2012 NySC Senate Luncheon
Dean Kamen, founder of FIRST, addresses delegates at the 2012 National Youth Science Camp® Senate Luncheon

The National Youth Science Foundation and FIRST®, founded by Dean Kamen, invite you to participate in FIRST by mentoring students in its robotics programs for K-12. A leader in inspiring science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, FIRST is seeking mentors for a record-breaking year. This is an opportunity for you to use your education, training, and experience to directly encourage excellence in STEM education.

A non-profit organization founded in 1989 to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology, FIRST presents accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in STEM fields, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills.

Your mentorship builds the next generation of scientists, engineers, and mathematicians. With programs across the world, there may be a team looking for a mentor in your neighborhood!

To find a team, connect with your local FIRST representative here: http://www.usfirst.org/regional-contacts