MVCC is offering free GenCyber Summer Camps again this year — but this time, there are two options, a Combination Camp and an Advanced Camp. These camps are designed to educate high school students in grades 9-12 and teachers on the rapidly growing field of Cybersecurity — both nationally and here in the Utica/Rome area!
GenCyber participants will apply what they have learned to complete a capstone project that challenges them to either defend a computer system from attack or conduct a cybersecurity forensics investigation.
Teachers who would like to broaden their knowledge in the field of cybersecurity and work side-by-side with students as they complete cybersecurity exercises are encouraged to attend. Teachers will assemble a basic cybersecurity workstation to bring to their classroom to continue the learning process. Teachers who attend the camp in its entirety will be provided a stipend. The camps are funded by the National Security Agency and are free of charge to all participants.
Both camps will begin on August 14, and will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
This one-week camp is filled with hands-on activities and laboratory exercises to introduce new students and teachers to the cybersecurity field. This camp is for first-time GenCyber participants who are interested in the field of cybersecurity. To register for the combination camp please call 315-792-5300.
This two-week camp is designed to expand the knowledge of students in grades 9-12 who attended last year’s GenCyber Summer Camp. Seats are very limited for this specialized camp, so apply today! please complete the webform to register for the advanced camp.
For more information on registration, please call 315-792-5300.