Full course description
The USF CyberCamp encourages high school students (grades 9-12) from across the Tampa Bay area to pursue careers in the rapidly growing cybersecurity industry. The week-long program helps students learn what being an ethical hacker is all about.
Supported by local cybersecurity student groups and industry leaders, USF CyberCamp participants explore cybersecurity careers while networking with industry professionals within the Tampa-area cybersecurity community. Course curriculum is supported by Florida CyberHub resources and lesson plans from the Florida Center for Instructional Technology.
Due to University of South Florida’s regulations regarding COVID-19, the USF CyberCamp will be held in a fully online format. Students will work through hands-on cybersecurity exercises with experts virtually, engage with lectures from industry and community leaders, and network with cybersecurity students and professionals during this five-day camp.
Scholarship Applications will be accepted until April 30th, 2021. Please note, the scholarship applications will be evaluated as they are received and the application may close earlier if all available scholarships are awarded. If you are applying for a scholarship, please do not pay for camp registration prior to recieving a scholarship decision and code. We are unable to issue refunds after camp registration has been processed.
Format: Virtual, synchronous
Recommended Grades: 9th - 12th grade
Dates: July 12th, 2021 - July 16th, 2021
Times: 9am - 4pm EST with breaks throughout, including an hour for lunch
Requirements: Computer and internet connection.