The Camp Echo Lake Trail

The 411 of 12885 – Striving to make CEL better every year

Posted by on December 8, 2015

Once the camp season is over and I’ve had a few weeks to get back into the “real” world I always take time to analyze how the past summer went in regards to the day-to-day operations of camp. We are always looking to improve Echo…

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Our Big Back Yard with Glenn and Terry – Hello to our Alums & Goodbye to the BHQ

Posted by on December 1, 2015

For us, summer never really ends, since we get to live right at camp year round.  But this Fall, we saved a little bit of summer for an invasion of alums at the 70th anniversary.  Former Echo Lakers came from far and wide – some…

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Across the Way with Brenda- Senior Village Reflecting on Summer 2015

Posted by on November 25, 2015

  As we approached the final week of summer 2015, we gave each senior village camper and staff one final survey to complete.  The difference was that we didn’t ask the usual questions about your favorite food or your favorite activity.  In the final survey,…

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Letters from Amy – 70 Years of Camp Echo Lake

Posted by on November 17, 2015

Hi there Echo Lake family, We are coming off two very spectacular camp-related events one being our 70th camp summer, wow! The second was a 70th camp alumni reunion during spectacular weather – a love fest with alums who go back as far as the…

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Becoming a Stronger Person, One Waterski Trip at a Time

Posted by on November 12, 2015

Becoming a Stronger Person, One Waterski Trip at a Time by Camp Echo Lake Camper, Fara Lagstein Two summers ago, I started going to Camp Echo Lake. On my first day of camp, I never would have thought of all the different, new things I…

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