Archive: Camp Staff

Samantha Wilcox: Great Beginnings for Success!

Samantha Wilcox is our new San Francisco Region Manager! She has been working at the Camp EDMO™ San Francisco – Marina location every summer since high school, for five years in all. She started out as a Counselor, moved up to Instructor, then Camp Director and finally San Francisco Region Manager this year. In each job Sam has enjoyed letting her …

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Books That Support Social Emotional Learning

  Reading opens up a huge world of adventure and imagination for kids and adults alike. It is clear that books and reading help develop kids academically, but in recent years a huge focus has been emerging in the literary field around books to help support development of Social Emotional Learning Skills. Now there are a variety of books available …

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Why Working At Camp Is Good For Older Kids

Why Work at Summer Camp? Ever thought about signing up your teenager to be a Leader in Training (LIT)?  Or encouraging your college student to apply for a counselor position? Summer camp has many benefits, even for older kids and young adults. Mainly because working at camp gives adolescents great experience! As LITs, counselors and instructors, kids still get to …

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Ready For Summer Camp?

It’s officially mid-May, hooray! Camp EDMO’s™ earliest locations start camp on Monday, June 3, are you ready? Here are a few tips and suggestions to get you on your way. There are always forms that need to be turned in on or before the first day of camp. For all EDMO™ campers,  those are the Health History, Alternate Contacts and …

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Nature and Science Curriculum Spotlight

Greetings from the curriculum department! This week I (Ryan Kochevar) sat down with nature and science writer Marina Hydeman to talk all things curriculum.   RK: Marina is our nature and science curriculum writer for our EDMO and PRO programs, that’s for campers in 1st through 8th grades. She’s here with me today to answer some questions I have.  MH: Looking forward to it!   RK: So, first question, …

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16 Things Only EDMO Campers May Understand

Pie is definitely not just for eating The amazing feeling of getting out of your parent’s car on the first day each summer Peel banana…peel peel banana Camp friends are the best friends. #BCFFL. Best Camp Friends For Life. Even when your camp t-shirt is stained or too small, you still want to wear it That moment when you meet …

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