The Camp Echo Lake Trail

Top Ten Things Parents Can Do to Prepare Your Child(ren) for Summer Camp (*And, no, one of the things is NOT a sleepover)

Posted by on April 27, 2017

With flowers blooming and the temperature warming, many parents want to know what they should do to help prepare their child(ren) for sleep away camp this summer. There are many things that parents can do to help prepare your child for a most successful summer…

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Letters from Amy: That Indefinable Something

Posted by on April 21, 2017

As summer approaches my life is punctuated by welcoming new parents and their children into our Echo Lake family.  We have an evening of Q & A.  We have a new camper picnic.  There was a very successful bowling party for newbies, too.  All of…

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Across the Way With Brenda: Your Summer To Do List

Posted by on April 19, 2017

I love lists.  At this time of year, when the snow is a not-so-distant memory and we are seeing the buds on the trees, lists become really important because there is so much to do before the buses roll into Camp on June 24th. Whether…

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Around the Campfire with Laurie: Avoiding the Perfectionist Trap: How to Embrace the Discomfort of Growth

Posted by on April 11, 2017

Whenever we are faced with a challenge, a competition, or a new task, I think most of us fall somewhere along a spectrum. On one end of the spectrum are the Perfectionists. The Perfectionists strive to be perfect, constantly working themselves into knots to be…

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My Camp Echo Lake Journey Monday: Hannah Coleman

Posted by on April 3, 2017

This week’s My Camp Echo Lake Journey Monday comes to us from Hannah Coleman.  Hannah was a second generation camper at Echo Lake from 2010 to 2016.  Hannah completely embodies what it means to be a superstar camper and bleeds green and gold.  Hannah just…

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