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AFA CyberCamp

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Introduce Your High School Students to the Growing Field of Cybersecurity: The Air Force Association's CyberCamp program inspires students toward careers in cybersecurity and other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines that are critical to our nation?s future. Any student enrolled in high school for the 2017-2018 school year may attend with a recommendation from a school faculty or staff member-who are also encouraged to participate as instructors.

LEARN how to protect personal devices and information from outside threats.

DEVELOP cyber defense skills through hands-on instruction and activities.

PARTICIPATE in team competition that simulates real cybersecurity situations.

FREE TO ATTEND! Includes computer access, workbooks, camp t-shirts, and lunches at no charge. Get details and apply at

GUEST SPEAKERS: Dr. Patrick Gallagher, chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh, and Dr. Christopher Howard, president of Robert Morris University


What will students do at the AFA CyberCamp?

AFA CyberCamp program is designed to excite students new to cybersecurity about STEM career opportunities and teach them important cyber defense skills through hands-on instruction and activities.

Through the camp, students will learn how to protect their personal devices and information from outside threats, as well as how to harden entire networks running Windows 7 and Ubuntu operating systems.

The AFA CyberCamp will culminate in an exciting final team competition that simulates real cybersecurity situations faced by industry professionals and mimics AFA's CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Defense Competition.

Who can attend? -Any student enrolled in high school for 2017-2018 school year may attend. Students must have a recommendation from a school faculty or staff member to confirm their qualifications.

When will the camp run? -The CyberCamp will run from July 24, 2017 through July 28, 2017.

Where will the camp be held? -The camp will be held on the Oakland campus of the University of Pittsburgh.

How can students sign up? -After school program staff and high school teachers should register online:

Is there a fee to attend? -AFA CyberCamps are not-for-profit. We are excited to announce that there are NO fees, and we are providing free computer access, free workbooks, free camp T-shirts, and free lunches!

-High school teachers or staff members may register here

-Parents can register their child here

More information about the AFA CyberCamp program can be found on CyberPatriot's website in the section Want to Attend an AFA CyberCamp?

If you have any additional questions, please contact us at Thank you.
accepts non-us citizens

Program Dates: 7/24/2017 - 7/28/2017

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Pennsylvania (Lead)

Program Materials:
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Academic Disciplines:
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Computer Sciences

Cyber Security

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Page last updated 6/2/2017 12:43:34 PM
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