The Bismarck State College's GenCybersecurity Academy is a five-day camp for students entering grades 6-8. The academy is funded through a grant from the National Security Agency (NSA) and National Science Foundation (NSF), making it FREE of charge for 80 participants.
Experienced high school and college faculty will lead students through lessons and interactive cybersecurity activities. The program will focus on cybersecurity concepts and cover a number of topics including:
- Cybersecurity: Introduction and online safety
- Digital citizenship
- Hardware, operating systems and programming
- Computer careers and concepts review
What is GenCyber?
GenCyber is a FREE, nationwide program that is funded by the NSA and the National Science Foundation. GenCyber provides summer cybersecurity camps to students. The goal of the program is to help students understand safe online behavior, learn fundamental cybersecurity knowledge, increase interest in cybersecurity careers and improve pedagogical methods for delivering cybersecurity content in K-12 curricula.
Dates: August 1-5, 2022
Schedule: 7:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Location: Bismarck State College
Daily Camp Schedule
7:30 - 8:15 a.m. – Arrival and Breakfast
8:15 - 10 a.m. – Instruction
10:00 - 10:15 a.m. – Snack Break
10:15 - 12 p.m. – Instruction
12:00 - 1 p.m. – LUNCH
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. – Instruction
2:30 - 2:45 p.m. – Snack Break
2:45 - 4:15 p.m. – Instruction
4:30 - Pick up Time
Lunch and snacks included with camp registration.