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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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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Across the Way With Brenda: Memories of Echo…And Why They Matter

Posted by on October 18, 2018

This past summer, while we were all at Camp participating in activities, experiencing special events and building friendships, we thought we were just having fun.  We were in the moment. We were present. We were unplugged from technology – there were no selfies or filters.…

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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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