The Camp Echo Lake Trail

Across the Way with Brenda: Can Even Cabin Clean Up Help Human Development?

Posted by on April 25, 2018

We know Camp gives kids a world of good, but it’s always nice to turn to research to confirm what we believe.  Not just any research, the Harvard Grant Study, which is the longest longitudinal study in history. This has been an 80-year study of…

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Top Ten Things You Can Do To Prepare Your Child(ren) For Summer Camp (And No One Of Those Things Is Not A Sleepover)

Posted by on March 28, 2018

With flowers blooming and the temperature warming, many parents want to know what they should do to help prepare their child(ren) for sleep away camp this summer. There are many things that parents can do to help prepare your child for a most successful summer…

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Letters From Amy: Reflections as I approach my 73rd summer at CEL

Posted by on March 16, 2018

Wow!  Hitting the big 80 in the merry month (give or take a few serious snowstorms) of March is fairly startling for this kid! Having been at Echo Lake for 73 years is almost equally amazing. I am so grateful for both – the age…

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Camp Echo Lake Foundations: Effort

Posted by on February 28, 2018

Last month, we introduced to you all  Camp Echo Lake’s Foundations.  This week we are highlighting one of our foundations, effort. EFFORT: “BE IN IT” As Echo Lakers we take initiative, participate, and work hard. Why?  You get out what you put in.  Without effort, there is…

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Camp Echo Lake Foundations: Connection

Posted by on February 21, 2018

Last month, we introduced to you all  Camp Echo Lake’s Foundations.  This week we are highlighting one of our foundations, empathy. Connection: “BRIDGE IT” As Echo Lakers we believe in creating meaningful relationships, valuing each person in the community, respecting the individual, and including everyone in the…

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