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Empower the NYSC!

As the mountains of West Virginia come alive and regain their magnificent color with the arrival of spring, we turn our attention to our flagship program, the National Youth Science Camp, and we need your support to ensure that this … Continue reading

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$50 for 50 Campaign

The National Youth Science Camp that you know and love needs you now. Donations are down and facilities need repair. Your camp needs you or it will not continue to be around for others. Please Pay It Forward!  Promote on … Continue reading

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Orbital Successfully Launches Minotaur Rocket

(Dulles, VA 19 November 2013) — Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB), one of the world’s leading space technology companies, announced that it successfully launched a Minotaur I rocket in support of the Department of Defense Operationally Responsive Space Office’s ORS-3 … Continue reading

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Dr. Al Bartlett Dies

Frequent National Youth Science Camp lecturer, Dr. Al Bartlett, has died. He was 90 years old. Al Bartlett was a retired Professor of Physics. He joined the faculty of the University of Colorado in Boulder in September 1950. His B.A. … Continue reading

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Orbital Successfully Launches NASA’ LADEE

Dulles, VA 7 September 2013 – Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB), one of the world’s leading space technology companies, announced today that its Minotaur V rocket successfully launched NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) satellite. Originating from Wallops … Continue reading

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Alumni Association – Elections and More

Deadline for Nominations is August 23, 2013 It’s hard to believe that the 50th Anniversary Reunion has already come and gone. It was a fantastic experience, and we had an outstanding level of participation. Several attendees expressed a renewed interest … Continue reading

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Map of NYSC Alumni

CHARLESTON, WV — Alumni (delegates and staph) of the National Youth Science Camp can be found across the United States and around the World. Explore using the interactive map below. Notes: The interactive map above is a visual representation of … Continue reading

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