Empower the NYSC!

As the mountains of West Virginia come alive and regain their magnificent color with the arrival of spring, we turn our attention to our flagship program, the National Youth Science Camp, and we need your support to ensure that this program is successful. I hope that you will consider empowering the NYSC with a charitable…

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Archive Established

Morgantown, West Virginia – March 24, 2015 In late 2014, the National Youth Science Foundation and the West Virginia and Regional History Center and Special Collections at the West Virginia University, reached an agreement to establish an archive of materials related to the National Youth Science Camp and the National Youth Science Foundation. On March…

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Canaan Valley Institute

STEM Education Center

Important Links Master Plan – National Center for Youth Science Education STEM Education Center NYSF Mission Statement Article in the Charleston Gazette – December 14, 2014 Article in the Charleston Gazette-Mail – December 20, 2014 Editorial in the Charleston Gazette-Mail – December 27, 2014 West Virginia Council on STEM – Report to the Governor Letters…

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Giroir, John

NYSC Director Selected

November 25, 2014 – National Youth Science Foundation today announced that John Giroir has been selected as the Foundation’s next Director of the National Youth Science Camp. Giroir, previously served as the President and CEO of the YMCA of Kanawha Valley. The National Youth Science Camp (NYSC), a four-week program held each summer, was first…

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Director, NYSC

October 3, 2014 Announcement: The National Youth Science Foundation seeks candidates for the position of Director, National Youth Science Camp. A full position description is provided below. This position is full-time, year-round and based at the NYSF offices at the West Virginia Regional Technology Park in South Charleston, West Virginia; additional 24/7 activities at the site of…

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Matching Challenge!

A very generous National Youth Science Camp alumnus has offered to match, dollar for dollar, all contributions received between August 8, 2014, and September 15, 2014 (up to $50,000)! Donations made by alumni count toward the $50 for 50 Campaign. Now is the time to make your contribution go twice as far! Click below to donate….

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Miller, Paul

2013 Martha Wehrle Opening Lecture – Dr. Paul Miller

CHARLESTON, WV — Dr. Paul Miller, physics professor at West Virginia University, was the featured speaker at the Martha Wehrle Opening Lecture of the 2013 National Youth Science Camp (NYSC). Dr. Miller presented his lecture (embeded below) at the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences – West Virginia in Charleston. The NYSC is a summer…

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2013 NYSC Fly-In at Charleston's Yeager Airport

2013 NYSC Starts Today!

CHARLESTON, WV — The 2013 session of the National Youth Science Camp starts today as delegates arrive at Charleston’s Yeager Airport and begin their nearly month-long experience with science enrichment. The students, two from each state in the United States and international delegates from nine countries, will study with preeminent scientists from around the world, who will…

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CHARLESTON, WV — On the occasion of the National Youth Science Camp 50th Anniversary, states, DC, and countries are offering congratulations. Created as a program on West Virginia’s Centennial Celebration in 1963, the NYSC is one of only a few programs that is still in operation today.

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Brazilian NYSC Delegates Meet VP Joe Biden

BRAZIL — During their pre-departure orientation at the United States Embassy in Brazil, the two delegates to the 2013 National Youth Science Camp met with Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Dr. Jill Biden. The National Youth Science Camp is a residential science education program for young scientists the summer after they graduate from high…

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