Camp challenges, focuses minds of young learners


Participants in Camp Invention learn a lesson about eyes during the interactive program that works with children on science, technology, engineering and math skills. (Kristy Deer / Daily Reporter)

Brayden Harley (left) and Molly Worth have a fun time making slime during Camp Invention at New Palestine High School. (Kristy Deer / Daily Reporter)

NEW PALESTINE — If educator Cathy Purciful could design the perfect way to teach a class, it would look a lot like this week’s Camp Invention going on at New Palestine High School through Friday.

Camp Invention is a weeklong national summer learning program that runs from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It’s designed to teach students in grades 1 through 6 science, technology, engineering and math via unusual projects.

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