Learning and fun from EDMO

How to Get Kids Interested in Giving, Part Two

We recently posted some ideas to help children develop a habit of charitable giving this summer, which is an important step in building one of three core character traits we develop in our campers: kindness. To continue that theme, here are some great inspirations for generosity – kids who’ve been recognized for their own charitable giving! Earlier this year, Face2Face …

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How to Get Kids Interested in Giving

An important part of kindness is sharing, or charitable giving, which can be simple to model at home and involve the whole family in. It can even be fun and affordable. Because as we all know, volunteering time, not just giving money, is important and valuable. Local food banks often offer an easy place to start both giving and volunteering, …

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Getting Ready for Camp!

Memorial Day has passed and school is either out or just about to be. Most kids are excited for a break from school and ready for a fantastic summer experience. To us that means, it’s time to get ready for summer camp! Why camp? Curious children love to have their creativity celebrated while making projects and solving problems their own …

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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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