The Camp Echo Lake Trail

From the Clipboard of Tony

Posted by on October 29, 2018

Every fall, our parent and staff surveys go out to all of you who give us such invaluable feedback on everything at camp ranging from activities – to the food – to the counselors – the frankly, the entire experience.  We read every single response…

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From the Clipboard of Tony: The History of the LIT Lounge

Posted by on December 6, 2017

Each and every year at Echo Lake we find ways to improve the facility and grounds of camp – with the idea that these improvements will help our campers and staff have an even greater experience at camp. Sometimes these improvements are about replacing an…

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From the Clipboard of Tony: The Simple Pleasures

Posted by on October 10, 2017

We all know how fun we have each summer at camp and how camp gives us the opportunity to disconnect (from not only electronics but also the outside world) and connect (with our friends and counselors and the outdoors). As we settle back into our…

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From the Clipboard of Tony: CEL Winter Fun and Looking Ahead to Summer 2017

Posted by on February 14, 2017

It has been quite a GREAT few weeks here in the land of Echo Lake.  We just finished our Winter Weekend, which included a day at the Great Escape Waterpark; dinner, ice cream and a movie at the Lodge; and Sunday breakfast and a walk…

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From the Clipboard of Tony: The Value of Teamwork

Posted by on October 19, 2016

One more thing to love about camp … As Evan and I watched the NFL at home this past Sunday, and even some of the post-game coverages, I counted multiple incidents of blatantly poor sportsmanship by several players … one or two of which that…

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