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August 19, 2010

Teenage girls dabble in the trades at summer camp

  • The group of 13 was the first to attend the Mentor a Girl in Construction Camp.
    Special to the Journal

    Photo courtesy of Nicole Martin [enlarge]
    Campers turn sheet metal and drywall into art.

    Career choices may have become a little clearer for 13 local teenagers who attended a three-day summer camp that focused on the construction trades. The Mentor a Girl in Construction Camp, called MAGIC, held in partnership with the National Association of Women in Construction, targets females interested in alterative careers.

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