Monthly Archives: September 2010

Dear Contributor from Sara Vaclavik

Dear Contributor, My name is Sara Vaclavik, and I was one of this year’s delegates to the NYSC, from the state of New Hampshire. I would like to take a moment to thank you for your support to a program that has since offered me one of the richest experiences of my life. As I discovered during…

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Dear Contributor from Sara Vaclavik

Dear Contributor, My name is Sara Vaclavik, and I was one of this year’s delegates to the NYSC, from the state of New Hampshire. I would like to take a moment to thank you for your support to a program that has since offered me one of the richest experiences of my life. As I discovered during…

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Dear Trustees from Nicole Clark

Dear Trustees: I have just returned from an unforgettable experience as an Idahoan delegate to the 2010 National Youth Science Camp (NYSC), held in Pocahontas County, West Virginia. Living in a rustic camp in the midst of the beautiful Monongahela National Forest, far from the distractions of technology and usual responsibilities, I was free to study the intricacies…

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Dear Trustees from Nicole Clark

Dear Trustees: I have just returned from an unforgettable experience as an Idahoan delegate to the 2010 National Youth Science Camp (NYSC), held in Pocahontas County, West Virginia. Living in a rustic camp in the midst of the beautiful Monongahela National Forest, far from the distractions of technology and usual responsibilities, I was free to study the intricacies…

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NYSF Staff Join Peter Mulvey on Bicycle Tour

On Wednesday, NYSF staff members Andy Blackwood (executive director) and Josh Stevens (education coordinator) will join musicians Peter Mulvey and Brianna Lane on Peter’s annual bicycle-based tour. Beginning in 2001, Peter has entertained the delegates to the National Youth Science Camp with a performance showcasing his talents as a singer, songwriter, and guitarist. His latest…

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Dear Contributor from Arpan Prabhu

Dear Contributor, Thank you so much for your avid support of the National Youth Science Foundation! This summer, I was given the incredible opportunity to attend the 2010 National Youth Science Camp and meet over one hundred other students from all fifty states and a few foreign. countries. As a native West Virginian hailing from Morgantown, I…

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Dear Editor from Rebecca McGrail

Editor, I recently participated in the National Youth Science Camp as an Ohio delegate. I would like to thank the State of West Virginia for their contributions to the camp. I, personally, believe that the experience I had at camp could not be replicated in any other setting. The other delegates and I were treated very well…

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Dear Contributor from Lauren Stephens

Dear Sir or Madam, I am Lauren Stephens, a high school senior at North Central High School. Recently, I was selected to attend the National Youth Science Camp. I am honored to be one of Indiana’s delegates and I want to thank you for this opportunity. I have attended several camps in the past and I recognize that…

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Dear Trustees from Tiffany Stone

Dear Trustees of the NYSF, Thank you so much for making the National Youth Science Camp possible. I realize all the time, energy and passion you put into this program and it really shows through. I had a wonderful time and I got a lot out of the experience. NYSC was a great environment. I got to meet…

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Dear Contributor from Rodolfo Villarreal-Calderon

Dear Contributor: It is with great pleasure that I am able to write this letter to you with the opportunity of looking back at this summer with memories satiated with science, friendship, and an appreciation for the outdoors in the beautiful state of West Virginia. As I reflect on my three and a half week experience at…

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