Camp Details 2018-01-13T22:02:35+00:00

One week educational camp for 9th to 12th grade student cyber security novices.  Formerly known as PDX Cyber Camp.

The program will include guest speakers with deep experience in cyber security technologies and careers, as well as cyber security educators. 2017’s speakers included information security specialists, cyber incident responders, malware analysts and cyber security researchers from companies and organizations including Cylance, FBI, Galois, IBM, McAfee, PacStar, Splunk, Thales, OHSU and more.  2017 also included presentations from Oregon educational institutions including OSU, OregonTech and Mount Hood Community College’s cyber programs. 2018 is shaping up to have a similar line-up of industry experts.

The program includes an evening networking reception including industry sponsors and experts, where students and parents will have a chance to talk one-to-one with local cyber security professionals and businesses.

For the second year in a row, 2018’s camp will include a girls only camp that will include 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.

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.

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

Lunches are provide each day of the camp.

Student application deadline: June 1st, 2018.
Accepted on first come first serve basis

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Stay tuned for our more information about our NW Cyber Camp 2018 Reception. 

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PacStar provides focused hardware and software solutions for military and commercial customers requiring reliable 24/7 advanced communications. Learn more about our sponsors here. 

CAMP CURRICULUM

The core curriculum and program design for this camp is from the Air Force Association CyberCamp Program, and will be supplemented with industry expert presentations.

In addition to the core curriculum below, NW Cyber Camp will include industry guest speakers and an end-of-camp evening networking reception.

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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 leanred 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 provides focused hardware and software solutions for military and commercial customers requiring reliable 24/7 advanced communications. www.pacstar.com

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