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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.

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 foudners 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

Echo Lake Camp News

Camp is full for July! We are thrileld to have so many people excited to visit camp.

February 28, 2015

Week 3 (July 18 through 25) has been filled. Hurry before we run out of space.

February 3, 2015

Spots summer 2015 are filling up quickly. The weeks of July 4 and July 25 are already full. Submit your registration soon.

January 23, 2015

Applications for croo can now be accepted online. We are especially in need of male croo for the 2015 season. If anyone you know is interested, please share this link with them.

January 8, 2015

The leaders for the 2015 season have been finalized. See the Leaders page to find out who is leading each week.

December 16, 2014

Week 1 will begin on July 4, 2015. Successive weeks will run until the end of week 9 on September 5, 2015. Registrations will open January 15, 2015.

December 12, 2014

We have a new website design. We hope you find this new layout to be easy to use and informative. Please let us know if you experience any problems.

December 3, 2014

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