Applications available for National Youth Science Camp
Applications for the 2012 National Youth Science Camp are now being accepted. Please encourage your top high school seniors to apply for this once in a lifetime, expense-paid opportunity!
The National Youth Science Camp, or NYSC, is one of the nationís premier programs in secondary science education. Since its inception as part of West Virginiaís Centennial Celebration in 1963, the residential summer program has offered educational forums and recreational activities that encourage the development of thoughtful scientific leadership.
Two students are selected to represent each state, and will spend more than three weeks studying the sciences alongside experts. The camp runs from June 27 to July 21 and students must be available to attend for the entire duration of the camp. The application deadline is Feb. 17.
Successful applicants will demonstrate superior academic proficiency, including recognition in mathematics and/or the sciences; and application of leadership abilities and social maturity through involvement in both school and community activities.
For information on how to apply, visit http://2012.nysc.org/delegates/apply/ or contact state coordinator Sam Shaw.