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Computer Science Camp: CS³ Cyber Security

Appropriate for high school juniors and seniors, and incoming college freshmen.

Campers who choose the residential experience enjoy all meals and supervised evening activities during the week. Day Campers will be on campus from 9am-4pm daily and will enjoy lunch each day.

Computer Science Summer at Stetson (CS³) Cybersecurity is a five-day academic camp for high school students and recently graduated seniors. Participants will be exposed to and practice techniques related to Cybersecurity while learning Python programming along the way.

Students who pass an optional quiz at the end of the camp will receive instructor permission to enroll in Stetson University's CSCI 141 course, a required course for computer science and computer information systems majors.

CS³ 2019: Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing fields of computer science. Cyber threats, cyber warfare, state-sponsored hacking, phishing and ransomware are mentioned in mainstream media virtually every day and potentially threaten our personal, corporate and national security and way of life.

During the 2019 camp, students will cycle among "white hat" and "black hat" hacking roles in order to understand both perspectives: those that defend against attacks, and those that perform attacks. Students will practice initiating and defending against a variety of common attacks: denial of service, phishing, password cracking, man-in-the-middle interception, and penetration testing and exploitation. Various fundamental programming techniques such as conditionals, loops, functions, arrays and network programming will be taught in the Python language in order to develop automated attacks and defense strategies.

Stetson University offers a custom scholarship program that allows qualifying high school students the opportunity to earn funds for their education by participating in select camps and programs. Sign up at Raise.me and begin earning scholarship dollars for your financial aid package at Stetson! Through this program, participants currently in grades 9-12 may qualify to earn $250.00 in scholarship dollars towards their portfolio under “Summer Programs.” A maximum of $750.00 dollars may be earned in this category, which allows participants to attend and earn scholarship dollars from up to three of Stetson University’s Summer Programs.

About the Instructor

Joshua Eckroth, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Stetson University. Eckroth earned his Ph.D. at Ohio State University in computer science with an emphasis in artificial intelligence. His research interests lie in machine learning, cybersecurity and computer science pedagogy.

Schedule

Monday

  • 8 – 9 a.m., Check-in/Move-in, Lynn Business Center
  • 9 – 10 a.m., Welcome, Lynn Business Center
  • 10 a.m. – noon, Classroom Instruction Welcome Center
  • Noon – 1:30 p.m., Lunch, Dining Commons
  • 1:30 – 4 p.m., Classroom Instruction, Lynn Business Center
  • 4 – 6 p.m., Information Session/Campus Tour, Lynn Business Center
  • 6 – 7:30 p.m., Dinner, Dining Commons
  • 7:30 – 9 p.m., Downtown Deland Walking Tour/Ice Cream, Deland
  • 9 – 10 p.m., Free-Time, Dormitory
  • 10 p.m., Lights-Out, Assigned Room

Tuesday

  • 8 – 9 a.m., Breakfast, Dining Commons
  • 9 a.m. – noon, Instruction, Lynn Business Center
  • Noon – 1:30 p.m., Lunch, Dining Commons
  • 1:30 – 4 p.m., Classroom Instruction, Lynn Business Center
  • 5 – 6:30 p.m., Dinner, Dining Commons
  • 6:30 – 8 p.m., Movie Night, L25
  • 8 –10 p.m., Free-Time/Pizza, Dormitory
  • 10 p.m., Lights-Out, Assigned Room

Wednesday

  • 8 – 9 a.m., Breakfast, Dining Commons
  • 9 a.m. – noon, Instruction, Lynn Business Center
  • Noon – 1:30 p.m., Lunch, Dining Commons
  • 1:30 – 4 p.m., Classroom Instruction, Lynn Business Center
  • 5 – 6:30 p.m., Dinner, Dining Commons
  • 6:30 – 8 p.m., Beach Volleyball, Beach Volleyball Courts
  • 8 – 10 p.m., Free-Time/Snacks, Dormitory
  • 10 p.m., Lights-Out, Assigned Room

Thursday

  • 8 – 9 a.m., Breakfast, Dining Commons
  • 9 a.m. – Noon, Instruction, Lynn Business Center
  • Noon – 1:30 p.m., Lunch, Dining Commons
  • 1:30 – 4 p.m., Classroom Instruction, Lynn Business Center
  • 5 – 6:30 p.m., Dinner, Dining Commons
  • 6:30 – 8 p.m., Pool, Pool
  • 8 – 10 p.m., Free-Time/Snacks, Dormitory
  • 10 p.m., Lights-Out, Assigned Room 

Friday

  • 8 – 9 a.m., Breakfast, Dining Commons
  • 9 a.m. – Noon, Instruction, Lynn Business Center
  • Noon – 1:30 p.m., Lunch, Dining Commons
  • 1:30 – 4 p.m., Classroom Instruction, Lynn Business Center
  • 4 – 5 p.m., Check-Out, Dormitory

What to Bring to Camp:

  • Comfortable clothing (shorts are fine)
  • Sheets, blankets, pillows for a single bed
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Games, books and/or videos are welcome but not required
  • Umbrella is encouraged (it will rain)
  • A small amount of cash for evening activities, treats and bookstore items is encouraged
  • Signed Stetson Release Form (under 18 must be signed by parent)
  • Signed Leadership Reaction Release Form (under 18 must be signed by parent)

Registration Information

For Ages:
High School Juniors and Seniors and Incoming College Freshmen

Dates:
June 4 - 8, 2019

Cost:
$295.00 per person
(Day Camp 9 a.m. to 4  p.m., includes lunch)

$595.00 per person
(Overnight accommodations, evening activities and all meals provided)

*A $50.00 deposit must be made to hold your place in this camp. The remaining balance is due one week prior to the start of camp. Payments can be made online or over the phone at 386-822-7500.

Registration for 2019 will be available soon.

For more information, please contact the Office of Continuing Education and Outreach at
386-822-7500 or summer@stetson.edu