08/09/2010 04:21 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Long Beach Science Camp Makes Summer Special For Homeless Kids

Nailah Lewis wasn't frightened by her first encounter with a hissing cockroach. And she didn't jump when she came face to face with a reticent hermit crab and a crow flapping its wings.

The fourth-grader wants to be a biologist, and that interest only intensified during the days she spent at an unusual summer science camp organized by Cal State Long Beach.

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