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Green Bank Observatory

The National Youth Science Foundation has a long-standing relationship with the Green Bank Observatory through its programs, including the National Youth Science Camp, the West Virginia Governor’s School for Mathematics and Science, and the West Virginia Youth Science Camp. If you have fond memories of your time at the GBO, please take a few minutes…

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2017 National Youth Science Camp Applications OPEN!

Are you or do you know a current 12th grader who has high aptitude and interest in STEM, is well-rounded and has some leadership potential? Then send them to http://apply.nysc.org now to apply be considered for the experience of a lifetime. The prestigious National Youth Science Camp (an established 50+ year old program) hosts up to two…

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NYSC Alumnus of the Year 2016 – Anita Riddle, AZ 1980

The National Youth Science Foundation has selected Dr. Anita Riddle as the 2016 National Youth Science Camp Alumnus of the Year. Congratulations! The Charleston Area Alliance will welcome Dr. Riddle of ExxonMobil as its next Elevations Professional Women’s Network Luncheon speaker on October 6: Women in STEM Close the Gender Gap in Business. Register here….

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Mr. Dan Shapiro (NYSCamp OR 1993)

National Youth Science Camp Alumni in the News Mr. Dan Shapiro (NYSCamp OR 1993) is another amazing alumnus of the National Youth Science Camp in the news. As CEO and founder of Glowforge, Dan Shapiro’s company has raised $22 million to start mass production of its devices after originally running a crowdfunding campaign on its own site where…

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President Obama Recognizes NYSC Alumnus

President Obama Town Hall in Buenos Aires, Argentina at Usina del Arte, Weds. Mar. 23, 2016 President Obama said, It’s where a young person can learn skills in the state of West Virginia in the United States, and put them to work right here in Argentina. So, Gino Tubaro, who’s here today — where’s Gino?…

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Northrop Grumman Supports 2016 NYSCamp

Northrop Grumman, the fifth largest defense contractor in the world, has donated $40,000 to the National Youth Science Foundation (NYSF). The gift will be used to support the academic program of the 2016 National Youth Science Camp (NYSC). The NYSC is a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) enrichment honors program, challenging the top two…

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Judge Ronald G. Pearson Bridge

With construction to be completed in 2016, the State of West Virginia has officially named the bridge connecting Camp 70 Road to the NYSF’s property south of the Blackwater Rive, the Judge Ronald G. Pearson Bridge. SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 56 (By Senators Williams, Sypolt, Stollings, Ashley, Unger and Plymale) Requesting Division of Highways to name future…

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Congratulations SpaceX!

Congratulations SpaceX and Tony Coiro (NYSC IN 2008, Staph) for a successful launch, landing, and deployment! Amazing and inspiring work all! Watch the launch on YouTube.

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Dr. John Worth (NYSCamp GA 1984)

NYSCamp Alumni in the News Dr. John Worth (NYSCamp GA 1984) is member of archeology team that identifies the site of first multi-year European settlement in the United States. The University of West Florida archaeology program recently identified the archaeological site of the Luna settlement – the first multi-year European settlement in the United States –…

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Prof. Thomas W. Laqueur (NYSCamp WV 1963)

NYSCamp Alumni in the News: Professor Thomas W. Laqueur (NYSCamp WV 1963) recently appeared as a guest on NPR’s Fresh Air: “Bodies Through Time: A Historian Traces Our Evolving Relationship With The Dead.” Growing up as the son of a pathologist, Thomas Laqueur says, his father would leave the dinner table to conduct autopsies. Sometimes…

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