Give your child

A Summer Adventure to Remember

Welcome to Camp Clayton, summer headquarters for Clayton Youth Enrichment, a leader in youth programming for nearly 50 years. Our thoughtfully designed programs and age-specific groupings ensure a safe, engaging, and unforgettable summer for all our participants. A lifetime of adventure begins at Camp Clayton!

Explore, Create, and Thrive in Specialized Camps for Every Passion

We proudly offer unique experiences that are sure to satisfy every child. From nurturing Pre-K Discovery Camps for our youngest participants to dynamic Teen Leadership Camps, our diverse programs cater to a variety of interests and age groups. Dive into STEAM exploration, embrace the outdoors with Adventure Camps, or elevate sports or performing arts skills with Clayton Academies. With over 20 camps, we have something for everyone. Camp Clayton is the ultimate summer adventure!

  • 5 CAMP Types

    Opportunities to explore new interests that are sure to satisfy every child

  • 9 LOCATIONS

    A variety of quality locations means convenience for working parents

  • Ages 3-13+

    Age-specific groupings and unique experiences for every child

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Convenient Locations
Across Tarrant County

Discover the convenience of Camp Clayton’s multiple locations across Tarrant County, offering diverse settings for exciting adventures. With 9 locations to choose from across Ft. Worth and Keller, you will find one that perfectly fits your needs for a summer full of fun and exploration.

Testimonials

“My camper never experienced a drone before…that was fun.”

Clayton Parent

“It was my first experience with Clayton and I can honestly say that it was beyond rewarding.”

Clayton Camp Specialist

“I built many relationships that I will cherish for life, and learned valuable lessons on how to connect and positively impact the lives of others.”

Clayton Camp Specialist

“I had the pleasure of working at the summer camp at Bedford Heights. My experience there was extremely fun and exciting!”

Clayton Camp Specialist

“I loved the service learning project at the Bedford Heights camp!”

Clayton Camper

“Being a camp coordinator has allowed me to turn my camp into not only a safe space for children and staff, but also a fun environment all summer long.”

Clayton Camp Specialist

“I cannot say enough good things about Clayton. It literally allows me to work full time.”

Clayton Parent

“Clayton summer camps let children from all different backgrounds and schools come together to make memories and friendships that can last a lifetime.”

Clayton Camp Specialist

“My camper never experienced a drone before…that was fun.”

Clayton Parent

“I chose the Adventure Camp because of its many offerings.”

Clayton Parent

“The activities put on by the staff were wonderful!”

Clayton Parent

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SUMMER CAMP FAQs

What are the hours for Camp Clayton?

We offer two choices for busy families:

  • Regular – 8:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
  • Extended – 7:00a.m. – 6:00p.m. (additional fee)
What information do I need to register for camp?
  • Up-to-date shot records 
  • Emergency contact information
  • Authorized drop-off/pick-up information
What ages of children attend Camp Clayton?
  • Pre-K Discovery Camp: 3* – 5 years old (these campers have not been to school or kindergarten) *select locations
  • STEAM Camp: 5 – 12 years old
  • Adventure Camp: 6 – 12 years old
  • Clayton Specialty Camp: 8 – 12 years old
  • Teen Leadership Camp: 13 – 15 years old
What staff/camper ratios does Camp Clayton adhere to?
  • Pre-K Discovery Camp: 1:8
  • STEAM Camp: 1:10, STEAM Field Trips – 1:8
  • Clayton Specialty Camp: 1:10
  • Adventure Camp (age 6-8): 1:8, (age 9-12): 1:10
  • Teen Leadership Camp: 1:10
What should my camper bring with them each day?
  • Lunch (except for specified field trips)
  • Backpack
  • Refillable water bottle 
  • Closed-toed shoes
  • Swimsuit, swim shoes, towel (Adventure Camps only)
What if I do not want my camper to go on field trips?

Campers should not attend Camp Clayton on field trip days if they are not participating in the field trip.

Site-specific contact information will be provided to each camp parent before the program begins. Please speak with your camp’s Site Coordinator first, then if needed, reach out to the Area Program Manager, followed by the Senior Program Manager.

Do I have to attend every week?

Parents can choose which weeks work best for their family. Some parents choose weeks based on the theme, field trip, camper interest, family vacations, etc.

What if I want to cancel a week that I am currently registered for?

Parents must contact Client Services to withdraw their camper from the program two weeks in advance by emailing clientservices@claytonyouth.org

What if my camper requires medication?
  • Medication must be turned in to camp leadership either daily/weekly. 
  • All required documents must be filled out by the parent/guardian before the medication is administered. 
  • Medication will be stored in a locked cabinet until it is time for medication to be administered. 
  • Medication is only dispensed by camp leadership. 
  • Life-saving medications (inhalers/epi-pens) will be kept with the counselor for quick usage if needed.

Medication Authorization Form

What do I do if my camper needs accommodations, and/or has allergies?
  • List any special accommodations, medication, and/or allergy concerns on the enrollment form information at the time of registration. 
  • A manager may reach out to you for further discussion.