Sophie Boardman

DSC_7942State/Country: Maine
Hometown: Oakland
High School: Waterville Senior High School
College Plans: Dalhousie University
Major: Chemistry and Enviornmentalism
Professional Plans: Environmental Chemist
Interests: Music, Reading

Press Release

CHARLESTON, WV – July 14th 2016 – Sophie Boardman, a graduate of Waterville Senior High School in Oakland, Maine represented her state at the National Youth Science Camp.  Boardman 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.

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.

Boardman plans to attend the Dalhousie University in the fall, to study chemistry.

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