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Beech Cliff from Echo Docks
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Summitting one of the bald peaks of Mount Desert
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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.

2019 Current Availability

Week 0: June 22 - June 29**Available
Week 1: June 29 - July 6Not Available, Contact managers for waiting list.
Week 2: July 6 - July 13*Not Available, Contact managers for waiting list.
Week 3: July 13 - July 20*Not Available, Contact managers for waiting list.
Week 4: July 20 - July 27*Available
Week 5: July 27 - August 3Available
Week 6: August 3 - August 10Available
Week 7: August 10 - August 17Not Available, Contact managers for waiting list.
Week 8: August 17 - August 24Available
Week 9: August 24 - August 31**Not Available, Contact managers for waiting list.
* All rates discounted $200
** Special Family Offer

Volunteer Work Days

AMC Echo Lake Camp is excited to announce our Volunteer Work Days for 2019! Our second annual Volunteer Work Days are coming up June 18-21st! Volunteers are welcome to arrive at 1:00pm on Tuesday 6/18 with a short afternoon work session. Work will continue on Wednesday and Thursday. The volunteers will depart Friday morning after breakfast and are welcome to remain at camp that day and enjoy the facility. There is a small fee of $99 per person to cover meals. Volunteers staying for week 0 are welcome to stay in camp Friday night. Please email Scott and Elly at [email protected] if you are interested in attending! Space is limited.

Boston Globe

Printed in the Boston Globe:
"Remember the carefree, simple joys of summer camp? The smell of a campfire, ghost stories under the stars, races to the raft, archery lessons, and friendship bracelets. Flushed from the sun and weary from the day’s activities, you’d slip into your cabin bunkbed and fall fast asleep. And wake up early the next morning, bright and eager to do it all again. Those were the days, and you can live them again with your own kids..." See full article

Special Family Offer

KIDS STAY FREE first and last weeks of camp! Based on positive feedback from 2018 we are so excited to announce our Special Family Offer will return for the 2019 season! For two weeks only, Week 0 (June 22-29) and Week 9 (Aug 24-31), any paying adult guest may bring one child age 15 and under for FREE. So if you are a family of two adults and two children 15 and under you will just pay for the adults and bring the kids for FREE!

Special rates for ALL during Weeks 2 and 3

ALL campers registered for Week 2 (July 6-13) and Week 3 (July 13-20) will receive a discount of $200 off the published rate! This means that a family of four will save $800! This special discounted rate is available for these two weeks only.

These special offers are good for all Echo Lake Camp guests, old time campers or first time campers. Please share this offer with friends and family who you know will love the Echo Lake Camp experience. This is an incredible value for an amazing family vacation!

If you have any questions, please contact the managers Elly and Scott Preston at [email protected] Below are the dates for the 2019 season. Registration opens January 2nd.

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