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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Some middle school students are getting a helping hand with math, science and technology during their summer break. They are working on those skills through fun, hands-on camp activities at the annual Junior Seahawk Academy this week at UNCW.

The goal of the program is to motivate underrepresented students’ interests in learning by allowing them to engage in real-world, hands on, field experiences.

Each student will take part in at least 20 hours of academic enrichment over the course of the week.

“Our goal is to engage students and enrichment activities for math, science and technology, of course, and to expose them to the university campus and get them thinking about their futures and their careers,” lead teacher Jacqueline Henry said.

The core curriculum for the program is developed by UNCW faculty and certified math and science teachers in our area.

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2015 years 10 months ago

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