Mohawk Valley Community College once again will host free GenCyber Summer Camps for high school students in the Mohawk Valley, funded by the National Security Agency. These award-winning summer camps are designed to introduce local high school students to the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity through fun and engaging activities and projects.
The Beginner Camp will run 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 11-15, and provide hands-on activities and laboratory exercises to introduce students to the cybersecurity field. This camp is designed for students entering grades nine through 12 who are interested in exploring the field of cybersecurity.
The Advanced Camp, which will run 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 18-22, is designed for students in grades nine through 12 who attended last year’s GenCyber Summer Camp and those who are already familiar with cybersecurity.
Mohawk Valley Community College, established in 1946, is New York State’s first community college with a mission to provide accessible, high-quality educational opportunities for everyone. As the community’s college, MVCC is committed to student success through partnerships, transfer and career pathways, and personal enrichment. With campuses in Utica and Rome, MVCC is the region’s primary provider of college education, offering 90 degree and certificate options for its enrollment of 6,000 full- and part-time students. MVCC also serves an additional 6,000 people through its corporate and community education programs, and its campuses welcome more than 50,000 people annually for community events. To learn more about MVCC and its programs, visit www.mvcc.edu.