Announcements

Staph* Applications Still Available

The National Youth Science Foundation is still accepting applications for positions on the Staph* of our youth science education programs for 2011.  For more information, please see the online Staph Application.  Opportunities exist for short-duration service at the WV Youth Science Camp (a one-week program) to full, two-month service at the National Youth Science Camp…

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Dr. Stephen D. Damiani Makes Pledge

Dr. Stephen M. Damiani, WI, 1975, has pledged $50,000 to The National Youth Science Foundation, to create a fund that will support future delegates to the National Youth Science Camp. “NYSC has had an incredibly positive impact on my life as both a scientist and a person. Now it’s time to ‘give back,’ as my predecessors…

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West Virginia Youth Science Camp

The West Virginia Department of Education and the National Youth Science Foundation are launching the West Virginia Youth Science Camp (WVYSC) in an effort to promote the study of science statewide. Modeled after the National Youth Science Camp (NYSC) held in Pocahontas County every summer, the state camp would allow for two rising 10th graders from…

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West Virginia Youth Science Camp

The West Virginia Department of Education and the National Youth Science Foundation are launching the West Virginia Youth Science Camp (WVYSC) in an effort to promote the study of science statewide. Modeled after the National Youth Science Camp (NYSC) held in Pocahontas County every summer, the state camp would allow for two rising 10th graders from…

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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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