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Archive: Camp Staff

Curriculum Spotlight – Marina Hydeman 

Greetings from the curriculum department! This week I (Ryan Kochevar) sat down with Marina Hydeman to talk all things curriculum.   RK: Marina is our nature and science programs writer for our EDMO and PRO curriculum, 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, how long have you …

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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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A Day in the Life of a Camp Director

As we begin our countdown to the start of Camp EDMO™ and Camp EdTech, we thought we’d provide you all with an inside peek into a typical day at camp for one of our stellar Camp Directors. Although at our camps, no day is typical, we do know that each day is enriching and lots of fun for campers, and staff. Here is Courtney …

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Being a CIT at Camp Brings Learning, and Fun!

A lot of people want to be a Counselor-in-Training (CIT) because they get power or they just need volunteer hours. To me, it’s more than that. As a CIT you need to have a high level of responsibility to care for the children and keep them safe. Although we are not paid, it’s still a job and with any job, …

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