List of Programs

President Obama Recognizes NYSC Alumnus

President Obama Town Hall in Buenos Aires, Argentina at Usina del Arte, Weds. Mar. 23, 2016 President Obama said, It’s where a young person can learn skills in the state of West Virginia in the United States, and put them to work right here in Argentina. So, Gino Tubaro, who’s here today — where’s Gino?…

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2016 NYSC

NYSCamp Applications

The National Youth Science Foundation is pleased to announce that the application portal to attend the 2016 National Youth Science Camp is now open. For more information, please see

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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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Map of NYSC Alumni

CHARLESTON, WV — Alumni (delegates and staph) of the National Youth Science Camp can be found across the United States and around the World. Explore using the interactive map below. Notes: The interactive map above is a visual representation of the alumni (delegates and staph) of the National Youth Science Camp. If your information is…

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2013 NYSC Days 1 and 2

CHARLESTON, WV — The 2013 session of the National Youth Science Camp began on June 26 as delegates arrived at Charleston’s Yeager Airport. While some delegates completed the last legs of their travel, others attended the 5th Annual Martha Wehrle Opening Lecture presented by Dr. Paul Miller (Wyoming 1987). At the conclusion of the lecture,…

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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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Dr. Paul Miller Featured Speaker At NYSC Martha Wehrle Opening Lecture

“Now, more than ever, our world depends on science. Yet in schools, we tend to do a poor job teaching science in a way that truly conveys its basic nature and fundamental importance. While people are happy to use gadgets and medicines that would not exist without science, few understand how completely science has changed…

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