Strengthen family ties, become part of a community of families, and make memories that will last a lifetime. Enjoy all of Camp Echo’s wonderful activities with your family and others! Activities for the whole family are supplemented by separate programming for adults, teens, children, and pre-schoolers.
Memorial Day & Labor Day Family Camps
Enjoy a fun-filled family weekend at Echo. Family Camp weekend programs are an escape from “city life” with opportunities to relax or get involved, as you wish. Weekend Family Camps include all of the great traditions of Camp Echo, such as opening and closing campfires, tool time, evening programs, and more. Meals are provided Friday dinner through Monday lunch.
2013 Memorial Day Weekend: May 24 – 27
Camper, and Peak cabins still available
2013 Labor Day Weekend: August 30 – September 2
Labor Day Cabins (Camper, Peak, and Original Staff) – FULL
Full-Week Family Camp
You and your family get ample time to experience the full range of activities and programs Echo offers: swim, sail, relax with a book on the beach, take a field trip to pick blueberries, enter the talent show, square dance, challenge yourself on the high ropes course, and much more. Ring rides on the horses are free; trail rides are offered for an extra fee. Meals are provided first day dinner through last day lunch.
2013 Family Camp Week 1: August 18 – 24
Week 1 Cabins (Camper, Peak, and Original Staff) - FULL
mini-Week Family Camp
Enjoy a final opportunity to stretch your legs and relax with your family before diving back into school-year activities! With many schools in the Evanston area starting classes before Labor Day, we are offering an abbreviated week of Family Camp at the end of August. Arrive at camp Saturday afternoon and enjoy three full days at Echo exploring all of Camp Echo’s programs and activities with your family.
2013 Family Camp mini-Week: August 24 – 28
Dates and Rates
Family Camp rates are based on the number of participants in each cabin, with minimum fees to reserve cabins depending on the capacity of the cabin. Please visit our Dates and Rates page for pricing details.
Family Camp Handbook and Forms
The Family Camp Handbook provides more detailed information about the Camp Echo Family Camp experience, including the daily schedule, directions to camp, and a suggested packing list.