Learning and fun from EDMO

What Does Camp Teach Kids?

The American Camp Association, Parenting experts, Time Magazine and even scientific research have all shown the numerous benefits of having your child attend summer camp. At Camp EDMO, we obviously talk about how attendance in quality summer camps helps reduce summer learning loss, as well as how it contributes to the development of social emotional and life skills in all …

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Pay It Forward

The simplest way to define the concept of “Pay it Forward” is that when someone does something for you, instead of paying that person back, you pass it on to another person instead. Paying it Forward can also be an act you start yourself; just something you do for no other reason than helping others makes you feel good. According …

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What an Act of Kindness Looks Like

This random act of kindness story taken from thisisinsider.com… “Nine-year-old Noah saw a policeman eating breakfast at Denny’s and asked his mother, if he could pay the officer’s bill. He wrote a note on the receipt that said “I want to be you when I grow up. Thank you for your service.” The Officer was stunned and touched by the …

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Others who Believe in the Miracle of Summer Camp

Take a look at these great quotes from celebrities and others in the news and what they have said about the importance of summer camp. “Law school and summer camp are the two experiences that inform pretty much all I do.” – Rachel Sklar, Lawyer, CNN Contributor and Media Blogger “If I have to be remembered for something, I want …

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Why “Making” is Important for Children

Ever wonder about this phrase “maker-infused science, tech and nature programs”? If you’ve been with us in the past or you’ve just been perusing our mailings or website, you’re probably thought, “Hmm, maker, I know the word but I just can’t put a finger on what it means exactly.” If that is you, you’re not alone. Many of you who …

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Building Collaboration

Collaboration has made the news lately. It saved the day when big names in software joined together with processor manufacturers to protect computer systems from Meltdown and Spectre, two hardware bugs that threaten most electronic devices made in the past twenty years. It also brought thousands of journalists, actors and countless other women and men together to rise up against …

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