Announcements

International Delegates to the 2011 NYSC

Support from the United States Department of State will permit two delegates representing each of the following countries to attend the 2011 National Youth Science Camp. Argentina Bolivia Brazil Chile Costa Rica Ecuador Mexico Trinidad Watch the NYSC web site for more information.  Please direct questions to office@nysf.com.

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YSDE 2010-11 1.1

The first day of the first session of the pilot edition of the Youth Science Discovery Experience was yesterday. A group of 30 students from across West Virginia gathered at the Canaan Valley Institute to work with teachers and scientists on small group research projects. Photo Gallery Article in the Charleston Gazette Schedule – November…

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Youth Science Discovery Experience

The pilot edition of the Youth Science Discovery Experience begins on Thursday, November 11, 2010. For more information see www.nysf.com/w/ysde. The Youth Science Discovery Experience teams students and teachers with practicing scientists to pursue semester-long projects in fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.  Research teams use distance-learning technologies to continue their work between residential visits…

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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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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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Heart of the Highlands – Splash Dam South

A milestone has been reached in the development of the National Center for Youth Science Education. Earlier this week, work began on improvements to the Splash Dam South section of the Heart of the Highlands Trail System. This trail represents the first improvements made to the Foundation’s 111 acre property holdings along the Blackwater River near…

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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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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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Dates Announced for 2011 National Youth Science Camp

The National Youth Science Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2011 National Youth Science Camp will be held from June 30 through July 24, 2011. For more information, please visit www.nysc.org. A two-page handout is also available.

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