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University of Memphis CampusCommunity Engagement

CfIA will offer GenCyber Boot Camps this summer

The Center for Information Assurance will offer two Cyber Security Boot Camps this summer for middle and high school students. The middle school camp will be held June 12-16 and the high-school camp will be June 19-23. The camps will introduce students to cyber security basics through hands-on activities, guest lectures and team projects. Funding from the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation allows the camps to be offered free of charge. Register online here.

Computer Science will host Creative Game Design Camp

The Department of Computer Science will host its third annual Creative Game

Design Camp for high school students from July 10-14. This camp introduces students to programming and game design concepts through the RenPy visual novel engine for Python. Students will work in teams to create their own games and present the finished product at the end of the camp. Tuition for the week-long camp is $250; a limited number of need- and merit-based scholarships are available. More information and registration can be found here.

Unique STEM K-12 Opportunities

A number of camps, competitions and campus days are available for students to participate in at the UofM. Offerings include general science, computer science, STEM and engineering. We are constantly looking for new opportunities for students K-12 that are being offered on the campus so this site changes frequently. Visit the CRISTAL website for more information.