The Camp Echo Lake Trail

Around the Campfire with Laurie: Technology is Not a Safety Net or Lesson in Connection, Being Human Is

Posted by on April 26, 2016

We live in a world where the perception is that technology keeps us connected, safe, and happy when the truth is that technology today has presented the biggest road block for successful connection, a false sense of safety, and has lied to us about what…

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Advice for Successfully Sending a Child to Sleepaway Camp from Camp Echo Lake’s New Parent Night

Posted by on April 21, 2016

Last night, Tony and Laurie had the opportunity to meet with many of our parents of first year campers, at the New Parent Night held in White Plains, NY. With camp quickly approaching for all camp families, but especially for the families sending a child to…

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From The Clipboard of Tony: How TREK Opens Doors

Posted by on April 19, 2016

I drove up to camp last night.  It is that time of year when my camp visits increase in frequency as we start to truly gear up for the summer.  When I walked into my house, there was a note from my old friend and…

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My Camp Echo Lake Journey Monday: Providence

Posted by on April 18, 2016

This week’s My CEL Journey Monday comes to us from Providence.  Providence has been the Director of our music program for 6 summers and currently resides in New York City where he works in the music industry all year round.  Please enjoy his reflection on…

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Across the Way with Brenda: Choose Kindness and Other Lessons from RJ Palacio

Posted by on April 12, 2016

Last night, here in Montreal, I was lucky enough listen to RJ Palacio tell her story.  If that name sounds familiar, I’m not surprised.  RJ Palacio is the author of the book Wonder, which tells the story of Auggie, a tough, sweet 10-year-old boy who…

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