DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
SUPTS. MEMO NO. 252
December 7, 2007
Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
National Youth Science Camp (NYSC)
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 in
students are chosen to represent
be candidates for high school graduation in the spring of 2008;
be available to participate in the entire NYSC program (June 29 to July 26, 2008);
intend to pursue a profession oriented toward science, mathematics, engineering, or medicine;
demonstrate superior academic proficiency, including recognition in mathematics and/or the sciences;
demonstrate an application of leadership abilities and social maturity through involvement in both school and community activities;
demonstrate skills and achievements outside the realm of science and outside the realm of academic pursuits; and
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, 2008:
Paula Klonowski, Science Coordinator
Office of Middle and High School Instruction
For further information, please contact Paula Klonowski, by e-mail at Paula.Klonowski@doe.virginia.gov, or telephone at (804) 371-0249.