Video-game camps aim to help urban children

07/8/2005 | eSchool News (free registration)

The three founders of the new Urban Video Game Academies in Baltimore, Washington and Atlanta hope to boost at-risk students' math and science skills, while exposing youngsters to the lucrative video-game developing industry, which has been almost exclusively the domain of white males. At the five-week summer camps, students will tackle core skills while they learn video-game programming.

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