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What Summer Camp Taught Me About Teaching (Part 2 of 2)

Posted by on November 25, 2014

Yesterday, we featured part 1 of an article written by our own Alex Trost entitled “What Summer Camp Taught Me About Teaching.”  Part 2 of the article can be read in its entirety below.  If you would like to read more from Alex, please visit…

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What Summer Camp Taught Me About Teaching (Part 1 of 2) by Alex Trost

Posted by on November 24, 2014

Working at camp is a unique experience that is beneficial for those going into any profession, teaching in particular. One of our own, Alex Trost, has recently published a two-part article which shows how he incorporates the things that he learns over the summer at…

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How Parents Can Help Children Transition From Sleepaway Camp to Home

Posted by on August 27, 2014

By Laurie Rinke   “It was the best of times. It was the worst of times…” Charles Dickens’ opening line of A Tale of Two Cities may be the most accurate description of a camper’s transition home after an incredible summer at camp.   As…

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Camp Echo Lake Throwback Thursday – Marla Greenspoon

Posted by on May 22, 2014

The TREK TRIP:  Anecdotes and Life Lessons Written by Marla Greenspoon   In my years at camp, I wasn’t a girly girl, but I wouldn’t say that I was tomboy either.  Although I wasn’t one of the most popular kids, there was one place where…

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