The Camp Echo Lake Trail

WATER ACTIVITIES AT CAMP ECHO LAKE

Posted by on May 28, 2015

Written by Terry Begly (Waterfront Director) While the foundation of the Camp Echo Lake swim program is focused on improving the swimming skills of each camper so that they can swim safely and confidently to the best of their ability, there are a wide variety of…

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Swim Instruction at Camp Echo Lake

Posted by on May 22, 2015

 Written by Terry Begly (Waterfront Director) Swim instruction is a staple of the Camp Echo Lake program.  Like all other activities in which the campers participate, swim classes are conducted with the idea of ensuring that each camper moves through a progression of skills specifically…

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Waterfront Safety At Camp Echo Lake

Posted by on May 11, 2015

Written by Terry Begly (Waterfront Director) First, foremost and always, from the moment that the campers arrive at Camp Echo Lake, until the last bus departs at the end of the summer, safety is the primary mission of our waterfront staff.  Of course, we want…

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Getting to Know Glenn Begly – Camp Echo Lake Ombudsman

Posted by on June 3, 2014

Glenn has a Camp Echo Lake perspective unlike anyone else in the world.  Originally from Baltimore, MD, Glenn raised his family in Warrensburg, NY.  By way of the woods, Camp Echo Lake is literally an extension of his backyard.  Glenn and his wife, Terry, keep tabs…

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Camp Echo Lake Flashback Friday – Terry Begly

Posted by on May 30, 2014

Thursday Trip Days Written by Terry Begly Through the 1970s and into the mid-80s, every Thursday was Trip Day at Camp Echo Lake.  Camp was much smaller back then, so each group got a trip on Thursdays instead of regular programming.  The best and worst…

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