College of Charleston holds STEM camp for Marion, SC students – Reach


393College of Charleston Sports recently hosted STEM Students for a day of sailing and peer to peer mentoring.Here is an excerpt from

The nationally-recognized College of Charleston sailing program was recently commended for its efforts and work with youth by Executive Director of US Sailing, Jack Gierhart.

Last spring, the Cougars held a STEM Camp with students from Creekside Middle School in Marion County, South Carolina, in conjunction with Beneteau USA, the largest sailboat manufacturer in the world, during practice for nationals.

STEM and US Sailing’s Reach program is an opportunity for college programs to get kids, who are likely to spend a lifetime involved in boat-related activities, excited about marine science, conservation, engineering and design. The program introduces children to the real world applications of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through the sport of sailing.

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