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One week educational camp for motivated 9th to 12th grade students

  • NW Cyber Camp introduces students to defending computer systems and networks from cyber attacks, breaches, and malware.  Develop the most secure OS configurations and compete to win Raspberry Pi 3 Ultimate Starter Kits!

  • NW Cyber Camp features 23 industry expert guest speakers from organizations including PacStar, Aruba, HP, McAfee, Iovation, Intel, Facebook, PKI Solutions, Galois, Cylance, Oregon Health Science University, Salesforce.com, and Splunk.  See the complete list here.

  • NW Cyber Camp includes an evening networking reception with industry exhibits and presentations from Oregon’s top university cyber programs.  Students and parents will have a chance to talk one-to-one with local cyber security professionals and businesses.  Registration at no extra cost to NW Cyber Camp students and families.  Click here to register.

New Girls Only Camp!

NW Cyber Camp includes a girls only camp (at Franklin High School) featuring women instructors and guest speakers. This camp is designed to encourage interest from girls in the cyber security field, in an environment led by women professionals.

$5,000 Merit Scholarship Available!

One student from the 2018 camp will receive a $5,000.00 merit scholarship to attend an in-depth, professional level PKI class provided by camp sponsor PKI Solutions.

Top Reasons to Attend NW Cyber Camp

  1. Learn to defend computer systems at home and at work, using Windows, Linux and VMware.  See more about the curriculum.
  2. Gain exposure to one of the most exciting, in-demand and highest paying careers today.
  3. Meet industry professionals actively working in the field at the camp reception.
  4. Position yourself for real-world internships. Three NW Cyber Camp students have already landed paid internships with top Oregon cyber security companies.

2018 CAMP DETAILS

July 16th – July 20th, 2018

This is a full day camp, from 8:30am to 4pm Monday-Thursday and 8:30am to 2pm Friday.

Five locations simultaneously

  • Girls Only, Franklin High School, 5405 SE Woodward St, Portland, OR 97206.
  • Co-Ed, Center for Advanced Learning, 1484 NW Civic Dr, Gresham, OR 97030.
  • Co-Ed, Mentor Graphics, 8005 Boeckman Rd, Wilsonville, OR 97070.
  • Co-Ed, Central Oregon Community College, 2600 NW College Way, Bend, OR 97703
  • Co-Ed, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR

The camp is designed for students interested in learning about cybersecurity, but who do not have experience or prior training in this field.  Prerequisites for the camp include demonstrated interest in computers and a strong teacher recommendation.  No prior programming experience required.

$250 student fee. Scholarships available based on financial need for up to 25% of students.

Lunches are provide each day of the camp.

Registration for 2018 is closed.  Contact us if you’d like to join the mailing list for information about future events. 

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NW Cyber Camp 2018 Reception will be held on July 19th from 5pm to 8pm, at Mentor Graphics in Wilsonville. Highlights include industry exhibits and experts, presentations from Oregon university educational cybersecurity programs, and more.  There is no additional fee for camp students and families. The reception is co-hosted by Technology Association of Oregon and Oregon Cybersecurity Advisory Council.

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PacStar designs and manufactures hardware and software communications solutions for military and commercial customers requiring reliable 24×7 secure communications.

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WHAT STUDENTS SAY

“This camp provided invaluable opportunities to meet industry professionals and get to know the types of jobs that are open in cyber security. It also gave me a lot of resources to allow me to learn more about cybersecurity on my own and was a fun way to get to know computers and learn the basics of what cyber security is all about.”

“I loved the speakers and would highly recommend this camp to anyone who wants to open new doors to cybersecurity.”

“PDX CyberCamp was a great opportunity to both learn about securing windows and Linux systems and also to talk and connect with industry professionals.”

“Great experience! Very informational.”

“I was given so many opportunities for future internships and jobs as a high school student, which is very rare.”

“PDX CyberCamp was super fun! The instructors were great about talking to everyone and helping connect us to future opportunities, and the lab instructions were clear and concise. I’d definitely take it again if I could.”

“I learned so much information at this camp and it makes me excited for what I can use this information for in the future.”

“This camp provided invaluable opportunities to meet industry professionals and get to know the types of jobs that are open in cyber security. It also gave me a lot of resources to allow me to learn more about cyber security on my own and was a fun way to get to know computers and learn the basics of what cyber security is all about.”

“Cyber Camp was super fun! The instructors were great about talking to everyone and helping connect us to future opportunities, and the lab instructions were clear and concise. I’d definitely take it again if I could.”

SPONSORS

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PacStar designs and manufactures hardware and software communications solutions for military and commercial customers requiring reliable 24×7 secure communications. www.pacstar.com

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