At Camp Echo

[For children]

As the bus rolled along, Jane peered out the window at the majestic mountains in the distance. Soon she would arrive at Camp Echo, where she would spend the next three weeks. This was the first time Jane had ever been away from home, and she was very happy to be going to a camp where there would be other Christian Scientists her own age.

Before long the bus pulled into the camp, and the eager campers jumped out. There was much scrambling about as they rounded up their gear and waited for their unit assignments. As the counselor guided them to their bunkhouse, Jane glanced up at the towering pines guarding the camp. She heard someone, far off, whistling the camp song. Three whole weeks! She felt light-hearted.

But that evening, after all the girls were settled in their bunk-houses, error tried to tell Jane that her throat was sore.

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