COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P.O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO NO. 251
December 17, 2004
Jo Lynne DeMary
Superintendent of Public Instruction
National Youth Science Camp
The National Youth Science Camp (NYSC) is an intense month-long camp for young scientists conducted during the summer after they graduate from high school. In a rustic setting, students from around the country are challenged academically in exciting lectures and hands-on studies. Participants have many opportunities to push themselves physically in an extensive outdoor program, gain a new and deep appreciation for the great outdoors, and establish friendships that last a lifetime.
Two students are chosen to represent Virginia as delegates to the National Youth Science Camp. Eligible applicants should meet the following criteria:
must demonstrate a curiosity and an eagerness to explore many and varied topics.
Information about the National Youth Science Camp and applications may be obtained at the National Youth Science Camp website, http://www.nysc.org/. The applications should be mailed to the following address so they are received no later than February 18, 2005:
Eric Rhoades, Science Specialist
Office of Middle and High School Instruction
Virginia Department of Education, 20th Floor
P.O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218-2120.
For further information, please contact Eric M. Rhoades Eric.Rhoades@doe.virginia.gov, science specialist, Office of Middle and High School Instruction, at (804) 225-2676.