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Sherman Elementary

1651 Union St, San Francisco

Locations don’t get more convenient than this! Sherman Elementary is right in the heart of the Marina! This spectacular school has classic architecture and a great play yard space, with gardens and greenery!

Dates: June 5 - July 21 (please note there is no camp on July 4)

Ages Served: K - 8th

Closest Park Program: Presidio Heights, July 24 - August 4 & The Presidio, August 7 - August 25

Camp Hours: Mon-Fri, 9AM-3PM

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Camp Director

Melissa Birdwell-Marchi Melissa Birdwell-Marchi
Melissa Birdwell-Marchi

This is Melissa Birdwell-Marchi’s 7th summer with CAMP EDMO! She is super excited to come back to camp after a short break last summer. Melissa graduated from University of California, Santa Cruz with a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Intensive Sociology. This summer will Melissa plans on rocking the EDMO Vibe and making lasting memories with the campers, families and team.

“Is it summer yet? I can’t wait to come back to CAMP EDMO as the SF Marina Camp Director! I am looking forward to making new friends with campers and families. I am ready to bring back GLITTER PIES as a famous camp tradition, as well as continuing to rock some classic SF Marina favorites. There will be plenty of cheers, dancing, laughter, sunshine, bubbles, and more this summer at the SF Marina location! Don’t miss out on all the fun!”
– Melissa Birdwell-Marchi, SF Marina Camp Director

Staff

  • Samantha Wilcox Samantha Wilcox
    Samantha Wilcox
    EDMO Maker Instructor
  • Tiye Frazier Tiye Frazier
    Tiye Frazier
    EDMO Counselor
  • Jack Cramer Jack Cramer
    Jack Cramer
    EDMO Counselor
  • Frances Hung Frances Hung
    Frances Hung
    EDMO PRO Coding Instructor
  • Xocee Smith Xocee Smith
    Xocee Smith
    EDMO Counselor
  • Will Hespe Will Hespe
    Will Hespe
    EDMO Counselor
  • Francois Havet
    EDMO Counselor
  • Aelaf Tesfasilasie Aelaf Tesfasilasie
    Aelaf Tesfasilasie
    EDMO Counselor
  • Adriana Guandique
    Adriana Guandique
    EDMO Tech Instructor
  • Kevin Gino
    Kevin Gino
    EDMO PRO Instructor

Samantha Wilcox is returning for her third year at the Marina CAMP EDMO site! Having been a K-1 counselor for the last two summers, Sam is gearing up to be Maker Instructor for the first time. She is a rising junior at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she is currently studying in the honors track for both Journalism and Communications. She is currently a video intern for the Madison Capitols, the local hockey team, as well as Opinion Editor for The Daily Cardinal, UW-Madison’s campus newspaper. When not channeling the EDMO Vibe, you can find her enjoying the warm California weather, eating Mexican food, or reading a great book!

Tiye Frazier is returning for her third year at CAMP EDMO! She spent her first two EDMO summers at the Bernal Portola site and is looking foreword to this summer at Marina. She was previously a camp counselor for children K-5. This year, Tiye will also be aiding in the growth of our wonderful Leaders-In-Training. Her goal is to guide them as they start their journey towards becoming excellent EDMO counselors and admirable leaders. Moreover, she will be substituting during week three of camp as a Lego Animation instructor, and cannot wait to cultivate, and nurture the creative minds of your children! Tiye spent her freshman year of college as a Government and Politics major at St. John’s University in Queens, New York. Unfortunately, she missed home too much and came back to sunny California! Tiye took a year off of school, moved to Bakersfield, worked and absolutely loved it! She is excited to return to school this fall to earn her manicurist license. Tiye will also begin attending California State University, Bakersfield in the spring to earn degrees in Business and Psychology. With her degrees, she hopes to open multiple quality businesses to employ those who usually would be overlooked by employers. Her overall goal in life is to help those in need.

Jack Cramer became a part of CAMP EDMO first as a camper in 2006 and later became an LIT in 2013. This is his first summer as a counselor and he is excited to start! Jack is a junior at Lowell High School, with interests in mathematics, music and education. He is part of the Lowell Jazz Band and Lowell Spoken Word and is an actor at The Dickens Fair here in SF! During his spare time, Jack spends time playing Magic: the Gathering and watching cult classics.

Frances Hung is a rising junior at Pomona College who is really excited about Marina CAMP EDMO! As a mathematics major/computer science minor, she will be a coding instructor this summer. She has previous camp experience as an operations coordinator and counselor-in-training at Camp Kesem, a camp for kids with parents affected by cancer. During her free time, Frances can be found teaching turbo-kickboxing, struggling through Ulysses and trying to write good poetry.

Coming all the way from Los Angeles, Xocee Smith can’t wait to be working at CAMP EDMO and is excited to take on new, fun and challenging adventures with camp kids. Xocee has experience working with kids at the Boys And Girls Club with age groups ranging from 7-17, as well as volunteering her time at her mother’s Elementary School. She is a scholar on the academic path to success at California State University of Bakersfield, majoring in psychology and sociology and wants to be a child therapist or child psychologist . When she is not hard at work in school, Xocee is out enjoying games of basketball, theater shows, her family time, and admiring nature. She is ready to join the team and mentor children. She looks forward to a wonderful, fun-filled summer.

Will Hespe is excited to return for his fourth year at the Marina CAMP EDMO site. He was a counselor last summer and a Leader-in-Training the previous two, but his EDMO roots began as a camper in 2007! Will is a rising senior at University High Schooland when not attending classes and doing homework, he is actively involved in vocal and theater productions at school. He loves to make others laugh, eat great food and spend time with his friends. As a counselor, Will strives to bring the same spirit and joy to summer camp that he felt as an EDMO camper.

Francois Havet is coming for his first year at the EDMO Marina camp as a counselor and is really excited to be doing so! Having previous experience working with kids ages 5-17 through a non-profit resident camp, Francois is very excited to apply his skills to the SF Marina CAMP EDMO. He is currently working towards his law degree and is very excited to learn more and help any person that he can. If he’s not working, you can catch Francois going to concerts, hanging out with friends or family, or generally seeking the pursuit of the outdoors.

Aelaf Tesfasilasie is a counselor at the Marina CAMP EDMO. She is a rising junior at Pace University in the Westchester County of New York. She is studying Journalism with a minor in Politics with hopes of becoming an international journalist. At school, she is on the Student Government Association as a Senator. When she’s not playing her role as Senator, you can find her eating great food, cooking, reading, or simply napping.

This is Adriana Guandique’s first year working for CAMP EDMO. She will be located at our Marina site. Prior to joining our awesome team, she had been interning at the Children’s Creativity Museum providing a creative and unique outlook on S.T.E.M. She had received her Maker certificate from Sonoma State University and is currently a working on receiving her B.A. in Theatre Arts at SF state. In her off time, Adriana can be found hiking, tinkering, reading or listening to a few of her favorite records while brainstorming her next creative activity. On Sunday’s she is often hiking with her Pug Phil.

Kevin Gino is excited to start his first summer at CAMP EDMO as an EDMO Pro Instructor! When he isn’t singing, teaching or taking photos, Kevin loves crafting bags and wallets out of leather, cooking food in his kitchen, or playing music in his apartment studio. As a recent graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, he is a working musician in the city singing with choirs and orchestras throughout the Bay Area. When he’s not doing any of those things, you can find him on Netflix.

Select age group (entering)
  • EDMO (K-1)
  • EDMO (2-4)
  • PRO (5-8)

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  • JR. (Pre-k)
  • EDMO (K-1)
  • EDMO (2-4)
  • PRO (5-8)

Count Your Savings!

Discounts $ Savings
Spring Splash Savings at Select Locations $15/Wk until April 30!
Early Bird $20/Wk until Feb 28!
Multi: 2 Week $20/Wk for 2 Weeks
Multi: 3-4 Week $30/Wk for 3-4 Weeks
Multi: 5-8 Week $50/Wk for 5-8 Weeks
Sibling $10 for Each Additional Child
Referral $50 for Each New Family You Refer until June 1

Being a CAMP EDMO Family is Rewarding

CAMP EDMO makes it even more rewarding for returning camp families to grow with us! Each returning family is assigned a unique Loyalty Discount Code based on the number of years they have attended camp. The discount is valued at $10 per week for every summer a family has enrolled at least one child in camp. For example, if you’ve been with us three previous summers, your Loyalty Discount Code will apply a $30 discount per week this summer. One more perk, it CAN be combined with any other discount.  Codes have been sent out but if you didn’t receive yours, or have forgotten it, please contact us.

Pre-Camp Payment & Refund Policy

Payment plans available for credit card or e-check. No additional cost. Initial payment is immediate.

  • 2 month payment plan: Available until 4/30. Initial payment is half of total. Second payment automatically charged 30 days from purchase date.
  • 3 month payment plan: Available until 3/31. Initial payment is 1/3 of total. Second payment automatically charged 30 days from purchase date; third payment automatically charged 30 days following.
  • 100% refund available until March 31st ($25 processing fee per cancelled week still applies)
  • 75% refund until April 28th
  • 50% refund until May 26th
  • No refunds after May 27th

Please Note:

  • It’s completely FREE to transfer sessions from one week to another, space permitting
  • Missed days of camp are generally not refunded, but if you’re child misses a bunch of days due to illness or injury, just talk to us. We’re human.
  • Prices and terms are subject to change. All terms are valid from date of registration.

If you’re not happy, we’re not happy!

CAMP EDMO guarantees great service, enthusiastic staff and that your child will be safe at camp. If you are unhappy with these aspects of our program, please notify your Camp Director immediately. Camp Directors will respond to verbal or written parental concerns within 24 hours and schedule an Action Plan meeting to improve your camp experience. 99.9% of the time, we can make it better! If for some reason we can’t make it better, then please complete our online Money Back Guarantee Form, and we will humbly issue a partial or full refund.  

EDMO (Maker, Science) – $419/wk

As original as you! Mind-blowing arts & science and maker sessions are led by College Grads. It’s next generation learning, fueled by old-school values like curiosity, confidence and kindness.

Extras: Lunch & Snacks, Extended Day Program: AM (8:00-9:00AM), PM (3:00-6:00PM)
Savings: Multi-Week, Sibling, and Referral Discounts
EDMO (Tech) – $469/wk

Our technology sessions feature cutting-edge projects on kid-friendly platforms led by tech-savvy College Grads. It’s next generation learning, fueled by old-school values like curiosity, confidence and kindness.

Extras: Lunch & Snacks, Extended Day Program: AM (8:00-9:00AM), PM (3:00-6:00PM)
Savings: Multi-Week, Sibling, and Referral Discounts

Count Your Savings!

Discounts $ Savings
Spring Splash Savings at Select Locations $15/Wk until April 30!
Early Bird $20/Wk until Feb 28!
Multi: 2 Week $20/Wk for 2 Weeks
Multi: 3-4 Week $30/Wk for 3-4 Weeks
Multi: 5-8 Week $50/Wk for 5-8 Weeks
Sibling $10 for Each Additional Child
Referral $50 for Each New Family You Refer until June 1

Being a CAMP EDMO Family is Rewarding

CAMP EDMO makes it even more rewarding for returning camp families to grow with us! Each returning family is assigned a unique Loyalty Discount Code based on the number of years they have attended camp. The discount is valued at $10 per week for every summer a family has enrolled at least one child in camp. For example, if you’ve been with us three previous summers, your Loyalty Discount Code will apply a $30 discount per week this summer. One more perk, it CAN be combined with any other discount.  Codes have been sent out but if you didn’t receive yours, or have forgotten it, please contact us.

Pre-Camp Payment & Refund Policy

Payment plans available for credit card or e-check. No additional cost. Initial payment is immediate.

  • 2 month payment plan: Available until 4/30. Initial payment is half of total. Second payment automatically charged 30 days from purchase date.
  • 3 month payment plan: Available until 3/31. Initial payment is 1/3 of total. Second payment automatically charged 30 days from purchase date; third payment automatically charged 30 days following.
  • 100% refund available until March 31st ($25 processing fee per cancelled week still applies)
  • 75% refund until April 28th
  • 50% refund until May 26th
  • No refunds after May 27th

Please Note:

  • It’s completely FREE to transfer sessions from one week to another, space permitting
  • Missed days of camp are generally not refunded, but if you’re child misses a bunch of days due to illness or injury, just talk to us. We’re human.
  • Prices and terms are subject to change. All terms are valid from date of registration.

If you’re not happy, we’re not happy!

CAMP EDMO guarantees great service, enthusiastic staff and that your child will be safe at camp. If you are unhappy with these aspects of our program, please notify your Camp Director immediately. Camp Directors will respond to verbal or written parental concerns within 24 hours and schedule an Action Plan meeting to improve your camp experience. 99.9% of the time, we can make it better! If for some reason we can’t make it better, then please complete our online Money Back Guarantee Form, and we will humbly issue a partial or full refund.  

EDMO (Maker, Science) – $419/wk

As original as you! Mind-blowing arts & science and maker sessions are led by College Grads. It’s next generation learning, fueled by old-school values like curiosity, confidence and kindness

Extras: Lunch & Snacks, Extended Day Program: AM (8:00-9:00AM), PM (3:00-6:00PM)
Savings: Multi-Week, Sibling, and Referral Discounts
EDMO (Tech) – $469/wk

Our technology sessions feature cutting-edge projects on kid-friendly platforms led by tech-savvy College Grads. It’s next generation learning, fueled by old-school values like curiosity, confidence and kindness.

Extras: Lunch & Snacks, Extended Day Program: AM (8:00-9:00AM), PM (3:00-6:00PM)
Savings: Multi-Week, Sibling, and Referral Discounts

Count Your Savings!

Discounts $ Savings
Spring Splash Savings at Select Locations $15/Wk until April 30!
Early Bird $20/Wk until Feb 28!
Multi: 2 Week $20/Wk for 2 Weeks
Multi: 3-4 Week $30/Wk for 3-4 Weeks
Multi: 5-8 Week $50/Wk for 5-8 Weeks
Sibling $10 for Each Additional Child
Referral $50 for Each New Family You Refer until June 1

Being a CAMP EDMO Family is Rewarding

CAMP EDMO makes it even more rewarding for returning camp families to grow with us! Each returning family is assigned a unique Loyalty Discount Code based on the number of years they have attended camp. The discount is valued at $10 per week for every summer a family has enrolled at least one child in camp. For example, if you’ve been with us three previous summers, your Loyalty Discount Code will apply a $30 discount per week this summer. One more perk, it CAN be combined with any other discount.  Codes have been sent out but if you didn’t receive yours, or have forgotten it, please contact us.

Pre-Camp Payment & Refund Policy

Payment plans available for credit card or e-check. No additional cost. Initial payment is immediate.

  • 2 month payment plan: Available until 4/30. Initial payment is half of total. Second payment automatically charged 30 days from purchase date.
  • 3 month payment plan: Available until 3/31. Initial payment is 1/3 of total. Second payment automatically charged 30 days from purchase date; third payment automatically charged 30 days following.
  • 100% refund available until March 31st ($25 processing fee per cancelled week still applies)
  • 75% refund until April 28th
  • 50% refund until May 26th
  • No refunds after May 27th

Please Note:

  • It’s completely FREE to transfer sessions from one week to another, space permitting
  • Missed days of camp are generally not refunded, but if you’re child misses a bunch of days due to illness or injury, just talk to us. We’re human.
  • Prices and terms are subject to change. All terms are valid from date of registration.

If you’re not happy, we’re not happy!

CAMP EDMO guarantees great service, enthusiastic staff and that your child will be safe at camp. If you are unhappy with these aspects of our program, please notify your Camp Director immediately. Camp Directors will respond to verbal or written parental concerns within 24 hours and schedule an Action Plan meeting to improve your camp experience. 99.9% of the time, we can make it better! If for some reason we can’t make it better, then please complete our online Money Back Guarantee Form, and we will humbly issue a partial or full refund.  

EDMO PRO – $559/wk

Level Up! Scrap the “kiddy” stuff and get your game face on. Graduate students and industry professionals teach more advanced design, tech and maker programs. More lab time. Bigger perks. It’s the real deal.

Extras: Lunch & Snacks, Extended Day Program: AM (8:00-9:00AM), PM (3:00-6:00PM)
Savings: Multi-Week, Sibling, and Referral Discounts

Count Your Savings!

Discounts $ Savings
Spring Splash Savings at Select Locations $15/Wk until April 30!
Early Bird $20/Wk until Feb 28!
Multi: 2 Week $20/Wk for 2 Weeks
Multi: 3-4 Week $30/Wk for 3-4 Weeks
Multi: 5-8 Week $50/Wk for 5-8 Weeks
Sibling $10 for Each Additional Child
Referral $50 for Each New Family You Refer until June 1

Being a CAMP EDMO Family is Rewarding

CAMP EDMO makes it even more rewarding for returning camp families to grow with us! Each returning family is assigned a unique Loyalty Discount Code based on the number of years they have attended camp. The discount is valued at $10 per week for every summer a family has enrolled at least one child in camp. For example, if you’ve been with us three previous summers, your Loyalty Discount Code will apply a $30 discount per week this summer. One more perk, it CAN be combined with any other discount.  Codes have been sent out but if you didn’t receive yours, or have forgotten it, please contact us.

Pre-Camp Payment & Refund Policy

Payment plans available for credit card or e-check. No additional cost. Initial payment is immediate.

  • 2 month payment plan: Available until 4/30. Initial payment is half of total. Second payment automatically charged 30 days from purchase date.
  • 3 month payment plan: Available until 3/31. Initial payment is 1/3 of total. Second payment automatically charged 30 days from purchase date; third payment automatically charged 30 days following.
  • 100% refund available until March 31st ($25 processing fee per cancelled week still applies)
  • 75% refund until April 28th
  • 50% refund until May 26th
  • No refunds after May 27th

Please Note:

  • It’s completely FREE to transfer sessions from one week to another, space permitting
  • Missed days of camp are generally not refunded, but if you’re child misses a bunch of days due to illness or injury, just talk to us. We’re human.
  • Prices and terms are subject to change. All terms are valid from date of registration.

If you’re not happy, we’re not happy!

CAMP EDMO guarantees great service, enthusiastic staff and that your child will be safe at camp. If you are unhappy with these aspects of our program, please notify your Camp Director immediately. Camp Directors will respond to verbal or written parental concerns within 24 hours and schedule an Action Plan meeting to improve your camp experience. 99.9% of the time, we can make it better! If for some reason we can’t make it better, then please complete our online Money Back Guarantee Form, and we will humbly issue a partial or full refund.  

It's your choice!

Former midnight sandwich makers rejoice! Fresh, healthy snacks and lunches are available for daily delivery to your camper. It’s a Snap! To order a quality meal from Choicelunch, check the box for Daily Lunch & Snack on your enrollment form.  Of course if you want to pack your own lunch, that’s cool too. Please, just do not bring any products that contain nuts. Really.

More about Choicelunch

Choicelunch automatically provides a standard lunch option. Standard lunches include an entree, fruit and snack. Once your order is placed, you will get an email from Choicelunch, one month prior to the start of camp, with a username and password in case you want to change your order. Choicelunch will provide seven other options to choose from. These options will include some hot entrees, some cold entrees, and vegetarian and dairy free choices.

Lunch is only offered for the entire week of camp and must be ordered at least one week prior to your child starting camp. There are two lunch sizes to choose from:

Regular Lunch (usually for Pre-K- 6th grade)
Cost: $38.00/week ($7.60/day) and includes lunch + morning snack
Portion: About 400 calories

Large Lunch (usually for 6th grader-high school)
Cost: $45.00/week ($9.00/day) and includes lunch + morning snack
Portion: About 600 calories
Please note that this is not a ‘double’ lunch, but instead an additional 180-200 calories of entree.)

PM Snack (for campers staying for our PM Program)
Cost: $6.50/week

Please note that the week of July 4, the cost of lunch will be $30.40 for a regular lunch and $36 for a large lunch

Already Signed up for Camp?

Log into your account and add lunch there or call us at the home office. Note: Lunch must be ordered at least one week prior to your child starting camp.

Need to Cancel Lunch?

Please contact CAMP EDMO by Wednesday night at midnight, prior to your first day of camp . The cancel deadline applies even if you change camp weeks after the deadline has passed.

Sample Menu

Choicelunch partners with natural food providers to include fresh, natural and whenever possible, organic products in their meals. Every meal is home-style, kid-friendly and made with care. Please note: lunch does not include drinks.

Click here to see the Choicelunch hot (default) or cold lunch and snack menu for Summer 2017! Please note that Choicelunch reserves the right to change their menu.

Nut Free Zone

If you bring lunch/snacks, please do not bring any products that contain nuts. Really.

Don’t Forget Water!

For either option, we strongly recommend packing an eco-friendly water bottle each day to make sure your camper stays hydrated. All of our facilities have water fountains.

The pregame and afterparty

You’re busy, and your kids will be too. Our AM & PM extended hours programs run from 8:00AM-6:00PM to give you peace of mind. Great for every camper who groans when mom or dad shows up! It’s even more time making cool stuff & hanging with your buds.

Save 40% OFF AM/PM Program when you in enroll in 2+ weeks of camp.

Please note that the week of July 3 (camp is closed Tuesday, July 4), the cost of the AM Program will be $32 and the cost of PM Program will be $64.

AM Program (8:00-9:00AM, $40/week)

Campers make new friends, do arts & crafts projects, play games, and participate in special activities that relate to our weekly themes.

PM Program (3:00-6:00PM, $80/week)

Campers rotate between outdoor games, indoor crafts and extra science, maker, tech, or nature projects. See the page for the programs your child will be taking part in for exact activities.

Note: For our PM Program, we recommend packing an extra snack or adding a PM Snack to your lunch order.

A la carte: ($15/hour)

We understand life happens and you cannot be in two places at once. Good news, flexibility is our middle name.

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