Archive: EDMO Vibe

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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SEL Intro #3: How Do We Teach Social Emotional Learning?

This is the third in a series of informational blog posts: SEL Intro #3. Check back weekly or search our archive for more! What ? Teaching SEL is no easy matter. There are plenty of lessons and games out on the Internet that claim to teach SEL, but it takes more than curriculum to do it well. As seen in …

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Advice to Graduates: Be Kind!

It’s the Tuesday after Memorial Day once again, and a child you know has either graduated very recently or is just about to!  Whether you’re a parent, educator or otherwise, this is the perfect opportunity to give advice! As a grown-up, it’s always fun take stock of who we are now compared to who we were back then. That’s just …

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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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