Sierra Nevada Journeys works to get kids excited about science

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - December 23:

Sierra Nevada Journeys gets students excited about science with field trips and classroom activities.

Since it started ten years ago, it's served 100,000 kids in Nevada and Northern California. In fact, its programs are so in demand, there's a waiting list.

Director of Development Karen Senger says science is critical to students' futures.

"We want to make sure the children are exposed to these areas, that they're getting excited, they're getting engaged. That we're really creating that pipeline of those future scientists and researchers and doctors that we so drastically need."

The non-profit is always looking for community support to help deliver the programs to students. The supplies it uses are not cheap, and monetary donations are appreciated.

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