The Camp Echo Lake Trail

I Just Got Home and You Are Asking Me If I Want to go Back to Camp?

Posted by on August 21, 2017

Written by Laurie Rinke ***This article was originally posted in October 2014. We felt that at this time of year, when camp re-enrollment is underway and even the happiest of campers sometimes hesitate about re-enrolling for camp, it is a good message to share with our…

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Online and Social Media Reminders for the Camp Echo Lake Community

Posted by on August 15, 2017

Dear Camp Echo Lake Campers: When you get home, some of you are going to go online to places like Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and other online platforms. Here are a few things to remember when you go online. Social Media “Likes” are NOT the same…

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How to Help Your Child Adjust From Their Summer Home to Their Winter Home

Posted by on August 14, 2017

NOTE: This article was originally posted in the summer of 2014. It is being republished to offer a refresher to parents for their children’s arrival back home from camp. By Laurie Rinke “It was the best of times. It was the worst of times…” Charles…

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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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