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Beech Cliff from Echo Docks
Platform Tents Dot the Woods
Summitting one of the bald peaks of Mount Desert
Come pull up a chair
Sailboats Pass the Dining Hall

Welcome to Echo Lake Camp

We are so glad you are considering Echo Lake Camp for your next vacation. Here, on the quiet side of Mount Desert Island, in the heart of Acadia National Park, you will find a rare meeting of mountains and ocean that offers dramatic vistas and unbeatable hiking. This lakefront camp in Mount Desert, Maine, is an exceptional vacation spot amid this spectacular scenery.

2017 Availability as of Feb 27, 2017

Week 0: June 24 - July 1**Available
Week 1: July 1 - July 8Not Available
Week 2: July 8 - July 15Available
Week 3: July 15 - July 22Available
Week 4: July 22 - July 29Not Available
Week 5: July 29 - August 5Available
Week 6: August 5 - August 12Not Available
Week 7: August 12 - August 19Not Available
Week 8: August 19 - August 26Not Available
Week 9: August 26 - September 2Available
** $100 pp discount

Tom Wilson, Sr.

The world lost a wonderful man this week and a huge part of the Echo community. Tom Wilson, Sr. passed away peacefully on Feb. 25, 2017. We send our love to all the Wilsons as they lay him to rest and say goodbye on Saturday, March 4th. Thank you Tom for all the years of fun and dedicated leadership you gave to Echo. You will be greatly missed.

Obituary of Tom Wilson Sr.

March 3, 2017

Echo Lake Camp has added an additional week to the 2017 season!

ELC has some exciting news for 2017! Mount Desert Island starts coming alive very early and is in full swing by the middle of June. And as many "regulars" know, each week at camp is full and there is a long list of people on the waiting list each summer. With both of these in mind, Echo Lake Camp has added a week and will run a 10 week season beginning June 24 through Sept 2. How exciting that more campers will be able to experience the magic of Echo Lake! Even better, for this first year the Camp Committee is offering a discount of $100 per person on rates for that new week, June 24-July 1. This means a family of 4 can save $400! Discount will be applied to your bill at the end of your stay.

If you have any questions, please contact the managers Elly and Scott Preston at [email protected] Below are the dates for the 2017 season. Registration opens January 3rd. Click here for registration information

So as to not confuse things, the week numbers that have been used in the past (i.e. week 1, week 2...) will NOT change. For now we will call this new week WEEK 0.

ELC 2017 Season Dates:

June 24 - July 1 **discount this week of $100 per person, applied at the end of stay
July 1 - July 8
July 8 - July 15
July 15 - July 22
July 22 - July 29
July 29 - Aug 5
Aug 5 - Aug 12
Aug 12 - Aug 19
Aug 19 - Aug 26
Aug 26 - Sept 2

Meet the New Managers of Echo Lake Camp

We are pleased to announce that Elly and Scott Preston will be the new managers at Echo Lake Camp, beginning the summer of 2016. Elly is a croo alumnus and daughter of Banathlon co-founder Bart Franey. Among their many adventures together, they are the founders of Elly Preston Jewelry, a custom jewelry design and fashion company. They are also the proud parents of Harrison (14) and Roxy (12).

February 3, 2015

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