The Camp Echo Lake Trail

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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Around the Campfire with Laurie: How to Practice Happiness

Posted by on October 6, 2017

As the Green leaves of summer become the Gold leaves of fall, many people consider trying something new, learning a new skill, or dedicating themselves to a new hobby. As you know, we love that at Camp Echo Lake. What are the two reasons a…

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Tasty and Healthy Treats from Camp Echo Lake’s Cooking Program

Posted by on September 14, 2017

We hope you all are enjoying the beginning of a new school year and the impending Fall.  We know that this can be a busy time of year for everyone and deciding what to cook can sometimes feel like a big task. We thought we…

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

Posted by on August 25, 2017

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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I Just Got Home and You Are Asking Me If I Want to go Back to Camp?

Posted by on August 21, 2017

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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