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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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SEL Intro #5: Self Management

This is the fifth in a series of informational blog posts: SEL Intro #5. Check back weekly or search our archive for more! What Is Self Management? The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning  (CASEL) includes self management as one of its five core competencies for building “students’ capacity to integrate skills, attitudes, and behaviors to deal effectively and ethically with …

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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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SEL Intro #2: What’s the Science Behind Social Emotional Learning?

This is the second in a series of informational blog posts: SEL Intro #2. Check back weekly or search our archive for more! Where? Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is big news lately! It’s also almost certainly coming to a school, camp or after school program near you, if it isn’t there already. One of the reasons that SEL is so …

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SEL Intro #1: What is Social Emotional Learning?

  This is the first in a series of informational blog posts: SEL Intro #1 – #10. Check back weekly or search our archive for more! Where? You’ve probably heard about Social Emotional Learning (SEL) recently. It is a topic in education that’s becoming increasingly popular in schools around the country. Similarly, SEL is showing up in kids’ programs like …

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Why Should Art & Science Intersect? Creativity!

Ever wonder why at Camp EDMO™, our  Science, Technology & Nature themed camp sessions all  include maker projects that fuse collaborative design challenges with art and individual expression? The point of our programs is to spark kids’ curiosity, stretch their creativity, strengthen their collaboration skills and inspire self-reflection. But also, along the way they experience interconnectedness with each other and …

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