Juniors! Applications are due by 6PM February 23, 2023.
The 2023 National Youth Science Camp (NYSCamp) is scheduled to be held from June 19, 2023, to July 12, 2023, with a hybrid model. The first five days are virtual and the remaining days of the camp are in-person at Camp Pocahontas in West Virginia. Two delegates per state will be selected by representatives of their governor’s office to attend the camp. Housing, meals, transportation, and supplies are provided to participants at no cost. Selected delegates must commit to attending the full camp including both the virtual and in-person portions of camp.
The deadline to submit applications is 6:00 PM EST on February 28, 2023.
To apply to the National Youth Science Camp (NYSCamp), please complete an application and direct any questions to your State Selection Coordinator. International applicants, please apply by contacting your State Department Contact.
Delegates will be expected to commit to attending camp and fill out delegate paperwork by April 10, 2023, or their spot may be given to an alternate from their state or another state.
Eligibility Requirements for U.S. Applicants
Graduates from high school between 1 July 2022 and 30 June 2024.
Documented superior academic proficiency, including recognition in STEAM.
Recognition for notable achievements in STEAM program areas.
Skills and achievements outside of STEAM and academia.
Must demonstrate a curiosity and an eagerness to explore new topics.
Must intend to pursue higher education and a career in a STEAM-related field.
Must be willing and able to participate daily for the entire duration of the NYSCamp program.
International applicants, please check your eligibility to apply and find application instructions for eligible countries by visiting our U.S. State Department Contact page.