The West Virginia Youth Science Camp


The West Virginia Youth Science Camp (WVYSC) is a residential science education program that honors and challenges rising high school sophomores from each West Virginia county.  Integrating proven elements from the National Youth Science Camp and the West Virginia Governor’s School for Mathematics and Science, the WVYSC features a broad science curriculum, special events, and recreational activities.

The WVYSC is offered at no cost to its participants.  This includes all educational and recreational programming, meals, and lodging.  Students apply during the spring of thier freshmen year and attend duirng the summer before entering the tenth grade at either an accredited West Virginia high school or in an approved home school.  More information is available online at: or contact WVDE Science Coordinator Robin Sizemore at

Science Homepage

Annual and Repeating Opportunites for Students

Science in the Arts Competition

Science Calendar

Science Resources

Students Ops- Posting of Academic Oppostunities for WV Students

Teacher Ops- Postings of Science Oppostunities for WV Teachers

WV State and Regional Science Fairs