STEM Academy Summer Camp Registration Now Available

March 07, 2018

NOVA SySTEMic Summer Camp Registration Now Available

NOVA SySTEMic introduces STEM to thousands of students elementary through high school age through our summer camp program. The camps focus on hands-on project-based learning that provides students an excellent opportunity to explore STEM fields.

Early exposure to STEM fields can help students find a lasting passion for STEM beginning in secondary school and lasting through to one of NOVA's many Certificate or Degree programs of study.

  • What: Cybersecurity Camps (Basic and Advanced)
  • When: June 18-22, 2018 ~ 9am-3pm
  • Where: Marshall Academy (Marshall HS)
  • Who: Rising 9-12 grade students
  • Cost: $225

Visit the NOVA SySTEMic STEM Camp website to register, and for more details and opportunities! Here's a brief description of the Cybersecurity camps:

Basic Cybersecurity

This one-week camp for rising 9th through 12th graders will introduce students to the world of cybersecurity. This camp is designed to provide students with knowledge and hands-on experience in cybersecurity and introduce them to the many career opportunities in the growing field. The camp will increase students’ knowledge of networking and computer security including defense strategies, all through tutorials, hands-on activities and will culminate with a mock competition at the end of the week. Students must bring their own laptop with the minimum specifications: an i5 or comparable AMD processor (NO Macs/Apple based laptops), 6 GB of RAM and 20 GB free hard drive space available.

Advanced Cybersecurity

This one-week camp is for rising 9th through 12th graders and is a fast-paced advanced camp in Cybersecurity. This camp is designed to provide students with knowledge in topics such as defensive and offensive strategies, practices and tools, advanced networking concepts, virtual and cloud security, malware, as well as internet-of-things security. This camp is for students that have participated in an advanced cybersecurity camp before, attended the basic cybersecurity last year and fully grasp the concepts presented there or have participated in a CyberPatriot competition within the last 2 years. Students must bring their own laptop with the minimum specifications: an i5 or comparable AMD processor (NO Macs/Apple based laptops), 6 GB of RAM and 20 GB free hard drive space available.