The Camp Echo Lake Trail

How Echo Lakers Treat Each Other All Year Round/Bar and Bat Mitzvah Guidance

Posted by on August 25, 2017

Dear Echo Lake Families, We hope this letter finds you doing well as your child(ren) settle in to their post camp / school year.  As you know, Echo Lake is a community that emphasizes treating people with respect, building self-esteem, and generally spreading Warm Inner…

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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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Summer Echoes Campfire

Posted by on August 10, 2017

  Last evening, the entire camp enjoyed the “Summer Echoes” campfire in the Senior Village. It was a beautiful setting with gorgeous lights hanging and, of course, the pine trees. As the groups entered with music playing, the LITS (Leaders in Training) escorted each group…

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