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  MAGIC Camp Shows Girls New Career Opportunities Wichita – High school girls attending the weeklong MAGIC summer camp in Wichita, beginning June 19, will learn some new tricks about career opportunities in numerous construction and transportation fields. MAGIC (Mentoring a Girl in Construction) introduces high school girls age 14 or older to trade skill occupations such as carpentry, safety, electrical  as well as learn about safety and various modes of transportation. “These activities help students build leadership and team-oriented skills as they discover occupational options they may not otherwise have had a chance to learn about,” Watson said. A total of 24 high school girls from Wichita and surrounding areas are taking part in the MAGIC camp.  Contractors assisting with the camp include Cornejo & Sons, Dondlinger Construction, Eby Construction, Knowles Building, Maintenance & Renovation, and Zernco, Inc. Other sponsors include Heartland Wichita Black Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Women in Construction, Chick-fil-A, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, and T.O.P.S. Taste of Philadelphia Style