Events

Western Washington University- 2018 Cybersecurity Camp

 

Western Washington University is offering a free Cybersecurity Camp for 25 teachers and 30 middle-school students this summer in Poulsbo.

Dates:

For Teachers: July 16-27, 2018

For Students: July 23-27, 2018

Location: Olympic College Poulsbo and the SEA Discovery Center in Poulsbo

Application Deadline: April 30, 2018, or until all positions are filled.

Notification of Acceptance: Applicants will be notified of acceptance starting April 1st.

WWU is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation or if you have questions, please contact Laura Ghan, #360-650-2863, Laura.Ghan@wwu.edu.

 

For Middle School Students- Cybersecurity Camp

Dates: July 23-27, 2018, 9:00am-4:00pm

Cost: Free!

Ages: Middle School students (entering grades 6, 7, or 8 in Fall 2018)

Western Washington University is offering a free Cybersecurity Camp for 30 middle-school students. Students will be taught Cybersecurity First Principles by WWU program staff assisted by a cohort of teachers. The camp will include a field trip to the WWU Sea Discovery Center aquarium in Poulsbo where students will explore cyber security themes and principles in a hands-on marine environment, and get an opportunity to see technology in action including building water weather platforms as part of a community science project.

To Apply, please visit our application link: WWU Cybersecurity Camp Student Application

 

For Teachers- Cybersecurity Camp

Dates: July 16-20, 2018, 8:00am-4:00pm; plus participation in 2 four-hour sessions of the middle school camp (July 23-27)

Cost: Free, teachers will receive 40 clock hours & $250 stipend

Week 1, July 16-20, 2018: Teachers will learn about Cybersecurity First Principles, techniques for teaching those principles, and practice developing lesson plans that incorporate the First Principles. Teachers will practice what they have learned and assist with the delivery of their lesson plans to middle school students in Week 2 of the program.

Week 2, July 23-27, 2018: Middle school students are taught Cybersecurity First Principles by Western program faculty, assisted by teachers who participated in Week 1 of the program.

This will give teachers an opportunity to see their lesson plans in action, as well as to be observed and receive feedback from the program staff. Teachers will participate in 2 four-hour sessions of the middle school camp.

This camp includes a field trip each week to the WWU Sea Discovery Center in Poulsbo where Teachers and students will explore cybersecurity themes and principles in a hands-on marine environment, and get an opportunity to see technology in action including building water weather platforms as part of a community science project.

To Apply, please visit our application link: WWU Cybersecurity Camp Teacher Application