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We Need Your Help!

As we close 2016 and look forward to the New Year, the trustees and staff reaffirm our commitment to inspiring lifelong engagement and ethical leadership in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and related professions through our proven educational model for mentoring, challenging, and motivating students. We need your help – please make a charitable donation today….

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NYSCamp in the News

WV MetroNews – By Brad McElhinny in News | December 18, 2016 at 6:30AM National Youth Science Camp has eyes on the next horizon CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The National Youth Science Foundation, long a source of pride for West Virginia, says it’s ready for the next step. The foundation, which promotes science learning on a global…

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Giving Tuesday 2016

Every year two of the top science students from each of the United States and others from around the world are selected to attend the National Youth Science Camp (NYSCamp). For a month between high school and college they study alongside preeminent professionals exploring science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). They participate in variety of outdoor adventure…

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Green Bank Observatory

The National Youth Science Foundation has a long-standing relationship with the Green Bank Observatory through its programs, including the National Youth Science Camp, the West Virginia Governor’s School for Mathematics and Science, and the West Virginia Youth Science Camp. If you have fond memories of your time at the GBO, please take a few minutes…

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NYSC Alumnus of the Year 2016 – Anita Riddle, AZ 1980

The National Youth Science Foundation has selected Dr. Anita Riddle as the 2016 National Youth Science Camp Alumnus of the Year. Congratulations! The Charleston Area Alliance will welcome Dr. Riddle of ExxonMobil as its next Elevations Professional Women’s Network Luncheon speaker on October 6: Women in STEM Close the Gender Gap in Business. Register here….

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President Obama Recognizes NYSC Alumnus

President Obama Town Hall in Buenos Aires, Argentina at Usina del Arte, Weds. Mar. 23, 2016 President Obama said, It’s where a young person can learn skills in the state of West Virginia in the United States, and put them to work right here in Argentina. So, Gino Tubaro, who’s here today — where’s Gino?…

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Northrop Grumman Supports 2016 NYSCamp

Northrop Grumman, the fifth largest defense contractor in the world, has donated $40,000 to the National Youth Science Foundation (NYSF). The gift will be used to support the academic program of the 2016 National Youth Science Camp (NYSC). The NYSC is a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) enrichment honors program, challenging the top two…

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Judge Ronald G. Pearson Bridge

With construction to be completed in 2016, the State of West Virginia has officially named the bridge connecting Camp 70 Road to the NYSF’s property south of the Blackwater Rive, the Judge Ronald G. Pearson Bridge. SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 56 (By Senators Williams, Sypolt, Stollings, Ashley, Unger and Plymale) Requesting Division of Highways to name future…

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Congratulations SpaceX!

Congratulations SpaceX and Tony Coiro (NYSC IN 2008, Staph) for a successful launch, landing, and deployment! Amazing and inspiring work all! Watch the launch on YouTube.

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Dr. John Worth (NYSCamp GA 1984)

NYSCamp Alumni in the News Dr. John Worth (NYSCamp GA 1984) is member of archeology team that identifies the site of first multi-year European settlement in the United States. The University of West Florida archaeology program recently identified the archaeological site of the Luna settlement – the first multi-year European settlement in the United States –…

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