The Camp Echo Lake Trail

Camp Echo Lake Community Statement and Bar/Bat Mitzvah Guidance: Part 1 of 2

Posted by on September 22, 2015

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

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Green and Gold Resources: How Parents Can Prevent Co-Ruminating and Nudge their Children in a Positive Direction

Posted by on September 16, 2015

Occasionally we come across an article or resource that we think is beneficial to share with our Camp Families, Staff, and Alumni. Today we would like to share a recent Time Magazine article written by the incredible Rachel Simmons  entitled, “How Parents Make Things Worse…

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I just got home and you want to know if I want to re-enroll for camp in June?!

Posted by on September 9, 2015

 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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Camp Echo Lake New Parent Night…Informative, Entertaining, Reassuring

Posted by on April 24, 2015

Written by Adam Waldman (Editor, The Trail) As recently as a year or two ago, if someone had told me that my kids would be looking forward to going to sleepaway camp this summer, I would have thought that they were crazy.  After all, it…

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You Want to Know NOW if I Want to Leave Home Again for Camp Next Summer?!

Posted by on October 15, 2014

 Written by Laurie Rinke   As an adult, sometimes it is hard to remember the feelings that you had leaving home to go to camp, or even college for that matter.  Do you remember what it felt like to once again sleep in your own…

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