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Huntington museum offers a hands-on tour

Herald-Dispatch photo by Sholten Singer David Bond, right, talks with 10-year-old Sophia Carr as she feels the components of antique radio equipment with the help of her mother Genna Carr as the Huntington Society for the Blind take a hands-on tour of the West Virginia Museum of Radio and Technology on Thursday, July 23, 2015, in Huntington.
Herald-Dispatch photo by Sholten Singer
David Bond, right, talks with 10-year-old Sophia Carr as she feels the components of antique radio equipment with the help of her mother Genna Carr as the Huntington Society for the Blind take a hands-on tour of the West Virginia Museum of Radio and Technology on Thursday, July 23, 2015, in Huntington.

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — More than a century’s worth of broadcasting technology became an educational playground Thursday for more than a dozen campers from the Teubert Prep Day Camp at the Cabell-Wayne Association of the Blind.

The visit to the Museum of Radio and Technology was part of the week-long camp, during which participants learn life skills as well as participate in crafts and other learning opportunities, like trips to the museum, said Linda Worthy, director of recreation for the association.

Following lunch at the museum, the 25 campers and their parents and chaperones were taken for a hands-on tour of the facility, guided by museum volunteers.

“What we’re trying to do is give them a hands-on experience where they can feel and understand what we’re talking about…

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