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'Trekkers' to share experiences

 

Last updated 9/4/2008 at Noon

Tech Trek participants (back row, from left) aide Julia Taft, Fallbrook coordinator/dorm mom Susan Duling, Diana Alcaraz, Francesca Jones, Katherine Smissen, dorm mom Chris Assad, (front row) Susy Damian, Brianna Vasquez and Kalania Aguigui

Each year, eighth grade students with math and science potential are selected to attend the American Association of University Women (AAUW) -sponsored science camp, known as Tech Trek, at University of California, San Diego. The scholarships are from fundraisers and donations including the AAUW Garden Tour, funds collected from mahjong tournaments and more.

The students have a week of hands-on experience in the fields of chemistry, math, computer science, physiology, biology and physics. Included this week was a day at Sea Camp, which involved a boat trip on Mission Bay, during which a net...



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