The Camp Echo Lake Trail

The Good Old Days – A Poem by Willie Benjamin

Posted by on May 28, 2020

The Good Old Days By Willie Benjamin Sometimes I remember the good old days, Trembling with excitement as I put one foot in front of the other. My black and white Nike sneakers barely touch the steps as I jump off the big white bus. I…

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Around the Campfire with Laurie: Can Social Distancing Bring Us Closer?

Posted by on March 27, 2020

  As I sit at my computer, I find myself profoundly distracted. I am working hard to focus on things but my mind wanders and my body tenses. The world we are living in right now feels out of sorts. I try hard to find…

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100 Days Until Camp: What We’re Looking Forward To!

Posted by on March 19, 2020

With only 100 days left until Summer 2020 begins at Camp Echo Lake, we can hardly wait! We recently asked our camp community what they’re most looking forward to this summer, and were blown away by the response! Here are some of the things that…

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Keeping Up With Kelly: My Effort to Limit Screen Time – All Year Long!

Posted by on March 6, 2020

I recently discovered a feature on my iPhone that tells me how much “screen time” I use per day. I know I am a little behind the curve here, but in case you didn’t know this existed either, it even shows the amount of time…

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From the Clipboard of Tony: Celebrating Glenn Begly’s 50th Summer

Posted by on February 25, 2020

It’s a BIG Anniversary year with all things Echo Lake related!  As everyone knows, the summer of 2020 will be our 75th summer!  It was in June of 1946 that my grandparents, Bill and Edith Medine opened the gates to Echo Lake campers for the…

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