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2023 Camp Four Echoes

We're Celebrating 85 Years!

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?

CAMP FOUR ECHOES VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE

DATE:  February 27 |  TIME:  5:30-7 PM |  LOCATION:  VIRTUAL

Join Meg, Camp Four Echoes Camp Director, and some of the members of her camp team, to learn about what we have in store at Camp this summer. There will be a time for a Q&A portion at the end of the program for any questions that parents or kids may have. Register here.

Registration Opens March 1st

FORMS & DOCUMENTS
FAMILY CAMP: May 26-29, 2023

FAMILY CAMP

ALL AGES

Camp Four Echoes is the perfect location to kick off the camping season! Bring a camp stove and enough food for your family (meals not included). There will be a few scheduled activities as well as a campfire to perform at and make s’mores over. Be as relaxed or as busy as you’d like. This is an alcohol, pet free weekend.

* Please note that you may be sharing units and some cooking space with other families.

$75 per cabin (sleeps 6)
Capacity: 95

SESSION 1: JUNE 19-23, 2023

MOVIN' AND GROOVIN'

GRADE LEVEL: 2-3

Spend your week learning about all of the fun that Camp Four Echoes Has to offer! You will be super busy movin’ and groovin’ all over camp. You will have an opportunity to swim, boat, hike, and cook out over a campfire. There are not enough hours in the day to experience all the fun that Camp has in store. 

GS Member: $400; Non-Member: $460
Capacity: 12

MAD SCIENTIST

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: $400; Non-Member: $460
Capacity: 20

SHOW STOPPERS

GRADE LEVEL: 6-8

Do you dream about the days that you’ll be preforming under the lights on Broadway in New York City? What if you aspire to be your generation’s best writer? Spend this week at camp creating the best camp production you can dream of! At the end of the week, you will be able to perform it in front of the whole camp! Don’t worry though, there will be plenty of time for you to enjoy all that camp has to offer! 

GS Member: $400; Non-Member: $460

Capacity: 16

ARTIST'S ADVENTURE

GRADE LEVEL: 7-10

Make sure you don’t leave your creativity at home this week, as you will definitely be putting it to good use at camp this week. Spend your time working toward 1 masterpiece or try your hand at multiple different art mediums as the week progresses. It’s safe to say you will have something to show off by the time you head home on Friday.

GS Member: $400; Non-Member: $460
Capacity: 16

COUNSELOR-IN-TRAINING 2

GRADE LEVEL: 10-12 | SESSIONS: 1-2, 4 | DATES: June 19-30, July 9-13  (No camp during the week of July 2nd)

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.

**At the end of their CIT2 Training, these girls will be able to apply to extend their stay and volunteer at camp for the remainder of the summer as an intern in various areas around camp**

GS Member: $625; Non-Member: $685
Capacity: 12

SESSION 2: JUNE 25-30, 2023

TAKE THE LEAP *NEW*

GRADE LEVEL: 4-5

What is the craziest thing you’ve ever done? Is it climbing through the trees at camp? Well, you will have the opportunity to check that off your bucket list after this week at camp! You will get to be one of the first people to try our Camp Four Echoes’ brand new High Ropes Course! There will be plenty of time to enjoy all the C4E has to offer during your week at camp, don’t you worry!

GS Member: $425; Non-Member: $485
Capacity: 16

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: $425; Non-Member: $485
Capacity: 16

READY, AIM, FIRE!

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 two 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: $425; Non-Member: $485
Capacity: 16

SHIPWRECKED!

GRADE LEVEL: 8-11

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: $425; Non-Member: $485
Capacity: 20

COUNSELOR-IN-TRAINING 2

GRADE LEVEL: 10-12 | SESSIONS: 1-2, 4 | DATES: June 19-30, July 9-13  (No camp during the week of July 2nd)

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.

**At the end of their CIT2 Training, these girls will be able to apply to extend their stay and volunteer at camp for the remainder of the summer as an intern in various areas around camp**

GS Member: $625; Non-Member: $685
Capacity: 12

SESSION 3: JULY 2-7, 2023

SHOW BIZ! *NEW*

GRADE LEVEL: 4-5

Calling all future movie stars! You will spend this week creating a master piece production that you will debut at the closing campfire at the end of the week! Your group is in charge of creating a script, costumes, set pieces, props, everything! That’s show biz, baby!  You will do all of this but there will also be time for you and your new friends to enjoy all the fun that C4E has to offer. 

GS Member: $425; Non-Member: $485
Capacity: 20

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: $425; Non-Member: $485
Capacity: 16

IT'S A MYSTERY TO ME

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: $425; Non-Member: $485
Capacity: 16

ADRENALINE RUSH *NOW ONE WEEK*

GRADE LEVEL: 8-11

Are you an adrenaline junky? Do you aspire to become one? Spend a week at Camp Four Echoes exploring all of the adrenaline the Idaho Panhandle has to offer! Spend a day white water rafting. Spend an afternoon in the trees as we head to a local ropes course to soar down a Zip line.  While you are at camp, you will have plenty of time to enjoy all of the fun that camp has to offer!

GS Member: $425; Non-Member: $485
Capacity: 16

COUNSELOR-IN-TRAINING 1

GRADE LEVEL: 10-12 | SESSION: 3-4  | DATES: July 2-13 (Stay over the weekend)

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: $600; Non-Member: $660
Capacity: 10

SESSION 4: JULY 9-13, 2023

MERMAID OF LAKE COEUR D'ALENE *NEW*

GRADE LEVEL: 2-3

Have you seen any of the mermaids that live in Lake Coeur d’Alene? Spend your week at camp tracking them down, and maybe if you’re lucky enough, you might just get to see one with your own eyes! You will also have opportunities to learn about the history of mermaids here in our lake, and all over the world. And don’t you worry, there will be plenty of time for traditional camp fun too! 

GS Member: $400; Non-Member: $460
Capacity: 12

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. If you hit a bullseye during this program, you’ll get to shoot a flaming arrow into Windy Bay at closing campfire (weather permitting)!

GS Member: $400; Non-Member: $460
Capacity: 16

TAKE TO THE TREES *NEW*

GRADE LEVEL: 6-8 

Do you ever wish you could get a better view? Or see the world from a different perspective? This week you will have an opportunity to do exactly that! You will have the chance to try out our brand new High Ropes course at Camp Four Echoes! There will be plenty of time to enjoy all that camp has to offer, so there is no need to worry, there will be tons of time to swim, make art, and sing lots of camp songs!

GS Member: $400; Non-Member: $460
Capacity: 16

SHIPWRECKED! 2

GRADE LEVEL: 8-11 

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: $400; Non-Member: $460
Capacity: 20

COUNSELOR-IN-TRAINING 1

GRADE LEVEL: 10-12 | SESSION: 3-4  | DATES: July 2-13  (Stay over the weekend)

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: $600; Non-Member: $660
Capacity: 10

TROOP CAMP AT C4E: JULY 18-20, 2023

TROOP CAMP

GRADE LEVEL: All Ages  

Enjoy summer troop camping at C4E! All troops will have swim time, arts & crafts and hiking. Meals and Camp Four Echoes t-shirt are included.

Each troop is required to have appropriate girl: adult ratios, and an adult that is certified in child and adult CPR/AED/First Aid. All adults attending the event must be currently registered Girl Scouts with a clear background check on file. Camp staff will cover all planned program. If your troop would like to enjoy an additional campfire in your unit or do any outdoor cooking, they must provide an adult who has completed Outdoor Essentials - Basic (or the equivalent). Please note that you may be sharing the unit with another Girl Scout troop.

$120 total per person
$25 per person non-refundable deposit will save your spots.
Capacity: 80

SESSION 5: JULY 23-28, 2023

SPLISH SPLASH

GRADE LEVEL:  2-3

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

GS Member: $425; Non-Member $485
Capacity: 12

GAME ON

GRADE LEVEL: 4-5

We all know that games at camp are one the things that makes camp as fun as it is! Spend this week playing all of your classic camp games from Poison Dart Frog to Capture the Flag. By the time the week is done, you will have the opportunity to create and master your very own game- maybe eve have an option to play it with the whole camp!

GS Member: $425; Non-Member $485
Capacity: 16

CAST IRON CHEF

GRADE LEVEL: 6-8

Spend a week at camp mastering the art of cooking outdoors. You’ll have an opportunity to try your hand at cooking breakfast, lunch and dinner outdoors! At the end of your session, you will put those skills to the test as you’ll compete to be the next cast iron chef at C4E. Be sure not to burn your dump cake too much!

GS Member: $425; Non-Member $485
Capacity: 16

CLAMPING AT C4E

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: $425; Non-Member $485
Capacity: 20

RISKY BUSINESS *NEW*

GRADE LEVEL: 9-12

Spend your week at camp filled with classic summer fun and bonding with the other campers in your unit! Round out your week by trying out our brand new High Ropes Course! Spend an afternoon up in the trees looking out over Lake Coeur d’Alene! You’ll gain a new perspective of the world after taking to the skies and cheering on your friends to do the same! 

GS Member: $425; Non-Member $485
Capacity: 16

 

SESSION 6: JULY 30-AUGUST 4, 2023

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: $425; Non-Member $485
Capacity: 20

ZOMBIE INVASION

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: $425; Non-Member $485
Capacity: 16

WHERE'S YOUR PADDLE?

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: $425; Non-Member $485
Capacity: 16

JUMP ON BOARD

GRADE LEVEL: 9-12

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: $425; Non-Member $485
Capacity: 16

ADVENTURE IN LEADERSHIP

GRADE LEVEL: 9-12 | SESSIONS: 6-7 | DATES: July 30-August 9 (Stay over the weekend)

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: $575; Non-Member $635
Capacity: 12

SESSION 7: AUGUST 7-10, 2023

OUTDOORS AND S'MORES

GRADE LEVEL: 2-3

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: $380; Non-Member: $440
Capacity: 12

CAMPER 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: $380; Non-Member: $440
Capacity: 16

SUMMER MAGIC

GRADE LEVEL: 6-8

It’s not late in the summer to experience the magic that camp can create. Spend this short week exploring Camp Four Echoes and Windy bay. You may only be staying 3 nights, but you’ll create memories that will last a lifetime!

GS Member: $380; Non-Member: $440
Capacity: 16

WHATEVER FLOATS YOUR BOAT

GRADE LEVEL: 9-10

Camp is a place where you can come and enjoy the beauty of Lake Coeur d’Alene. Come join us for a short week to do whatever floats your boat. Work with the other members of your unit to plan out your stay with the activities that you like best. 

GS Member: $380; Non-Member: $440
Capacity: 16

ADVENTURE IN LEADERSHIP

GRADE LEVEL: 9-12 | SESSIONS: 6-7 | DATES: July 30-August 9 (Stay over the weekend)

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: $575; Non-Member $635
Capacity: 12

JUST THE TWO OF US: AUGUST 11-13, 2023

JUST THE TWO OF US

GRADE LEVEL: K-12

Spend a weekend at Camp Four Echoes with your favorite Adult! You will have opportunities to do everything that Camp Four Echoes has to offer! You will have opportunities to go hiking, swimming, boating, and even have an opportunity to perform a song or a skit at our campfire. 

This event is for registered Girl Members and 1 adult.

*multiple registered sisters can have the same adult*

$80 total per person
Capacity: 80

 

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 back for another summer at Camp Four Echoes as our 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  joined us in summer 2020 as  the Waterfront Director at Camp Four Echoes and she transitioned to council staff in the fall of 2020. This will be her 3rd summer as camp director; she is so excited to spend another summer on the shores of beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene and share the magic of camp with everyone who comes through the gate.

Camp Four Echoes Address:
22270 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.