Peter Gerstenberger

DSC_7765State/Country: Oklahoma
Hometown: Tulsa
High School: Metro Christian Academy
College Plans: Oral Roberts University
Major: Medical Microbiology
Professional Plans: Doctor
Interests: Traveling, Photography, Music, Running, Hiking, Camping

Press Release

CHARLESTON, WV – July 14th 2016 – Peter Gerstenberger, a graduate of Metro Christian Academy in Tulsa, Oklahoma represented his state at the National Youth Science Camp.  Gerstenberger 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.

“I love the international community that allows me to make lifelong connections with people,” said Gerstenberger.

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.

Gerstenberger plans to attend the Oral Roberts University in the fall, to study pre med.

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