Alumni

Your Everlasting Science Camp OCE

Science Camp alumni know that they never fully leave the NYSC; rather they are on one very long OCE (out of camp experience). In a new recurring feature, the Foundation will highlight alumni with photos of themselves and NYSC-branded items (shirts, Nalgenes, flying discs, etc.) in their adventures around the world. To be considered for…

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NYSC Alumni Association Survey

The National Youth Science Camp Alumni Association wants to hear from all alumni (former delegates and staph members of the NYSC). Please take a few minutes and complete the online survey.

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40 under 40: Marissa Mayer – Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal

Puzzles and solutions at the National Youth Science Camp offered then-high school senior Marissa Mayer the opportunity to meet scientist Zoon Nguyen. At NYSC, a program for young scholars to participate in engaging lectures and activities delivered by scientists nationwide, Nguyen stood out among the others with his unique problem-solving puzzles. Read the full article: 40…

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Kentwood students National Youth Science Camp delegates

Yasaman Azodi and Sarah Harvey are this year’s one-two punch from Kentwood High School as the Washington State delegate and alternate-delegate to the National Youth Science Camp held near Bartow in the eastern mountains of West Virginia’s Potomac Highlands. Read the full article: Kentwood students National Youth Science Camp delegates.

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Alumnus in the News: Tony “Danger” Coiro

Delegates to the 2010 National Youth Science Camp already know that Tony Coiro, NYSC alumnus (IN 2008) and staph member (2009-10), transformed an old motorcycle into one that runs on electricity and that its batteries can be charged by flip-up solar panels. Now, the rest of the world is learning about his innovations. Read articles…

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Regional Science Symposium – 11/6/2010

Update: Thanks to everyone who attended the Regional Science Symposium in Boulder, CO, on November 6. The combination of hike, lectures, and dinner, was a fun approximation of the NYSC experience. The National Youth Science Foundation will sponsor a Regional Science Symposium in Boulder, Colorado, on November 6, 2010. This day of activities will offer…

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Regional Science Symposium – 11/6/2010

Update: Thanks to everyone who attended the Regional Science Symposium in Boulder, CO, on November 6. The combination of hike, lectures, and dinner, was a fun approximation of the NYSC experience. The National Youth Science Foundation will sponsor a Regional Science Symposium in Boulder, Colorado, on November 6, 2010. This day of activities will offer…

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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 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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