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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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Alumnus in the News

2013 NYSC Alumnus of the Year Bill Conner now CEO of Silent Circle

The 2013 National Youth Science Camp Alumnus of the Year has a new venture to apply his talents and experience. Bill Conner, 1977 NYSC Delegate from Arkansas and NYSC 2013 Alumnus of the Year has a new global role as CEO of Silent Circle. Conner, the former Entrust CEO, Nortel President also joins the Board of Directors…

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Remembering Governor Moore

As many of you know, National Youth Science Camp delegates since 1963 have been selected by a process initiated by their State Governor. This happens at the invitation of the Governor of the Great State of West Virginia. Governor Arch Moore, Jr., served as the 28th and 30th Governor of West Virginia issuing those invitations…

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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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NYSC Director Selected

November 25, 2014 – National Youth Science Foundation today announced that John Giroir has been selected as the Foundation’s next Director of the National Youth Science Camp. Giroir, previously served as the President and CEO of the YMCA of Kanawha Valley. The National Youth Science Camp (NYSC), a four-week program held each summer, was first…

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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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Matching Challenge!

A very generous National Youth Science Camp alumnus has offered to match, dollar for dollar, all contributions received between August 8, 2014, and September 15, 2014 (up to $50,000)! Donations made by alumni count toward the $50 for 50 Campaign. Now is the time to make your contribution go twice as far! Click below to donate….

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