The Camp Echo Lake Trail

Letters From Amy: The Warmth of Visiting Day

Posted by on January 5, 2017

For the first time in my life during this winter vacation I had the opportunity of watching three generations of families in, out, around, standing, sitting, playing and swimming at the huge community pool at my new residence in West Palm Beach.  Everyone was having…

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Around the Campfire with Laurie: Growth Lies Outside of Your Comfort Zone…Even For Adults

Posted by on December 7, 2016

My entire body froze. I could hear my heart pounding in my ears. I tried not to make eye contact with anyone and willed myself to become invisible. It didn’t work, and once again, the teacher said, “Laurie, come up to the front of the…

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Our Big Backyard With Glenn and Terry: Giving Back

Posted by on November 29, 2016

Hello from chilly Warrensburg! We hope that you are enjoying the change in seasons from Fall to Winter. Saturday we enjoyed temperatures of 60 degrees at camp; it felt like we could actually sit out on the Echo Lake beach! This morning we awoke to…

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Keeping up with Kelly: Giving Thanks

Posted by on November 22, 2016

With Thanksgiving right around the corner I am reminded of an article I read in Time Magazine online called Why Being Thankful is Good for You by Alexandra Sifferlin.  You can find various similar articles that have been published which explain the health benefits of…

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Letters From Amy: The Echo Lake Connection

Posted by on November 15, 2016

I am sitting at a unique perch of 72 years at Echo Lake.  A lot of ground has passed beneath my feet both literally and also and perhaps more important in form of the human equation. We are refreshed and enlivened by all the campers…

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