GenCyber Summer Camp


Jul. 9, 2018 - Jul. 13, 2018, 9am to 5pm
Three students working on a computer


UNLV GenCyber is a week-long cybersecurity summer camp for high school students in the Southern Nevada region. The goal of the program is to help students understand correct and safe on-line behavior and how they can be good digital citizens, and increase interest in cybersecurity careers. Each day, students will participate in multiple hands-on activities to learn about different topics in cybersecurity, and hear interesting stories from cybersecurity experts. 

Topics will include:

  • Computer basics
  • Internet and networking
  • Cybersecurity concepts
  • Encryption techniques
  • Online behavior
  • Social and personal computer security
  • Wireless and mobile security
  • Cybercrimes and protection
  • Student group activities

Admission Information

The camp is free for students and includes lunch.

Current high school students in Clark County can register to attend the camp. Campers must be willing to commit to all five days of the camp and come to campus every day. No prerequisites are required.

To register, please complete the UNLV GenCyber 2018 Application.

The registration site will be open until May 15, 2018. Selected students will be notified by May 18, via email. A waitlist will be maintained for the classes in the event that students initially selected are unable to participate.

Contact Information

Computer Science Department, Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering
Juyeon Jo

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External Sponsor

National Security Agency
National Science Foundation

UNLV 2018 GenCyber Summer Camp is sponsored jointly by the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation.