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Pacific offers girls engineering camp

Pacific University will host a Girls Engineering Camp June 20 to 24 for girls ages 8 to 12 to learn some of the basics of engineering.

The camp will be run by the Center for Gender Equity staff and ChickTech, a Portland-based organization that offers hands-on workshops, mentoring and community encouragement for young women..

Participants will explore soft circuits and robotics. Each day the girls will be involved in a variety of projects with take-home results. Camp runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily in Marsh Hall at Pacific University. Cost is $120 and lunch is included. Register at pacificu.edu/cge.