Lucas Araújo

DSC_7891State/Country: Brazil
High School: CIEP 177 Carlos Drummond de Andrade Brasil – Estados Unidos
College Plans: Undecided
Major: Civil Engineering
Professional Plans: Engineer
Interests: Biking, Camping, Hiking, Music, Movies, Running, Sports, Traveling, Video games, Video games

Press Release

CHARLESTON, WV – July 14th 2016 – Lucas Araujo, represented Brazil at the National Youth Science Camp.  Araujo joined 102 other delegates from 48 states and 8 countries in the prestigious annual science program.  The National Youth Science Camp, located in the rustic Monongahela National Forest near Charleston West Virginia, integrates science programing with music, art and outdoor activities.

Each year, every state and several countries send up to two delegates, to the National Youth Science Camp.  Delegates attend lectures by science industry leaders, engineers, and researchers, but also participate in outdoor activities.  Delegates also have the opportunity to participate in directed studies where they gain individual hands on experience in fields they find interesting.

“My favorite part of Science Camp  is the overnighters because I got to do so many new things,” said Araujo.

The National Youth Science Camp is operated by the National Youth Science Foundation. For more information, please visit Click the photograph below to download a high resolution version suitable for publication.

Araujo has not decided where he wants to attend college yet but he wants to major in civil engineering.

Contact Information
John P. Giroir, Director, National Youth Science Camp – 304-205-9724

National Youth Science Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 3387
Charleston, WV 25333-3387