Clemson Outdoor Lab

Located five miles from campus, the Clemson University Outdoor Lab is on a beautiful peninsula on Hartwell Lake. The Outdoor Lab provides meeting and programming possibilities found in few environments. Excellent accommodations for conferences, workshops, retreats and other programs are available.

Find out why your next event should be held at the Outdoor Lab.

Retreat Center

Retreat Center

Whether you are seeking a quiet spot for a family reunion, planning a wedding or searching for accommodations in the greater Clemson area, our staff and facilities stand ready to meet your needs.


Summer Camps

The Outdoor Lab leads a number of residential camps for children, youth and adults. Many are designed specifically for those with disabilities. We are the summer home of Jaycee Camp Hope, Camp Sertoma and Camp Lions Den. We also offer delightful residential camps for active older adults.

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Consider staying at the Outdoor Lab during your next visit to Clemson! Suites and cabins are available for rent.

We are now accepting applications for our summer programs! See Camps section for more information.


415 Charlie White Trail
Pendleton, SC 29670

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Phone: (864) 646-7502
Fax: (864) 646-3620

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Email for camps & programs:

Outdoor Lab
Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29634-0737

Clemson Outdoor Lab

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