The Camp Echo Lake Trail

Keeping Up with Kelly: I’m Always Thankful for Camp

Posted by on November 23, 2021

Dear Echo Lakers, It feels like it’s been a while now since we have seen each other at camp! Besides camp, we are approaching my other favorite time of year, the holiday season! In a way, the holidays remind me of camp. During the holidays…

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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 24, 2021

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 to Help Your Camper Adjust from their Summer Home to being Home

Posted by on August 14, 2021

How to Help Your Camper Adjust from their Summer Home to being Home (NOTE: This article was originally posted in the summer of 2014. It is being tweaked to add some Summer 2021 specifics and republished to offer a refresher to parents for their children’s arrival…

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Letters from Amy: Counting Down to Camp

Posted by on March 12, 2021

Wowee and ZOWEE! You have to know that this 83 year old is almost ready to JUMP OUT OF HER SKIN!!! Last summer with NO CAMP I was practically in tears! I was crying for our campers. I was crying for our staff! I was…

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Keeping Up With Kelly: Game Changers: How Small Moments can Make a Huge Impact

Posted by on March 5, 2021

Camp is filled with a number of big events. We have fireworks on the 4th of July, Halloween, Carnival, Campfires and many more.  It is easy to map your way through a summer at CEL using these big events as milestones. However, throughout my 15…

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