DukeEngage Orange County, CA

Final Thoughts

As I write my final blog, I still can’t believe that camp is over. I spent the majority of the…

Curveballs

One of the first pieces of advice that the Girls Inc. staff told us when we were training for camp…

Little Advocates

This past week was the week I had been waiting for, for so long. I had pushed to get in…

Growing Pains

This week I worked with one group of girls instead of four. In the morning, we built and programmed Lego…

Penultimate Week (feat. Lice Outbreak)

The STEM curriculum for this week was focused on robotics. Throughout the week, students were asked to assemble and program…

Thinking about Goodbyes

With the third week of camp complete, I have been thinking more and more about how strange it is to…

Cross the Line

This past week proved to be an exercise in flexibility. Every day, it seemed as though something new was going…

7th Grade Blues

“But what do we do if no one at school cares if we’re being bullied?” one of the 7th grade…

The Climb

On Saturday I reached a new personal low. Lying on the concrete outside Natalie’s Peruvian Restaurant, I vomited everything in…

Student Teachers

As the second week starts, I begin to see the other side of what I anticipated of this trip. Where…

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