The Camp Echo Lake Trail

How to Know When Your Child is Ready for Sleepaway Camp

Posted by on January 11, 2019

This week we are featuring an article written by Jess Michaels on the New York Family Website titled Is Your Child Ready for Sleepaway Camp?  This article gives great insight from experts in the camping industry and child development field, including our very own Co-Director Laurie…

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Keeping Up With Kelly: My Top 5 Favorite Memories from Summer 2018

Posted by on December 12, 2018

With 2018 coming to a close, I find myself reflecting on this past year.  Of course, camp is a huge part of my year, and I find it funny to think that I probably fit more action into those 51 days of summer than I…

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I Just Got Home and You Want to Know if I Want to Go Back to Camp?

Posted by on August 22, 2018

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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How Echo Lakers Treat Each Other All Year-Round/Bar and Bat Mitzvah Guidance

Posted by on August 14, 2018

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

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HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD ADJUST FROM THEIR SUMMER HOME TO THEIR WINTER HOME

Posted by on August 13, 2018

NOTE: This article was originally posted in the summer of 2014. It is being republished to offer a refresher to parents for their children’s arrival back home from camp. By Laurie Rinke “It was the best of times. It was the worst of times…”  Charles Dickens’…

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