Started in 2016 by Isabella Blanco, a Santa Maria High School student and 13-year member of the Girl Scouts, the annual spring camp is designed to get more young girls interested in science and technology at a young age. Roughly 60 Brownies and Juniors from local Girl Scout troops "tinkered" with science, technology, engineering, art and math — or STEAM — concepts during a Wednesday morning camp at the Abel Maldonado Community Youth Center in Santa Maria.

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