What is GenCyber Wyoming?

NSA/NSF Sponsored Cyber Camp / Professional Development

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Solve Cybersecurity Inspired Challenges

Show off your very own cyber-inspired project or lesson plans

Create Sustainable Lessons, Units, and Clubs

Who can attend?

GenCyber Wyoming is open to Middle through High School students in odd years, and teachers in even years. Students/Teachers must meet the following requirements.

Students40 Spots in 2021

COWPOKES-CS is open to middle or high school grade student. No prior knowledge or experience in computer science or cybersecurity is required.Application occurs through teachers - so find some friends and a teacher mentor. Have the mentor apply soon!

Teachers*10* Spots in 2021

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 Professional Development?

The GenCyber camp and professional development rotates throughout the state of Wyoming.

  • Summer Teacher Event: June 21-25th, 2021 / Location Laramie + Virtual
  • Student Camp: June 24/25 + Sept. 6th-Oct 10th, 2021 / Location Virtual + Schools Throughout Wyoming
  • Showcase: Oct 11th-15th. 2021 / Location: Virtual


Virtual Teacher PD Application Status

Registration Now Open | 30% 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 two lessons that you've helped develop as well as 46 lessons from 23 other Wyoming teachers!

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We get it, you're excited! The application is open now through April 30th ! With notices of acceptance by May 9th.