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JMU Camp’s New Residential Program Takes Kids Deeper Into Space

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Posted: June 27, 2014

Nikki Creange, 21, of Chesapeake, a senior at James Madison University and a counselor at JMU’s Space Camp, learns how to use a solar telescope Thursday while training to teach campers on campus. The camp added a residential program for students in grades seven through 10 that will go deeper into the physics and math behind astronomy. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
Counselor and JMU junior Josiah Lapolla, 20, of Fredericksburg, assembles a solar telescope while training to teach other counselors at JMU’s Space Camp on Thursday.
Counselor and JMU senior Samantha DeFreitas, 20, of Suffolk, learns how to use a sun spotter Thursday while training to teach for JMU's Space Camp on campus.

HARRISONBURG — Local kids longing for a chance to travel off the planet Earth won’t get quite that far at Space Camp this summer, but the camp’s director hopes they’ll see that science careers are…

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