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What Summer Camp Taught Me About Teaching (Part 2 of 2)

Posted by on November 25, 2014

Yesterday, we featured part 1 of an article written by our own Alex Trost entitled “What Summer Camp Taught Me About Teaching.”  Part 2 of the article can be read in its entirety below.  If you would like to read more from Alex, please visit…

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What Summer Camp Taught Me About Teaching (Part 1 of 2) by Alex Trost

Posted by on November 24, 2014

Working at camp is a unique experience that is beneficial for those going into any profession, teaching in particular. One of our own, Alex Trost, has recently published a two-part article which shows how he incorporates the things that he learns over the summer at…

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Zoe Butchen Making a Difference with Dance / Shake / Donate Campaign!

Posted by on November 14, 2014

Camp Echo Lake’s own, Zoe Butchen, is spearheading “Dance/Shake/Donate,” a campaign to help raise money for Parkinson’s Disease. Zoe will be entering her seventh summer at Echo Lake in 2015.  Ever since she was a young camper, Zoe has always empathized with those around her. …

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You Want to Know NOW if I Want to Leave Home Again for Camp Next Summer?!

Posted by on October 15, 2014

 Written by Laurie Rinke   As an adult, sometimes it is hard to remember the feelings that you had leaving home to go to camp, or even college for that matter.  Do you remember what it felt like to once again sleep in your own…

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How Parents Can Help Children Transition From Sleepaway Camp to Home

Posted by on August 27, 2014

By Laurie Rinke   “It was the best of times. It was the worst of times…” Charles Dickens’ opening line of A Tale of Two Cities may be the most accurate description of a camper’s transition home after an incredible summer at camp.   As…

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