What is Wyoming GenCyber (COWPOKES)?

NSA/NSF Sponsored Cyber Camp

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Solve Cybersecurity Inspired Challenges

Show off your very own cyber-inspired project

Create Sustainable Lessons, Units, and Clubs

Who can attend?

COWPOKES-CS is currently open to any middle or high school student or educator. Students and educators must meet the following requirements. We have recently added space, after additional funding from the College of Engineering and Applied science, to support an additional 20 students and 8 teachers!

Students*80* Spots

COWPOKES-CS is open to any middle or high school student. No prior knowledge or experience in computer science or cybersecurity is required.

Teachers*20* Spots

COWPOKES-CS is open to any middle or high school educator, with preference given to those looking to integrate CS and/or cybersecurity within their existing curriculum.

When & Where is Wyoming's GenCyber Camp?

COWPOKES-CS will be held twice in 2018.
First, July 2nd-6th in Riverton, WY, and then, July 16th-20th, in Laramie, WY.

Riverton Teacher Application Status

Currently Waitlisted | 100% Full

Riverton Student Application Status

Currently Waitlisted | 100% Full

Laramie Teacher Application Status

Currently Waitlisted | 100% Full

Laramie Student Application Status

Currently Waitlisted | 100% Full

How much does the camp cost? $0 - It's Free!

Students

There is absolutely no cost to attend the COWPOKES day camp! You'll be provided with materials and lunch throughout the entire week! Show up and learn about computer science, cybersecurity, and computational thinking in a fun, welcoming atmosphere! At the end of the week, you'll get to keep a pretty cool Microbit as well as any other materials your create during the week!

Teachers

This professional development experience is free! In fact, you'll receive a competitive weekly stipend for participation. Additionally, we'll provide you with some electronics for you and your district! In addition to the tech, you'll walk away with lessons that you've helped develop as well as lessons from 19 other Wyoming teachers!

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We get it, you're excited! Fill out the following Application before April 15th and we'll let you know before May 1st if you're in!