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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40 under 40: Marissa Mayer – Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal

Puzzles and solutions at the National Youth Science Camp offered then-high school senior Marissa Mayer the opportunity to meet scientist Zoon Nguyen. At NYSC, a program for young scholars to participate in engaging lectures and activities delivered by scientists nationwide, Nguyen stood out among the others with his unique problem-solving puzzles. Read the full article: 40…

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Kentwood students National Youth Science Camp delegates

Yasaman Azodi and Sarah Harvey are this year’s one-two punch from Kentwood High School as the Washington State delegate and alternate-delegate to the National Youth Science Camp held near Bartow in the eastern mountains of West Virginia’s Potomac Highlands. Read the full article: Kentwood students National Youth Science Camp delegates.

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Alumnus in the News: Tony “Danger” Coiro

Delegates to the 2010 National Youth Science Camp already know that Tony Coiro, NYSC alumnus (IN 2008) and staph member (2009-10), transformed an old motorcycle into one that runs on electricity and that its batteries can be charged by flip-up solar panels. Now, the rest of the world is learning about his innovations. Read articles…

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Regional Science Symposium – 11/6/2010

Update: Thanks to everyone who attended the Regional Science Symposium in Boulder, CO, on November 6. The combination of hike, lectures, and dinner, was a fun approximation of the NYSC experience. The National Youth Science Foundation will sponsor a Regional Science Symposium in Boulder, Colorado, on November 6, 2010. This day of activities will offer…

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Regional Science Symposium – 11/6/2010

Update: Thanks to everyone who attended the Regional Science Symposium in Boulder, CO, on November 6. The combination of hike, lectures, and dinner, was a fun approximation of the NYSC experience. The National Youth Science Foundation will sponsor a Regional Science Symposium in Boulder, Colorado, on November 6, 2010. This day of activities will offer…

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Dear Contributor from Sara Vaclavik

Dear Contributor, My name is Sara Vaclavik, and I was one of this year’s delegates to the NYSC, from the state of New Hampshire. I would like to take a moment to thank you for your support to a program that has since offered me one of the richest experiences of my life. As I discovered during…

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Dear Contributor from Sara Vaclavik

Dear Contributor, My name is Sara Vaclavik, and I was one of this year’s delegates to the NYSC, from the state of New Hampshire. I would like to take a moment to thank you for your support to a program that has since offered me one of the richest experiences of my life. As I discovered during…

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Dear Trustees from Nicole Clark

Dear Trustees: I have just returned from an unforgettable experience as an Idahoan delegate to the 2010 National Youth Science Camp (NYSC), held in Pocahontas County, West Virginia. Living in a rustic camp in the midst of the beautiful Monongahela National Forest, far from the distractions of technology and usual responsibilities, I was free to study the intricacies…

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Dear Trustees from Nicole Clark

Dear Trustees: I have just returned from an unforgettable experience as an Idahoan delegate to the 2010 National Youth Science Camp (NYSC), held in Pocahontas County, West Virginia. Living in a rustic camp in the midst of the beautiful Monongahela National Forest, far from the distractions of technology and usual responsibilities, I was free to study the intricacies…

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