Save The Planet With New Small Change App

Why Us? At Camp EDMO™ we want to save the planet. It’s obvious when you take a look at what we do. For starters, our maker-infused STEAM & SEL programs are based on three main thematic areas: science, technology and nature. To wrap it up, we view all three of those through the lens of sustainability. When we design our …

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Why Working At Camp Is Good For Older Kids

Why Work at Summer Camp? Ever thought about signing up your teenager to be a Leader in Training (LIT)?  Or encouraging your college student to apply for a counselor position? Summer camp has many benefits, even for older kids and young adults. Mainly because working at camp gives adolescents great experience! As LITs, counselors and instructors, kids still get to …

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Why Should Art & Science Intersect? Creativity!

Ever wonder why at Camp EDMO™, our  Science, Technology & Nature themed camp sessions all  include maker projects that fuse collaborative design challenges with art and individual expression? The point of our programs is to spark kids’ curiosity, stretch their creativity, strengthen their collaboration skills and inspire self-reflection. But also, along the way they experience interconnectedness with each other and …

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How To Stop Summer Slide

Summer slide…sadly, it’s not a shiny yellow piece of plastic you roll out in the backyard and spray with a hose. Instead, this fun sounding title refers to the not fun at all loss of last school year’s learning as it slips away from students during their summer break from school. Or, according to Edsurge, “academic regression experienced by students over …

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Equality Focus: Bridging the Gap

It’s a sad state of affairs, but not all schools have the same amount of recreation, physical education, science classes, high quality textbooks and even trained instructors. An under resourced school that doesn’t have these things may also not have enough materials for art projects, any professional development for teachers and staff, or even food for snacks and lunch for …

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Advice to Graduates: Be Kind!

It’s the Tuesday after Memorial Day once again, and a child you know has either graduated very recently or is just about to!  Whether you’re a parent, educator or otherwise, this is the perfect opportunity to give advice! As a grown-up, it’s always fun take stock of who we are now compared to who we were back then. That’s just …

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