2019 NYSCamp: Scientific Illustrations Capture Wild and Wonderful West Virginia

The 2019 NYSCamp delegates returned from their third overnighter in the Monongahela National Forest. Delegates had the option to either Scientific Illustrations with Erica Schwarz or backpacking, climbing, caving, and mountain biking with Staph. Erica Schwarz is a PhD candidate working in the Cardiovascular Biomechanics Computation Lab at Stanford University. Her work deals primarily with simulating the growth…

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2019 NYSCamp Directed Studies, Continued

Tessa Mott (ME) plans to attend Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vt. However, Mott is still undecided about her major. During this directed study block, she picked an activity that focused on the identifying symptoms of sick patients in the Emergency Room. Tessa Mott said, “It was really fun to figure out what was wrong with the…

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Wild and Wonderful: 2019 NYSCamp Overnighter

The 2019 NYSCamp delegation recently returned from their first overnighter in the Monongahela National Forest. Delegates had the option to either fossil hunting with Ryan Haupt or backpacking, climbing, caving, and mountain biking with Staph*. Collin Preston, a Kentucky delegate, was excited that he had the opportunity to swim on the Seneca Creek trial, a hike in the…

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2019 NYSCamp: Directed Studies, Block 1

The hustle of fly-in calmed down and delegates begin to settle into their spaces at NYSCamp. The first full three days of NYSCamp were filled with the first block of directed studies, they included: Mathematics of Games with Dr. Tom Fleming There’s a Hole in the Bottom of the Sea with Dr. Katie Inderbitzen Mini…

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2019 NYSCamp Martha Wehrle Opening Lecture

The 2019 National Youth Science Camp (NYSCamp) delegates will spend four weeks learning from accomplished STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) professionals.  Meanwhile, they develop an appreciation of West Virginia, build interpersonal skills, and step outside of their comfort zones, by participating in outdoor activities like backpacking, mountain biking, kayaking, and caving. Each year, the…

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2019 NYSCamp Delegates’ Fly in at Dulles International Airport

27 June 2019 In the busy arrivals terminal of Dulles International (IAD), the 111 delegates found their way to the start of the 56th annual National Youth Science Camp (NYSCamp). The National Youth Science Camp was founded in 1963 as part of the Centennial Celebration of West Virginia to bring together two students from each…

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Cuong Do (OK 1984)

NYSCamp Alumnus of the Year 2018 – Cuong Do, OK 1984

The National Youth Science Foundation recognizes Cuong Do as the 2018 National Youth Science Camp Alumnus of the Year! The NYSF will host a Speaking Engagement on November 1, 2018 from 12:00 to 1:00PM at the Clay Center, Walker Theatre located in Charleston, West Virginia. Cuong will be speaking on topics of Artificial Intelligences, Cell…

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2018 National Youth Science Camp News Page

To keep up with 2018 National Youth Science Camp (NYSCamp) in the News, please go to the following: 2018 NYSCamp News You can also see the 2018 NYSCamp Blog at: 2018 NYSCamp Blog If you come across an article about the National Youth Science Camp that is not listed, please email  

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NYSCamp in the News

WV MetroNews – By Brad McElhinny in News | December 18, 2016 at 6:30AM National Youth Science Camp has eyes on the next horizon CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The National Youth Science Foundation, long a source of pride for West Virginia, says it’s ready for the next step. The foundation, which promotes science learning on a global…

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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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