National Center for Youth Science Education

STEM Education Center

STEM EDC – Pledge Support

This is an unprecedented unique opportunity for our National Youth Science Foundation! The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has invited the NYSF to submit a proposal to assume ownership of the facilities of the Canaan Valley Institute near Davis, Tucker County, West Virginia; the NYSF must simply show that it has the financial means…

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Senator Joe Manchin Visits CVI

January 24, 2015 – Davis, West Virginia United States Senator Joe Manchin will tour the Canaan Valley Institute and host a roundtable discussion with community leaders on the potential transfer of the facility to the National Youth Science Foundation. Senator Manchin will highlight the importance of STEM education across West Virginia and the country. Location: Canaan…

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STEM Education Center

STEM Education Center Update

The National Youth Science Foundation (NYSF) has been notified that the United States Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Interior will not pursue an opportunity to acquire the facilities of the Canaan Valley Institute near Davis, West Virginia. As a result, the NYSF will work closely with the State Board of Education, the State Superintendent…

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STEM Education Center

Important Links Master Plan – National Center for Youth Science Education STEM Education Center NYSF Mission Statement Article in the Charleston Gazette – December 14, 2014 Article in the Charleston Gazette-Mail – December 20, 2014 Editorial in the Charleston Gazette-Mail – December 27, 2014 West Virginia Council on STEM – Report to the Governor Letters…

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Public Meeting – CVI

When: 6 PM – 8 PM, Wednesday, December 3, 2014 Where: Davis Volunteer Fire Department, 610 William Avenue, Davis, WV Purpose: To allow public comment on proposals by the National Youth Science Foundation and the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge to the potential transfer of the Canaan Valley Institute property (2 buildings and 37 acres). Moderator:…

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Site plans revealed for 111-acre youth science center in Canaan Valley

CHARLESTON, WV. — After more than a decade of planning, the National Youth Science Foundation has finalized site plans for its permanent 111-acre youth science center in the secluded mountains of the Canaan Valley in Tucker County. The foundation plans for the $50 million facility along the Blackwater River near Davis to draw in young…

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Master Plan Published

The National Youth Science Foundation has published the Master Plan for the National Center for Youth Science Education. Representing more than a decade of planning, the Master Plan describes the facility that will become the future home of the National Youth Science Camp and other science education programs produced by the Foundation. For more information…

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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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