Welcome to Silver Lake!

You Are Welcome as You Are

Silver Lake Camp and Retreat Center strives to create an intentional, welcoming, Christian community accessible to all. The staff and Board of Directors believe that exposure to diverse expressions of humanity is beneficial to all God’s children. Silver Lake welcomes and affirms campers, staff, volunteers, and guests of all races, ethnicities, gender identities and expressions, and sexual orientations.

We're glad you're here! Silver Lake is a place where young people experience nature, make new friends, and explore their faith. With more than 60 acres of wooded land on lakeside shores, Silver Lake offers many opportunities for young people to take risks and try new things with the support of an intentional Christian community. 

Time and again we hear from our campers: "Silver Lake is where I can be the real me!" We invite you to take the plunge this summer and find your true self, new friends, and a closer connection to God.

We worship, learn, play, serve, and work together, respecting the right of private judgement. We seek to provide a safe environment of acceptance regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation, reflecting our unity in Christ and respecting the faith journeys of all of God’s children.

2022 Summer Camp

Registration opens January 15!

View & download the summer brochure

Adapting to Covid-19

Silver Lake’s Covid policies will evolve over the spring and follow recommended guidelines. We will communicate out to our families as soon as we can.

The most current policies can be found here and will be updated to reflect policy updates.

Vaccine Requirement Announcement

Silver Lake requires all guests to our site to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Those who are not able to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or due to age may show proof of a negative PCR test taken not more than 3 days before the event.

As a ministry of the Southern New England Conference, United Church of Christ (SNE UCC), Silver Lake adheres to all the policies put in place by the Conference.

Read the SNE UCC Covid Policies for Guests and Vendors.

Coronavirus & Reopening

For the latest information on Silver Lake's response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, visit www.silverlakect.org/coronavirus.

Shop the Online Store!

Purchase all your Silver Lake merchandise - online!

Watch this video for a step-by-step guide to navigating the online store and how to shop for Silver Lake items from home.



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News and Blog Posts

Environmental Justice Internship

The Southern New England Conference, UCC is pleased to announce an Environmental Justice Internship for 2022-2023!

Silver Lake Update - December 17, 2021

Update From the Lake - A monthly email update from Silver Lake.

Silver Lake Camp & Retreat Center Name Change

"One of the things I love about camp is the way it both stays the same and is always changing....The heart of Silver Lake has not changed. A part of the name ...

Christmas at the Lake 2021 Recap

On December 4th 2021, thirteen folks, some camp staff, and volunteers arrived at Silver Lake for another year of Christmas at the Lake - Family Day. This ...
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Silver Lake Camp & Retreat Center

Silver Lake Camp & Retreat Center is a ministry of the Southern New England Conference of the United Church of Christ.
Click here to read our Mission Statement.

223 Low Road | Sharon, CT 06069 | 860.364.5526 | Fax: 860.364.1000 | slcrc@silverlakect.org