The Marshall University’s “Thund3ring H^ck3r5” GenCyber Camp is the first digital forensics and cyber security student program for the students of West Virginia and the surrounding Appalachian regions entering 9th – 12th grade. The foundation courses cover the Cybersecurity 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 is limited to 24 students.