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Frisbee – From the Archives

The tradition of playing Frisbee at National Youth Science Camp is an essential memory to many delegates. This document from NYSC 1968 outlines the “First Annual National Youth Science Camp Frisbee Meet”, and marks the earliest reference we have to Frisbee and it’s role at NYSC. Click here to download the full .pdf document, including…

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Solution – From the Archives

Delegate Joe Killian (CT 1981) demonstrates a Rubik’s Cube at National Youth Science Camp 1981. Since it’s wide release in the United States in 1980, the Rubik’s Cube has been a frequent visitor and facet of camp life. From the Archives is a reoccurring post that dives back into the archives of National Youth Science…

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Amazing Alumni – José Rocha (Chile 2011)

José Rocha (NYSC Chile 2011) will represent Chile at the Sustainable Energy International Youth Competition and Conference in Eilat, Israel. The conference will be held November 24-28, 2012, and will focus on creative technologies that increase electrical efficiency. Congratulations José! Ciencia Joven Fundacion Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Conference Amazing Alumni is a reoccurring post that highlights our…

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Congressional Record – From the Archives

Today we have one of the earliest recognitions of the importance of the National Youth Science Camp.  This document is a copy from the U.S. Senate Record – the official document that traces all business conducted within the Senate.  Senator Randolph mentions the history, background and successes of NYSC, and inserts into the official record…

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NYSC Chilean Reunion

SANTIAGO, CHILE – Eleven delegates to the NYSC representing Chile met with the Foundation’s executive director Dr. Andrew Blackwood and Ms. Dinah Arnett of the U. S. Embassy today in Santiago. Dr. Blackwood was in Chile as part of a youth science education exchange program coordinated by the U. S. Department of State. The group…

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Second research weekend of YSDE 2012 completed

DAVIS, WV- Students in the second cohort of the  Youth Science Discovery Experience (YSDE) successfully completed their first research weekend at the Canaan Valley Institute (CVI) located in Davis, West Virginia.  Students spent their time researching diverse projects, exploring the pristine surrounding environment and receiving instruction and lecture from visiting and resident scientists. Kate Schramm…

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NYSF in Chile

Santiago, Chile – The Foundation’s executive director, Dr. Andrew Blackwood is visiting Chile as part of a program coordinated by the U.S. Embassy in Santiago. While in Chile Dr. Blackwood will visit CHILE VA! (photographs below) and have meetings with officials representing Consejo de Innovación para la Competitividad;  EXPLORA – CONICYT; Center for Science, Art and Technology; COPAS;…

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Klean Kanteens now available in the Camp Store

The official National Youth Science Foundation Klean Kanteen has arrived. Made out of durable 18/8 stainless steel, this is one companion you can count on to make it to the end of your adventure.  These 800 ml bottles feature a wide mouth, perfect for adding icecubes, and come in two models: the traditional Loop Cap…

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Plaid – From the Archives

Delegates  and Staph members explore the National Radio Astronomy Observatory at National Youth Science Camp 1974. Looks like plaid is eternal. From the Archives is a reoccurring post that dives back into the photo archives of National Youth Science Foundation programs.

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First YSDE Research Weekend Completed

DAVIS, WV- Students in the first cohort of the  Youth Science Discovery Experience (YSDE) completed their first research weekend at the Canaan Valley Institute (CVI) located in Davis, West Virginia.  Students spent their time researching diverse projects, exploring the pristine surrounding environment and receiving instruction and lecture from visiting and resident scientists. Resident CVI scientist…

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