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Savannah State University’s GenCyber Tiger Guardians Summer Camp: June 6 – 10
June 6, 2022 - June 10, 2022FREE
Savannah State University (SSU) is partnering with area school systems and other local community partners to offer summer camps for middle and high school students, providing exciting learning opportunities and academic enrichment. The summer camps will provide hands-on academic experiences in the areas of English and language arts, math, STEM, cybersecurity, social engineering, public relations, journalism, digital communications, leadership, and career readiness.
The GenCyber summer camp at Savannah State University (SSU) aims to introduce cybersecurity principles to middle school students from the Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools System, Bryan County Schools System and surrounding areas. The summer camp is a five-day program that will allow students to learn different cybersecurity/computer science concepts through multiple comprehensive hands-on activities and simulations.
The GenCyber curriculum at SSU is designed to provide students with awareness, interest, and knowledge in the growing field of cybersecurity and computer science. Students are not required to have any prior knowledge or experience in cybersecurity, computer science or computers. During the camp sessions, students will learn robotics, programming, cryptography, cyber ethics, social engineering, footprinting and many other interesting topics in today’s technology. Students attending the GenCyber summer camp will have the opportunity to program a NAO robot, drones, and micro:bit microcontroller by using visual programming and Java/Python. Participants will acquire awareness in GenCyber cybersecurity principals by completing a variety of hands-on activities.
The keynote speakers for the summer camp are experts in the field of cybersecurity, social engineering, and other related cybersecurity professions. Overall, students attending the summer camp will gain knowledge in important concepts of cybersecurity and computer science from a highly qualified team of instructors and student assistants.
There is no cost to attend the summer camps. Restrictions apply and spots are limited. Interested parties are encouraged to learn more, register and apply online by visiting https://www.savannahstate.edu/events/annual-events/summer-camps/.
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