Author: Eduardo Caballero

Time to Heal the System

As we design for the future through this health crisis, I ask myself what is our role in all the other crises facing our country? This week has seen more vivid examples of the “-isms” that persist in society. Racism, classism, sexism, chauvanism, homophobism – there are so many. Regardless of who is in leadership in our country, the “-isms” …

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The New School

Most nights these day, I wake up with my heart beating out of my chest. Most conversations I have with my staff and education leaders across the country, I tear up. The enormity of what’s happening overwhelms me. In addition to redesigning EDMO® to become an online learning platform for summer, I’ve also been speaking with district, county and state …

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How EDMO® is surviving

With all the bad press about camps going out of business these days, a common question we’ve been getting is, “How are you surviving?”. If I had to sum it up, I’d say three main factors:  Heroic Volunteer Staff. Right now, you could describe EDMO®  as a government-sponsored equity project. We made the painful decision to lay off 85% of …

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Is Kindness Contagious?

(Updated 4.28.20) “I have a strange question. What does ‘EDMO’ stand for?” That was what a young girl asked last week as I was giving a virtual tour of our EDMO Live! camp. A couple things struck me in that moment: 1) A lot of parents and kids are about to discover EDMO and 2) My answer to that question …

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We’re in this together. EDMO Live starts 3/23

Just like you, our whole world has been turned upside down by the Coronavirus. Our staff is suddenly balancing childcare, senior care, and personal care during this surreal health crisis. At the same time, we’re also finding new ways to express love and kindness. We’re renewing our gratitude for technology. We’re appreciating our interconnectedness both locally and globally. We’re learning …

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Herb and Gerri Thomas: Why We Give

Read on for an EDMO story of giving followed by the full thanks from one of our Co-Founders! An EDMO Story: Why We Give We sent our son to many highly rated camps over several years, however, Camp EDMO was the one he always wanted to attend each year. Our son has social and communication challenges so finding a camp …

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