GenCyber is a nation-wide grant program funded by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). The GenCyber program provides summer cybersecurity camp experiences for students and teachers at the K-12 level.
The goals of the program are to help all students understand correct and safe on-line behavior, increase diversity and interest in cybersecurity and careers in the cybersecurity workforce of the Nation, and improve teaching methods for delivering cybersecurity content in K-12 computer science curricula.
Old Dominion University's GenCyber student summer camps are a part of the GenCyber program and will recruit 80 middle and high school students entering grades 8 through 12 to learn about cybersecurity, develop interest in cybersecurity and acquire cybersecurity knowledge and hands-on skills. The summer camps will take place on Old Dominion University's Main Campus in Norfolk, Virginia.
It is free for attending students and they will get to…