In 2015, over 300 students participated in our program. We are happy to extend this opportunity to your school and students this year. The program will run again in 2017. NYSP is an academic and sports enrichment program that's open to all students that are ages 10-16. Our program serves as a positive alternative to violence, gangs, and drug abuse. Our program will focus on Positive Action (An Evidence Based Drug Prevention with Enrichment Components), Success Maker (Technology Literacy Program that focus on Math and Reading), STEM (Science Technology Math Engineering) Career Education, Health and Nutrition, Higher Education Topics, Mentoring, Anti-Bullying, Conflict Resolution, Diversity, Family Risks and Protective Factors, Media and Violence, Violence continuum, Consent Coercion, Relationships, Safety and Prevention after Dropouts and Individual and Team Sports (Golf, Tennis, Swimming, Basketball, Dance, Soccer, Flag Football and Volleyball).
National Youth Sports Program newsletters are available for download below. All of the newsletters are in PDF format.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas – National Youth Sports Program
Summer Youth Program (Boys and Girls, Ages 10-16)
View the CEB Schedule.
View the McDermott Sports Activity Schedule.
June 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30
July 5, 6, 7, 8
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (Carlson Education Building), Educational classes, cultural enrichment classes are conducted in breakout roooms HH 105, CEB 208, CEB 210, CEB 218, CEB 220, CEB 239, CEB 240. Sports Instruction is conducted in the McDermott Facilities and lunch is served in the UNLV Dining Commons. View the schedule for activities conducted in the Carlson Education Building. View the McDermott Schedule for Sports Activity Schedule.
How can I join?
The Registration and Free Medical Examination day is: Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., May 21, 2016 at the Martin Luther King Family Health Center, 1799 Mount Mariah Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada 89106.
If you miss the Registration date, you may download the registration packet from the registration section of the NYSP website.
1. Complete the NYSP Registration Application, Application Consent Form, Consent Form for Substances Abuse, Medical Examination Record, NYSP Bus Contract and NYSP SuccessMaker and NovaNet Application. The Medical Examination Record must be completed by a physician.
2. Return the NYSP application, two application consent forms and medical examination record to: Ms. Angela Brown at UNLV Hazel Wilson Dining commons at 1200 noon, June 6, 2016. A Parent or Guardian must accompany each participant.
3. Participants with preexisting medical conditions must consult with your family physician for physical examination. You must complete the NYSP registration application and application consent forms and medical examination before you are accepted in the program. A parent or guardian must accompany each enrollee. Examinations after May 21, 2016 will be the parent/guardian's responsibility.
Dr. Porter Lee Troutman, Jr., Professor Emeritus, Director
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
College of Education
Carlson Education Building, Room 343A
4505 Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-3005
Participants with preexisting medical conditions must consult with your family physician for physical examination. You must complete the NYSP registration application and application consent forms and medical examination before you are accepted in the program. A parent or guardian must accompany each enrollee. Examinations after May will be the parent/guardian's responsibility.
How will I get to the University?
Transportation will be provided from designated areas (see bus schedule below). Note: NYSP Summer Program - No school on July 1 and July 4
Pick Up and Drop off times are approximate; please allow 5-15 minutes. Please make sure your children are at the bus stop at least 20 minutes before the scheduled pick-up times during the first week of the program.
ES = Elementary School
MS = Middle School
A PDF version of the bus schedule is available for download.
What benefits are available?
What kind of activities are offered?
Education activities include:
Positive Action, Alcohol and Other drug Abuse Prevention, Bullying, Nutrition and Personal Health, Career Opportunties and job Responsibilities, Higher education, Community concerns, Math /Sciences instruction, Life skills, Conflict resolution, Diversity, STEM (Science Math Technology Engineering) Mentoring and Family issues, SuccessMaker (Literacy Math and Science), Media and Violence, Violence continuum, Consent Coercion, Relationships, Safety and Prevention.
Sports activities include:
Swimming and TBA
LIMITED ENROLLMENT, SIGN UP EARLY! Download the application form.
FOR FURTHER DETAILS CONTACT:
Dr. Porter L. Troutman, Jr.
This publication was supported by Grant Number 01 B1 NVSAPT from the Nevada Department of Human Resources, State Health Division, Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Abuse and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or the Nevada State Health Division.
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Please complete and the following forms and return to Ms. Angela Brown at UNLV Dining Commons at 12:00 noon, June 6, 2016:
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The following forms are available for download in PDF format:
The NYSP Program Schedule is now available in PDF format. Click to download the NYSP Program Schedule .
First Day: June 6, 2016
2. Bus Arrival
3. Dining Area
4. NYSP NOTES #1
5. Assignments/Activity and Education Schedules
6. Parent's Pick up & Drop Off
7. 1st Day
8. Student Handbook
9. Q & A
CEB rooms: CEB 208, CEB 210, CEB 218, CEB 220, CEB 239, CEB 240, HEA 105
NYSP Summer Schedule For MPE (McDermott Physical Education Building) North & South Gyms
Download Early Dismissal Alert
The information presented below is for NYSP Staff members.
NYASP is an Academic, Competitive and Cooperative Sports and Educational Program for youth, ages 10-16 years old. The program operates 12:30-6:30 pm Monday-Friday, June 6 - July 8, 2016. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas - National Youth Academic Sports Program (NYASP) is seeking qualified employees to fill the following positions.
Click here to download the Job Application
The Deadline for Acceptance of Resume is April 17, 2016
Send Resumes to:
Dr. Porter L. Troutman, Jr., Professor Emeritus
Department of Teaching and Learning Box 453005
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154-3005
Equal Opportunity Employer
If you plan to return to the program this year, you will need to send an email to Porter Troutman at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 10, 2016 or as soon as possible
Welcome to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, National Youth Sports Program (NYSP) Online Mentoring Program.
Online mentoring, or e-mentoring, is a mentoring relationship conducted via the Internet. The NYSP online mentoring or E-Mentoring program is a mentoring relationship that is established between a student and a mentor and is conducted via the Internet. It is similar to communicating with a mentor face to face, except that is done online using Email or another mode of communication.
E-mail will be used as the form of communication between the students and mentors to connect. As we continue to add components to the online mentoring program, a discussion board will be used to enhance communication. E-mentoring shares the goal of face-to-face mentoring: establishing a trusting, nurturing, positive relationship between the mentor and a young person.
The NYSP Online Mentoring Program has been set up to help support the academic goals of students who are participants of the NYSP program. Mentors may assist students with homework; and to establish a positive, trusting relationship between online adult participants and the students.
Other outcomes we hope to achieve are increasing in positive feelings about technology from the point of view of all participants -- students, teachers, mentors and parents.
Students will need to have access to a computer to participate in the online mentoring program. They may use their school's computer lab, library, or home computer, if it is accessible.
We suggest you plan for 30 minutes a week for participating in this program. This can be at anytime, day or night, that you choose! At the very least, it will mean reading your mentees e-mail and writing e-mail yourself. In addition, mentors should e-mail their students more often than once a week and interact with other mentors to talk about experiences and ask questions of each other.
E-mail exchanges with students will not be accessible by other program participants or the general public at any time. For safety reasons and program evaluation, these e-mails will be accessible by the teachers of this class, as well as the Director of the NYSP Online Mentoring Program.
Parents will also be able to view exchanges between their child and a mentor if they so request. Otherwise, no exchange will ever be reproduced or forwarded to any other person without your express approval.
Ideally mentors would have:
The administrator for the ementoring website will be setting up and email accounts using Epals.com for the online mentoring program. If you have any questions about your account, please email Dr. Joni Flowers.
There are several communication tools that will can be used in the online mentoring programs, such as blogs and connecting to other students around the world who are participating in online mentoring programs.
For more information, contact Dr. Porter L. Troutman, Jr., Professor Emeritus