The 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.

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 Security

Camp Costs for Accepted Applicants:

  • Free Accommodations
  • Free Meals
  • Free Activities