The Camp Echo Lake Trail

From Lemons to Lemonade with Matt LeMoine: Turning Anxiety into Excitement

Posted by on November 5, 2018

This time of year can be pretty spooky! With midterms in college, the change of seasons, and, of course, Halloween, there is a lot that can make us a little more nervous than we might be on your average summer day at camp. I often…

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Lemons to Lemonade with Matt LeMoine: Staying Connected with Your Camp Friends

Posted by on December 19, 2017

After another great reunion this year, I am reminded how much fun it is to get together with camp friends and reminisce about old memories, while making new ones. Whether it is the official reunion, or other get-together opportunities, getting together with Echo Lakers from…

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From Lemons to Lemonade with Matt LeMoine: Show Your Spirit At Camp, On Halloween, And All Year-Round!

Posted by on October 31, 2017

Halloween is my favorite time of the year and here in the city it really feels like people are getting into the spirit of the season! There are cobwebs on bushes, pumpkins on steps, and more witch, ghost and spider decorations than I can count.…

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Lemons to Lemonade with Matt LeMoine: The Eternal Optimism of a Struggling Sports Fan

Posted by on May 3, 2017

Every year around this time, I tend to have the same items on my to-do-list as I prepare to move to Camp. I make sure that I dust off my duffels, start setting aside the clothes and costumes for packing, restock all the toiletries I…

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Lemons to Lemonade with Matt LeMoine: Lessons from our Coach

Posted by on March 7, 2017

Over the past week and a half, I have been thinking a lot about a recent blog post I read online. The post is about two basketball coaches, a father and a son, and the lessons they have learned and taught over the course of…

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