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SEL Intro #6: Social Awareness

This is the sixth in a series of informational blog posts: SEL Intro #6. Check back weekly or search our archive for more! What Is Social Awareness? The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning  (CASEL) includes social awareness as one of its five core competencies that promote “intrapersonal, interpersonal, and cognitive competence.”  In other words, it is one of the …

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Megan Killoran: Eight Summers at EDMO!

When I first found out I was responsible for writing a blog this month, I was stumped! As the Operations Director, I focus on things like logistics and programming…those physical things that keep us going day to day. As for the creative writing, I prefer to leave that up to our brilliant marketing department. However, as I sat down to …

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Herb and Gerri Thomas: Why We Give

Read on for an EDMO story of giving followed by the full thanks from one of our Co-Founders! An EDMO Story: Why We Give We sent our son to many highly rated camps over several years, however, Camp EDMO was the one he always wanted to attend each year. Our son has social and communication challenges so finding a camp …

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Rachel Shensa: Our New Recruiting and Hiring Manager

Rachel Shensa is now our Recruiting and Hiring Manager. She recently took on this role, and some of you may already know her as our North Bay Region Manager. From now on Rachel will be the one contacting you for interviews and beyond whenever you apply for jobs at Camp EDMO™, from Camp Counselor to Home Office staff. Camp as a …

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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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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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