The Youth Science Discovery Experience (YSDE) seeks 40 high school students and nine teachers and experiential educators for the spring 2013 session.  Participants will work side-by-side with professional scientists to pursue original research projects at Canaan Valley Institute near Davis, WV. The National Youth Science Foundation has offered the YSDE since 2010.

YSDE also offers outdoor recreation, informal seminars, and talks from visiting scientists in a variety of fields.  Participants are responsible for transportation to and from Canaan Valley Institute, and a full commitment for on-site attendance is required for March 20-24 and April 24-28.  The program is free to students, and teachers working as staff will receive a stipend.   Visit or contact YSDE director Josh Stevens at or (304) 550-3421 for details and application information.

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