Los Alamitos High School student Riley Yew had a unique answer for those who asked her the standard question, “What will you do on your summer vacation? Yew combined her passion for chemistry with her interest in cosmetics to create Cosmetic Chem for Kids — a camp with the goal of proving that chemistry can be fun and also be integrated into everyday life. The camp serves underserved kids and piques their interest in science. Another goal is to fuel their interest in an academic career.
Deirdre Newman has the story at Patch.com