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Sacramento - Growth Public Schools

June 13 - July 22
Folsom Lake College will be requiring all campers and staff to be fully vaccinated before attending their first day of camp OR provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 2 days of their first day of camp and weekly thereafter. At-home tests will be accepted to fulfill this requirement. If you have not completed the form linked below before arriving at camp on Monday and your kid is not fully vaccinated, you will be asked to go get a test, administer it to your kid, and show the results before your kid can be checked into camp.

Please use this form to provide your COVID-19 test results BEFORE arriving at camp on Monday each week.
9320 Tech Center Dr, Sacramento, CA 95826
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This year's Sacramento campus will be Growth Public Schools. This campus comes with spacious, air-conditioned classrooms, an outdoor play area, and space for indoor games on hot days, perfect for campers to engage in hands-on activities, pie-filled rallies, and collaborative games. Featuring a convenient curbside drop-off and pick-up zone in front of the school, a large parking lot, and a secured entrance, Growth Public Schools is an ideal location for rocking the camp vibes all summer long.
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What makes EDMO special?

The EDMO Method

EDMO - Summer camps, tutoring, social emotional learning and STEAM


The EDMO Method is at the heart of all things EDMO. Collaboratively designed with a team of experts, including the UC Berkeley Greater Good Science Center, it is our very own SEL framework and our approach to educating the whole child — mind, body, and heart. By incorporating scientifically proven social and emotional learning (SEL) practices into our engaging science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) curriculum; we expand the boundaries of learning and give kids the opportunity to learn and make mistakes in a safe environment.

Amazing Staff



We recruit staff as much for their character as for their experience or academic accomplishments. All of our EDMO staff, practice and recognize each other for the same SEL skills we aim to build in kids. Here is a snapshot of some of the people who work with kiddos at camp.
 
Camp Directors manage every aspect of their specific site’s day to day operations. Our Directors are college grads, teachers and professionals in the education field. They bring the EDMO Vibe to everything that they do from training their staff to running rallies. 
Instructors are the campers main point of contact leading the groups and engaging campers in our hands-on curriculum. Our instructors are college students passionate about working with youth. Counselors support instructors with curriculum and help run organized periods of the camp day. Our counselors range from High School and college students looking to gain experience to teachers wanting a fun summer job. Many are EDMO alumni who just can’t get enough of summer camp.
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Meet your Camp Director:

Christen Kinney

Christen is excited to be continuing with EDMO as the Camp Director for the summer at Growth Public School in Sacramento! She also serves as Site Coordinator for the year-round program at this location. Prior to EDMO, Christen was an instructor for a Biology laboratory at San Francisco State University while also pursuing her Master's degree in Cell and Molecular Biology. Throughout her educational career she has been involved in mentoring in Biology and Computer Science, as well as partaking in science education research to make learning about Science more engaging. She is really excited to bring her knowledge and her love of Biology, Coding, and mentoring to the staff and kids here at GPS, so that the summer experience here is fulfilling for everyone!

Camp policies,
safety, and logistics

We know that you are entrusting us with your children and we do not take that responsibility lightly! We follow strict guidelines to ensure that kids and staff are safe during all of our programs.
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With 22 STEAM themes to choose from, we provide everything you need to keep your kid learning and growing all summer long.

Use the filter below to sort through our offerings, and find the best fit for your kid(s)!
Looking for programming for 9-12? Click here to check out our LIT program!

What parents and kids are saying about EDMO

Sacramento - Growth Public Schools
Wonderful staff
Staff/counselors were all a joy to interact with. I found myself often wondering where you found them and how you ended up hiring them. They were all friendly and enthusiastic. Excellent experience that we would love to repeat. Hands down best summer camp either of our children have attended yet and believe me, they have been to many over the years!
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Compassionate staff
My child is special needs, and the compassion your staff has shown to my son has been beyond my wildest dreams. The fact that your staff cheers for my son EVERYDAY and shows how much they genuinely care for him is what I think is allowing him to be successful plus the nature of your camp is what excites him. Your camp has put confidence in my son again and that I will be eternally grateful.
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All kids feel welcome
The counselors enthusiastically greet the children (by name!), along with parents, at drop-off and pick-up so that we all (especially the kids) feel so welcome. Plus they constantly repeat the children's names while communicate with them. What kid wouldn't feel welcome?
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Fun, education and safe experience
I'm floored by this camp! They created an amazingly fun, educational and safe experience for my son. He is so shy and insecure around new groups of people. But it's obvious the organization really trains their staff (more so than any other camp/educational facility I've experienced).
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