John Giroir

National Youth Science Camp in the News. . .

This summer was no exception in having states and countries represented by delegates (high-achieving STEM students) at the National Youth Science Camp (NYSCamp). For almost a month, the 2017 NYSCamp continued the tradition of merging STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) presentations and hands-on activities, with adventures in the great outdoors of West Virginia. It…

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Delegates spend morning in Charleston and depart for Camp Pocahontas

National Youth Science Camp delegates spent the morning at the University of Charleston, participating in educational programs and talks hosted by the UC College of Pharmacy, attending the annual Martha Wehrle Opening Lecture, and relaxing on the campus green. After lunch, delegates and staph boarded busses and motored down to Camp Pocahontas, where they’ll be…

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WV STEM Resource Clearinghouse

Do you know of a STEM resource in West Virginia that should be listed in the WV STEM Resource Clearinghouse website?  Families, educators, community members and business/community organizations are asked to add STEM resources to the WV STEM Resource Clearinghouse website.  This will help all West Virginia students be better prepared for success in college and careers,…

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2017 National Youth Science Camp Applications OPEN!

Are you or do you know a current 12th grader who has high aptitude and interest in STEM, is well-rounded and has some leadership potential? Then send them to http://apply.nysc.org now to apply be considered for the experience of a lifetime. The prestigious National Youth Science Camp (an established 50+ year old program) hosts up to two…

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Mr. Dan Shapiro (NYSCamp OR 1993)

National Youth Science Camp Alumni in the News Mr. Dan Shapiro (NYSCamp OR 1993) is another amazing alumnus of the National Youth Science Camp in the news. As CEO and founder of Glowforge, Dan Shapiro’s company has raised $22 million to start mass production of its devices after originally running a crowdfunding campaign on its own site where…

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2013 NYSC Alumnus of the Year Bill Conner now CEO of Silent Circle

The 2013 National Youth Science Camp Alumnus of the Year has a new venture to apply his talents and experience. Bill Conner, 1977 NYSC Delegate from Arkansas and NYSC 2013 Alumnus of the Year has a new global role as CEO of Silent Circle. Conner, the former Entrust CEO, Nortel President also joins the Board of Directors…

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Remembering Governor Moore

As many of you know, National Youth Science Camp delegates since 1963 have been selected by a process initiated by their State Governor. This happens at the invitation of the Governor of the Great State of West Virginia. Governor Arch Moore, Jr., served as the 28th and 30th Governor of West Virginia issuing those invitations…

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