Thank You

Thank You – Alexis Wood (CA 2011)

Dear Editor, My first visit to West Virginia was a life-changing one. I say this because I recently returned home from a stay at the prestigious National Youth Science Camp, hosted by the National Youth Science Foundation. Being the only California delegate, I arrived on a small plane late in the evening by myself, not…

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Thank You – Erika Oliver (KY 2011)

Dear Editor, I would like to take time to thank you and praise your wonderful state. In coming to the National Youth Science Camp, I expected to run upon new discoveries, but I never expected one of those discoveries to be the beautiful state of West Virginia. I never knew that there were so many…

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Thank You – Alan Zhao (CT 2011)

Dear Contributor: Hiking through picturesque mountains. Sitting in the mission control center of Orbital Sciences. Listening to inspiring and powerful lectures held by world-renowned experts in their respective scientific fields. Because of your generous donations, I was able to experience these and many other exciting activities. Camping with 116 other incredibly talented and motivated delegates…

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Thank You – Mariana Dominguez Ponce (Bolivia 2011)

Dear Contributor, When this year began I had no idea about the amazing things I was going to experience. Even when I applied for the National Youth Science Camp (NYSC) scholarship, I had no clue about the impact that the Science camp was going to have on my life. As I left Bolivia and got…

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Thank You – Brooke Madson (SD 2011)

Dear Contributor, Several months ago, at the end of June, I was standing at the airport waiting to board a plane that would take me to West Virginia, more specifically a place called Camp Pocahontas, home of the National Youth Science Camp.  Now, not knowing many details about the camp I was a bit apprehensive, …

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Thank You – Mackenzie Irvine (NE 2011)

Dear Contributor, Thank you so much for everything you have done to give me, as well as my fellow delegates, this life-changing opportunity. Because of the National Youth Science Camp I have stepped far beyond my comfort zone in countless ways. I have delved into topics that before camp I would have thought to boring,…

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Thank You – Kanlayanin Jung (NJ 2011)

Dear Contributor, Picture yourselves hiking through the woods, the buzzing of small insects near your ear, the sweet sound of the wind rushing by as you continue onwards, tired and restless, but so very determined and excited to see what lies ahead these rocky steps, these vegetation and some plant life you’ve never seen before….

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Thank You – Katie Bidne (NE 2011)

Dear Contributor, Words cannot express how grateful I am for your support of the 2011 National Youth Science Camp. It was the most amazing experience of my life, which is saying quite a bit, as I have many moments that stand out, though none quite as much as this. If you are not an alum,…

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Thank You – Jonathan Stacey (ID 2011)

Dear Contributor, Deep in the woods of West Virginia, on the first of July, I entered the realm of the National Youth Science Camp. I joined 116 other delegates from nearly every state and many countries around the globe. Over three-and-a-half weeks, we listened to lectures from some of the most renowned scientists in their…

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Thank You – Alexis Wood (CA 2011)

Dear generous contributor, I’m pleased and ecstatic to inform you that your hard-earned and kind contribution has gone to make this crazy adventure we call the 2011 National Youth Science Camp, an experience of a lifetime. It has made an indelible mark, not only on my summer after graduating high school, but also on my…

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