Saturday Cybersecurity Awareness Workshop

Saturday Workshop Grades 6-8

The Saturday Cybersecurity Awareness Workshop for Grades 6-8 provides an interactive learning and mentoring experience for girls in grades 6-8 who are interested in technology, computers, and cybersecurity! Undergraduate students will lead activities in various computer and technology related topics. This event will provide girls the opportunity to learn everything they need to know to safely use the internet and technology with confidence! We will accept up to 70 girls for this event.

Program

In the Cybersecurity and Cybersafety program, undergraduate students will lead you through interactive presentations and exciting workshops. You will engage in fun, hands-on activities that will allow you to become a smarter computer user!

  1. Welcome and Icebreaker Activities
  2. Groups rotate through hands-on activities in various topics
  3. Lunch
  4. Closing Ceremony
    Includes an interactive review of the day's activities and recognition for participation (Parents are strongly urged to attend this session).

Program Location

Computer Science Instructional Center
University of Maryland, College Park

Directions and Parking Information will be provided to accepted applicants closer to the date

Program Date

Upcoming: October 7th, 2017

Computer Science Instructional Center, Univ. of MD

For more information:
 Robert Burgard
, phone: 301-405-6735 or email: rburgard@umiacs.umd.edu.

How To Apply

Applications for the October 7th, 2017 Cybersecurity Workshop are now OPEN. Please fill out the following form: https://go.umd.edu/csworkshop17. You will then be emailed additional forms that will need to be filled out before the September 22nd deadline. 

If you would like to be added to our email list please contact rburgard@umiacs.umd.edu.

Applicants will be notified via email of each child’s admission to the program. You will first need to reply to that email confirming that your child will attend. This email will have an attached Permission Slip that then must be completed and returned (via mail or email) prior to the event. There will also be information about mailing in your payment (checks only). Payment must be received prior to the event.

All permission slips and payments are due September 22nd, 2017.

Past Events

Program Cost

Program cost is $30, which includes lunch and a t-shirt. Payment will be required once the applicant is accepted to the program.

If you have any questions or want to be put on our mailing list for future events, please contact:

Robert Burgard
Graduate Assistant for Education
Maryland Cybersecurity Center
3400 A. V. Williams Building
College Park, MD 20742
(301) 405-6735

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