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Kids see how stuff works at Camp Invention in Neosho

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Most kids have never seen the inside of a computer or other electronic device firsthand but on Monday that's what 44 kids did in "Camp Invention" at Crowder College in Neosho.

First through sixth grade kids apart different devices donated to the Camp so they can learn how everything works, including a fan and a record player.

The kids will also create several other inventions both individually and in teams throughout the week.

"It's so fun because you get to do stuff at home you'd never get to do - you get to take stuff apart," says third grader Brylee Sage.  "You get to know how stuff works."

"I have a lot of parents who tell me that this gives their kids an advantage, you know, it starts them off on a good foot whenever they're going back to school," says camp director Judy Hall.

The inventing doesn't stop when camp ends.  Each kid gets to take home a kit at the end of the week for more learning before school starts.

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