EDMO Equity Programs

When you choose EDMO, you choose great for your child and good for the world. Our non-profit status, community partnerships and high-quality programs allow us to create equity opportunities like no other organization in our field. As a provider of STEAM & SEL focused enrichment programs since 2004, we know what the research says. Our summer camp and school year programs set kids up to succeed in school and life. That’s why we have social responsibility to make our programs accessible to ALL kids.

Through our EDMO Equity Program efforts, we subsidized $1,303,698 worth of services in the 2016-17 school year and 2017 summer to underserved kids, schools, and families.  

Parents: Learn more about the EDMO Equity Programs in your community, eligibility requirements and how to apply below.
Individual Donors: Go to the Ways to Support EDMO page to join our giving circles.
Corporate & Civic Funders: Contact develop@campedmo.org or call 415.282.6673 or 877.993.6673.

Subsidized Summer Camps

San Francisco Camps

The DCYF Scholarship Program

The DCYF 6 Week Camp EDMO Scholarship Program (San Francisco) is a special subsidized 6-week camp experience for 100 kids from priority low income zip codes, funded by the San Francisco Department of Children, Youth, and their Families.

At this time, we are waiting to be notified by the Department of Children, Youth, and Their Families about our funding for Summer 2018. We will release the application for our DCYF program after securing our funding for Summer 2018. If you are interested in attending this program should we receive funding, please use this link to provide us with your information.

  • To qualify for our DCYF Program, families must:
  • What are the program rules & policies?
  • How do I apply for the program?
  • Be a low-income family residing in one of the following zip codes: 94102, 94103, 94110, 94112, 94124, 94134.
  • Attend all 6 weeks of the program. No more than 4 absences are allowed.
  • Have their child’s teacher fill out the teacher recommendation form.  This can be done online or on paper.
  • Complete a pre-camp and post-camp survey specifically for DCYF.
  • Each scholarship is for all 6 weeks of Camp EDMO running at our SF Bernal/Portola site and campers will do each EDMO theme once.
  • Children must attend ALL 6 weeks of camp.
  • Scholarships cannot be used for EDMO JR or EDMO PRO programs.
  • There is a one-time fee for participation in the program and fees are determined on a sliding scale, based on income.
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until all 100 spots are filled.
  • Families are required to pay to reserve their scholarship slot 1 week after being notified of acceptance into the program.
  • Payment may be made via debit or credit card online or over the phone, with cash or check brought to the Edventure More office, or via check mailed to the Edventure More office.

At this time, we are waiting to be notified by the Department of Children, Youth, and Their Families about our funding for Summer 2018. We will release the application for our DCYF program after securing our funding for Summer 2018. If you are interested in attending this program should we receive funding, please use this link to provide us with your information.

North Bay Camps

San Rafael Canal District Program

We’re aiming to raise $80,000 by February 2018 to host a fully funded camp in the Canal District for up to 100 children in desperate need of STEAM & SEL programs. The San Rafael school district will be donating the facility rental and food for the camp. We typically work with the Family Liaison at target schools to distribute and collect applications. Hosted in the San Rafael School District for Summer 2018.

If you are interested in:

  1. Donating, please do so now
  2. Know anyone who might be interested in furthering educational enrichment in this area, please have them email us at develop@campedmo.org.

Come back in February if you are interested in learning more about applying for this program.

East Bay Camps

OUSD/OFCY HUB Camp Program

Our Oakland HUB Camp Program is a FREE 6-week summer camp program. This program is funded by the Oakland Unified School District and the Oakland Fund for Children and Youth.  This program provides 360 disadvantaged students in East Oakland with a free summer camp and literacy program experience. Campers attend a morning half-day reading program with Springboard Collaborative then transition to an EDMO half-day STEAM & SEL-focused program.  Exact locations for Summer 2018 will be announced in April of 2018.

Subsidized School Year Programs

We partner with 400+ schools in the Bay Area and Greater Sacramento Areas. We do this by subsidizing hands-on science, maker and tech In Class and After School Programs, as well as by providing discounted camp to school administrators, making auction donations, and supplying camp scholarships to Principals to award to a select number of their students. Take a look at the schools supported in your community.

“The camp was very hands on. The activities were fun as well as educational. I saw a huge difference in my child's imagination after camp concluded. He also gained knowledge of tons of things such as architecture, which I was thoroughly impressed with. I think it's super important that every child has the opportunity my son did at camp this summer....This camp is fantastic and I think it offers some of the most important things any child needs today.”
– 4 year old, East Palo Alto Parent