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2021 Camp Four Echoes

 

About Our Camp

Camp Four Echoes is our beautiful 212-acre, Windy Bay property occupying two miles of shoreline on Lake Coeur d'Alene. Our summer camp programs include: sailing, windsurfing, swimming, canoeing, arts & crafts, hiking, dramatics, archery, outdoor skills, STEM, and leadership courses. 

Six various camping units house 18-24 girls weekly. Each unit has flush toilets and running water, but no electricity. Meals are held in the 11,500 square foot lodge, which was built in 2011. 

Do You Have Questions About Camp Four Echoes?

Do you want to know more about what camp will look like this summer? Join us on a Zoom call to meet Meg (Eggo) and Maggie (Lobster), our Camp Directors. On this call you will learn about Camp Four Echoes, what we have in store for your girls for this summer, and you'll have an opportunity to ask any questions you might have!

CAMP FOUR ECHOES 101

DATE: May 6 | TIME: 5:00-7:30 PM | LOCATION: VIRTUAL

 

FORMS & DOCUMENTS
SESSION 1: JUNE 20-25

MERMAID FRIENDS *NEW*

GRADE LEVEL: 1-3  

Create your very own mermaid friend during arts a crafts this week and help show her how much fun Camp Four Echoes can be! Show your mermaid friend your swimming skills, and maybe she will have some pointers so you can swim just like her. She might give you some pointers about swimming, but you can teach her how to cook over a campfire!

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

MAD SCIENTIST *NEW* 

GRADE LEVEL: 4-5

Have you perfected your slime recipe? Does oobleck fascinate you? Put your science skills to the test this week and see what crazy science experiments we can cook up at Camp Four Echoes!

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

WHERE'S YOUR PADDLE? *NEW*

GRADE LEVEL: 6-8

The waterfront at camp is a favorite for most campers. Spend your week mastering your paddling skills. You will get to kayak to the marsh, go paddle boarding at sunrise, and have a floating lunch in a Canoe. Once you’ve mastered the paddling techniques, you will ditch the paddle to have a sunken canoe race with your group!

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

ON THE LOOSE *NEW*

GRADE LEVEL: 7-10

Spend your week going on all of the adventures in the song On the Loose. Sleep beneath the stars with your unit. Watch the sunrise. Hike a trail just to see where it goes. You will get to do all of these along with everything else Camp Four Echoes has to offer. There are many places left to visit and many people yet to know, come join us in finding life out on the loose.

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

COUNSELOR-IN-TRAINING 1

GRADE LEVEL: 10-12 | SESSIONS: 1-2 | DATES: June 20-July 2

The next step in camp and outdoor leadership is CIT I, where you'll focus on the skills necessary to work with children at camp. Learn the importance of working as a team and what positions are needed to successfully run a camp program. Visit another camp’s CIT program, shadow camp staff, and learn more about what to expect from campers. This is your opportunity to plan and implement an all-camp activity and spend time in another unit.

GS Member: $525; Non-Member $585

SESSION 2: JUNE 27-JULY 2

WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE

GRADE LEVEL: 4-5

When you’re at the lake, there’s only one thing to do. Play in the water! Wade in it, splash with it, take pictures of it, go fishing in it, boat on it, and swim in it. Add water games, water experiments, water-color painting, water balloon archery and so much more. You’ll be waterlogged by the time you go home!

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

IT'S A MYSTERY TO ME *NEW*

GRADE LEVEL: 6-8

By the end of this week, you will have earned the Special Agent badge. Learn about finger prints and how experts analyze them. Extract DNA from fruit so that you can see it with your naked eye. Learn about how forensic scientists examine blood splatter. Put your sleuthing skills to the test to solve a mystery

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

SHIPWRECKED! 1

GRADE LEVEL: 7-10

Imagine that your group has been shipwrecked on a deserted island in a place far, far away called Smuggler’s Cove. Some people might think that’s a bad thing, but really…what’s not to love? Just you and a group of friends hanging out in the woods and on the beach of this fantastic lake. There’s no schedule to worry about, no hustle and bustle. Just the sound of the wind and the birds in the trees. Of course, there’s plenty to do on this “island,” like canoeing, swimming, craft projects and cooking out. It’s a great chance to just hang out until your rescue.

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

SESSION 3: JULY 4-9

SPLISH SPLASH

GRADE LEVEL: 1-3

At the lake, it’s only appropriate to make a splash! Let’s get soaked while swimming, paddle boating and taking aim with water balloons. Complete your week with a luau on the beach. Invite all your friends to join in the splish-splash fun!

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

ART ON THE LAKE

GRADE LEVEL: 4-5

Brush stroke by brush stroke, design and paint your masterpieces. With the help of our resident artist, discover the Picasso within you while experimenting with different paints, paper, canvas and scenery. Maybe this is how Van Gogh got started!

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

CAMPLER SAMPLER

GRADE LEVEL: 4-5

This is your chance to try a bit of everything at camp. Archery, boating, water balloon sling shots, swimming and hiking are just a few of the things to choose from. Make new friends while trying new things!

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

EVERYTHING H20

GRADE LEVEL: 6-8

Jump into the H2O and have some fun! Spend the hot summer days in and on the water-boating, paddle boarding, canoeing, swimming and diving for your lunch! Let the waves inspire you to craft, create a skit and learn new songs!

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

ADVENTURES IN LEADERSHIP

GRADE LEVEL: 9-12 | SESSIONS: 3-4 | DATES: July 4-16

Take the first step toward camp and outdoor leadership. This session focuses on the skills you’ll need to become an epic camp counselor. Discover and nurture your leadership qualities while earning your Volunteer in Training (VIT) Award. You will have the opportunity to shadow staff members as well as lead activities with younger campers while planning an all-camp activity.

GS Member: $500; Non-Member $560

SESSION 4: JULY 11-15

OUTDOOR ARTIST *NEW* - FULL

GRADE LEVEL: 1-3

Spend your week perfect your art skills! Learn how to use the colors we find in nature to create paints! Use what you find in nature to create a masterpiece that you will cherish forever. You will have plenty of time to do all of the other activities you love at camp too!

GS Member: $290; Non-Member $335

ON TARGET

GRADE LEVEL: 4-5

Merida, Katniss and Neytiri are all fictional characters that make archery look fun. And it is! This week, you’ll hone your skills through practice and training and when you aren’t at the archery range, you will be enjoying all the other adventures that camp has to offer. Be among the first to hit a bullseye and then shoot a flaming arrow into Windy Bay at closing campfire!

GS Member: $290; Non-Member $335

BEGINNING SAILING

GRADE LEVEL: 6-8

We’re taking our sailing program up to the next level! We’re partnering with a local sailing vendor to give our campers an even better sailing experience. Spend several days in Cd’A with expert sailing instructors, learning the basics about the boats, equipment, the wind, etc. Then come back in the evening and try out your new skills on our boats. Feeling confident? Take our big sailboat out for a spin!

GS Member: $290; Non-Member $335

GLAMPING AT C4E *NEW*

GRADE LEVEL: 6-8  

This year has been wild and crazy, come to Camp Four Echoes and unwind for the week. Spend your time finding your inner peace with some yoga. Make some homemade face masks. This week has no rush to it, just come to camp to enjoy nature and relax!

GS Member: $290; Non-Member $335

SESSION 5: JULY 18-23

FAIRY FIENDS *NEW*  - FULL

GRADE LEVEL:  1-3

Did you know that Camp Four Echoes has a Wood Fairy that lives there? Spend your week learning all about the Wood Fairy and all of her friends. Help build a fairy village so the Wood Fairy has a cool new place to take a vacation! Between all of the fairy fun, you will have plenty of time to experience everything camp has to offer!

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

RIGABAMBOO 

GRADE LEVEL: 4-5

Want to make a huge fort to sleep in? Wear your pajamas all day? Have a mud fight at the marsh? Do all this and more the entire week. Together with your friends, you’ll be able to plan new and crazy things to do at camp and let your imagination run wild!

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

FILMING FRENZY

GRADE LEVEL: 6-8

Filmmaking involves a number of stages including: taking an initial story through screenwriting, shooting, editing and screening the finished product before an audience…so let’s get started! Camp provides a variety of opportunities for budding filmmakers and with our resident experts, you’ll get a chance to create a short film at camp. You’ll have the best audience as the rest of us get a private screening on the last day of camp, so get ready to take a bow!

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

SHIPWRECKED! 2 

GRADE LEVEL: 7-10

Imagine that your group has been shipwrecked on a deserted island in a place far, far away called Smuggler’s Cove. Some people might think that’s a bad thing, but really…what’s not to love? Just you and a group of friends hanging out in the woods and on the beach of this fantastic lake. There’s no schedule to worry about, no hustle and bustle. Just the sound of the wind and the birds in the trees. Of course, there’s plenty to do on this “island,” like canoeing, swimming, craft projects and cooking out. It’s a great chance to just hang out until your rescue.

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

UNWIND AT C4E 

GRADE LEVEL: 9-12

Stating that this year has been wild would be an understatement. Spend a week at Camp Four Echoes reconnecting to the place and people that have stayed consistent in this crazy time. This week is up to you and your group- maybe you want to spend a night sleeping in a hammock under the stars, an afternoon sailing around Windy Bay or maybe you just want some vibe O’clock on the Dock. You could shoot a bullseye on the Archery Range or learn something new about yourself on the Challenge Course.  Plan out as many or as few activaties as you would like this week. Make this week at camp what you want it to be.

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

SESSION 6: JULY 25-30

CAMP PEEPS

GRADE LEVEL: 1-3

Camp people are the best kind of friends to make! Come to camp and meet some new friends and do what camp peeps do: go swimming, hike around the wood, cook out, sing, play games and just have fun together.

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

I'M ALL A-BOAT IT! *NEW* 

GRADE LEVEL: 4-5

Boating is a camp activity that is loved by many! Spend your week trying out different boating options at Camp Four Echoes. Sure those boats are fun, but what about a boat that you built yourself? End your week with a cardboard boat regatta with your camp friends!

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

ZOMBIE INVASION *NEW* 

GRADE LEVEL: 6-8

Would you know what to do if you woke up in the morning and suddenly all of your counselors were ZOMBIES? Spend this week honing your skills so if this event were to happen in the future, you and your friends will be the ones to survive!

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

CAMP LIKE YOU MEAN IT 

GRADE LEVEL: 6-8

We know you can’t wait for camp because we can’t either! Get out your duffel bag and be ready, because when you arrive you’re going to hit the ground running. We’re not stopping until we’ve enjoyed every last drop of fun. Bring a friend and join some new ones, because we’re going to camp like we mean it!

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

COUNSELOR-IN-TRAINING 2

GRADE LEVEL: 10-12 | SESSIONS: 6-8 | DATES: July 25-20, Aug 1-6, Aug 8-12

Part three of the Counselor-In-Training program allows you to learn the “ins and outs” of Camp Four Echoes as you dig deeper into leadership practices and the steps necessary to create a safe community for campers. Develop and teach a specialty while using Safety Standards and Activity Checkpoints. Put it all into action when you spend a week working side-by-side with camp staff.

GS Member: $550; Non-Member $610

SESSION 7: AUGUST 1-6

SPLASHING AROUND

GRADE LEVEL: 1-3

Are you a mermaid at heart? Do you enjoy spending your summer splashing around? Then this is the camp for you! You’ll be splashing all week long! Let your splashing inspire you as you make crafts, cook out, sleep under the stars and do all the other fun camp activities.

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

JUMP IN THE LAKE 

GRADE LEVEL: 4-5

Splash your way to the most fun you’ll have all summer! Compete in sunken canoe races, jump in for your lunch, and create your own water games. You should totally try to sink a canoe and paddle around in it-that’s splasherific!

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

BULLSEYE 

GRADE LEVEL: 6-8

You’ve tried it, liked it and now you want to spend a lot more time at the archery range! Sharpen your skills like the tip of an arrow and increase your abilities as an archer. You’ll earn the Cadette Archery badge, of course. And this is year 2 of our new tradition at C4E: anyone who hits a bullseye gets to shoot a flaming arrow into Windy Bay at closing campfire!

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

OUTDOOR CHEF *NEW*

GRADE LEVEL: 6-8

Put your cooking skills to the test as you prepare several meals over a campfire. You will have your hand at cooking breakfast, lunch, and dinner all using a campfire. You’ll have the option to use some tools along the way like a Dutch oven or a box oven. In between meals and their prep, there will be plenty of time for you to enjoy other parts of camp too.

GS Member: $365; Non-Member $425

SESSION 8: AUGUST 8-12

OUTDOORS AND S'MORES *NEW*

GRADE LEVEL: 1-3

Celebrate national S’mores day properly, with s’mores of course! This week you will get to try your hand at crafting the perfect s’more. Then you will get to do it again because we always want s’more. You will get to create art, swim in the lake, and enjoy the magic of the outdoors at camp!

GS Member: $290; Non-Member $335

MOONLIGHT MAYHEM *NEW

GRADE LEVEL: 4-5

Once the sun goes down, camp is a different world! Come explore all that camp has to offer at night time. Spend this week staying up late with your friends and sleeping in through breakfast. Learn about stars, play “Mission Impossible” and have a glow stick party all in the cover of nightfall. But don’t you worry, there will be plenty of daylight time where you will get to experience what camp has to offer when the sun is out too!

GS Member: $290; Non-Member $335

MIDNIGHT MADNESS *NEW* - FULL

GRADE LEVEL: 6-8

Adjust your eyes and ears for moonlight camp adventures! Stay up late, sleep in, then rise in time for late morning camp activities. Take a late night hike, enjoy a midnight dance party, and play “Mission Impossible.” You stay up late this week, but you will wake up in time to enjoy what camp has to offer when the sun is up too.

GS Member: $290; Non-Member $335

JUMP ON BOARD *NEW* 

GRADE LEVEL: 7-10

You love to paddle board, so spend every day this week on a Stand-Up Paddle board on Lake Coeur d’Alene. Take a serene sunrise paddle to the marsh, Joust with pool noodles, master the Tennessee wiggle walk, and finish your week with a yoga session. Don’t worry, you will get to enjoy all of your favorite parts of camp too!

GS Member: $290; Non-Member $335

 

We're Hiring!

We're seeking multiple summer camp employees for a variety of positions.  Head over to our Careers page to learn more and apply!

Meg Phillips

Meet the Director

Meg Phillips, also known as Eggo, is taking on a new role at Camp Four Echoes this summer as our Resident Camp Director. Meg is a lifelong Girl Scout from Maryland and she grew up going to Girl Scout Camp on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia. Meg joins us after spending countless summers at camp, both as a camper and in various staff roles. Most recently, she worked for nearly two years as an outdoor educator in the Catskill Mountains of New York. Eggo was the Waterfront Director at Camp Four Echoes during summer 2020 and she is so excited to spend another summer on the beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene. 

Meet the Co-Director

Maggie Meyers, also known as Lobster, is taking on a new role at Camp Four Echoes this summer. Maggie is from Connecticut close to New York City. She has worked at various camps around the US before coming to us last year. Her most recent camp before coming to C4E was an English as a Second Language Instructor for international campers. Maggie has is also a teacher to various students from the US and in China. She is excited to take the new roll as one of the camp directors with Eggo this summer

Camp Four Echoes Address:
22799 S Four Echoes Rd. 
Worley, ID 83876

Mail Forms / Registration to GSEWNI:
1404 N. Ash Street
Spokane, WA 99201

For more information about Camp Four Echoes, contact us at customercare@gsewni.org or 509-747-8091.