Archive: Camp Staff

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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Working at Camp is the Best Summer Job Ever

  We came across a blog this morning entitled “Why Being a Camp Counselor is the Best Summer Job Ever”. As most of us at Camp EDMO™ come from backgrounds that include having attended and/or worked at some type of summer camp prior to joining the EDMO team, we couldn’t agree more. We all have our reasons why we think working …

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Behind the Scenes: Camp Instructor Training

For the last month Conrad has been working with our Instructors, preparing for the 2015 Summer Camp Season.  “I must say that I am very excited about the Instructors I have met.”, Conrad shared.  It never ceases to amaze me how excellent all of our Instructors are. During trainings you can really get a sense of the dedication, excitement and wackiness …

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