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W.Va. Youth Science Camp begins Monday

Jul. 15, 2013 @ 07:35 AM

RIPLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Students from across West Virginia are gathering in Ripley for the third annual West Virginia Youth Science Camp.

The camp for rising 10th-graders begins Monday and continues through July 22. It’s modeled after the National Youth Science Camp held annually in Pocahontas County.

Topics include snakes, the Clean Water Act, deer management and the science of baseball.

The West Virginia Department of Education and the National Youth Science Foundation are hosting the camp at the Cedar Lakes Conference Center.



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