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Marshall University’s GenCyber Camp is the 1st digital forensics and cyber security student program for students of West Virginia and the surrounding Appalachian regions entering 9th – 12th grade. The foundation courses cover the Cyber-security First Principles, ethics, and online safety. To ensure a level playing field, application to the Marshall GenCyber camps are open to all student participants at no cost on a competitive basis. Funding is provided jointly by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). This week-long residential program has limited spots for students, so please apply as quickly as possible. Applications to our 2018 camp has ended, but be sure to check back later next year to add yourself to our email list to be informed about our Summer 2019 camp offerings!

GenCyber provides summer cyber security camp experiences for students at the 9-12 level. The goals of the program are to help all students understand correct and safe on-line behavior, increase diversity and interest in cyber security and careers in the cyber security workforce of the Nation.

Foundation Courses:

  • Hardware & Software Programming
  • Digital Forensics
  • Information Assurance
  • Cyber Criminology

Camp Costs for Accepted Applicants:

  • Free Accommodations
  • Free Meals
  • Free Activities