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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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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Centennial Youth Science Camp Continues for 50 Years

CHARLESTON, WV — Established as part of West Virginia’s Centennial Celebration in 1963, the National Youth Science Camp continues to be held in West Virginia as a service to the nation.  As one of the few programs that originated with the Centennial Celebration that is still in operation, more than five thousand ambitious, young, innovative students…

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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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Dr. Ed Chan To Discuss NTM Lung Disease, Tuberculosis at 2013 NYSC

Dr. Ed Chan, 1978 delegate to NYSC from Colorado and physician at Denver VAMC, National Jewish Health and the University of Colorado School of Medicine, will lecture on the risk factors for non-tuberculosis mycobacteria (NTM) lung disease at 8 p.m., June 29 and NYSC. NTM are environmental bacteria commonly found in the environment. In more…

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Dr. Mike Elsbury

Dr. Mike Elsbury To Unlock Mysteries of Aether In Directed Study on Radio Frequency Engineering

Dr. Mike Elsbury, 1999 delegate to NYSC from Idaho and currently a senior electrical engineer at Sandia National Laboratories, will present a directed study at NYSC July-8-10 entitled, “Unlocking the Mysteries of the Aether: Radio Frequency Engineering.” During the directed study, delegates will explore major concepts of electromagnetic waves and propagation as they study the…

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Dr. Rick Walker

Dr. Rick Walker to Lecture At 2013 Science Camp

Dr. Rick Walker, 1964 delegate to NYSC from Ohio, will present, “Why We Will Never Find a Cure for Cancer and Why We Do Not Want To” at 9:15 a.m., June 30 at NYSC. As a retired breast cancer surgeon, Dr. Walker hopes to share his 40-year experience in both a formal lecture and through…

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