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July 31, 2013

STEM camp targets underrepresented youth

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“Our goal is to give (engaging) STEM experiences to those underrepresented populations,” she said.

Other fun non-STEM activities will include watching a Vikings practice, eating pizza and spending free time in the Maverick Bullpen recreation area.

The idea to kick things off Wednesday with exercise science lessons was pretty simple.

“We wanted to get their energy going,” Williamson said.

It seemed to do the trick until Hopper called for burpees.

“I can't get up,” said a boy near the back, cheek to the floor.

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