grow as an individual. Hailey is especially committed to continuing to develop Camp Claire to provide today’s campers and staff an unforgettable summer full of fun and memories.

Hailey is currently a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Connecticut studying Political Science and Human Rights. They joined the Camp Claire family in 2020 and is excited to return for more.

“I am super excited for another summer at Camp Claire! I am so thankful to have been welcomed to this camp family with open arms and really can not believe how special this place has become to me in such a short time. I hope that I get to see you in the summer of 2021!” – Hailey

Camp Administrator and Registrar

Lisa Gaskin

Lisa will be returning to us in 2021 for her 6th summer as Registrar and her 2nd year as Camp Administrator. She previously served on Camp Claire’s Board of Directors from 2013 to 2019.

Lisa’s grandparents owned a summer cottage on Oakland Avenue and that is where, at the age of 7, her love of Camp Claire began. She transferred that love to her son by sending him off to our residential camp as soon as he was old enough and he is now a senior counselor with us!

Lisa holds a BS in Elementary Education from Pace University as well as an MSE in Elementary Education from Long Island University.

“I am so excited to be returning to Camp Claire for another wonderful summer! Camp Claire is my happy place and I am always striving to share this hidden gem.” – Lisa