Camps and Competitions

Camps and Competitions

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Meaningful educational experiences outside of the classroom 

Clubs and camps build soft skills like teamwork and communication alongside hands-on experiences. 

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National Cyber Cup

The National Cyber Cup by CYBER.ORG is a free, jeopardy-style, CTF competition for high school students with a focus on cybersecurity themes and challenges. Participants will encounter a series of challenges designed to stretch their critical thinking skills to their limits, but in a fun way! By exploring reverse engineering, decryption, programming, computer networks and more cybersecurity topics, participants will gain hands-on experience in what cybersecurity professionals do every day.

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Capture the Flag Competitions 

Capture the Flag competitions are used to train on encryption, hacking, or overall cybersecurity and are also how real-world cybersecurity teams train.  

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Girls Go CyberStart 

Run a Girls Go CyberStart Club at your school to access free cybersecurity learning resources written and developed by industry professionals. 

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Robotics Competitions 

Robotics competitions allow students to build soft skills like teamwork, communication, and sportsmanship as they gain technical, hands-on experience.  

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CyberPatriot 

CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program created by the Air Force Association to inspire K-12 students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical to our nation's future. 

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GenCyber 

The GenCyber program provides summer cybersecurity camp experiences for students and teachers at the K-12 level. 

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CyberUp

CyberUp reimagines how to grow the cybersecurity workforce through high-quality LevelUp Apprenticeships and engages students through PowerUp Cyber Games, a competitive way for middle and high schoolers to gain in-demand skills.