The Camp Echo Lake Trail

My Camp Echo Lake Journey Monday: Tifani Buchanan

Posted by on May 15, 2017

This edition of My Camp Echo Lake Journey Monday comes to us from Tifani Buchanan.  Tifani was a Cabin Specialist during the summers of 2015 and 2016. Recently, Tifani was assigned a project in her Creativity Course at The University of Hartford.  She was challenged…

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Lemons to Lemonade with Matt LeMoine: The Eternal Optimism of a Struggling Sports Fan

Posted by on May 3, 2017

Every year around this time, I tend to have the same items on my to-do-list as I prepare to move to Camp. I make sure that I dust off my duffels, start setting aside the clothes and costumes for packing, restock all the toiletries I…

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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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