Technology Camps for Secondary School Students
Attention: Spaces for the Technology Camps have filled up and we are no longer accepting applications. If you have any questions, please contact us at (703) 908-7809.
Are you between the ages of 14 & 18 and interested in technology?
Marymount has great programs if you want to:
- Gain technology skills and hands-on experience
- Create a mobile app or take part in a cybersecurity competition
- Meet fellow students who share your excitement about technology
- Network with technology professionals about career possibilities
Summer Technology Camps 2016 Programs
Learn by doing
- GenCyber Residential Camp*
July 5-15, 2016
This two-week residential programs is designed for students from 16 through 18 years old. Students will have hands-on experiences in cybersecurity with a focus on defending the nation's critical assets.
- GenCyber Advanced Residential Camp*
July 17-22, 2016
This one-week residential camp is designed for students from 16 through 18 years old who have attended a previous GenCyber camp or a school-based cybersecurity program.
- Making Mobile Apps
July 18-23, 2016
This one-week camp is for students in grades 8 through 12 who want to explore a possible career in the development of mobile applications, one of the most dynamic sectors in the booming technology field.
- GenCyber Day Camp*
July 25-29, 2016
This week-long program is designed to provide local technology-focused students in grades 8 through 12 with knowledge and hands-on experience in cybersecurity, and introduce them to the many career opportunities in this growing field.
*Camp is contingent on funding from the National Security Agency (NSA)
Participants in each institute will work closely with Marymount University faculty and students. They will also hear from guest speakers who are IT professionals.
The daily programs will include classes taught by MU faculty and many hands-on activities to apply newly acquired knowledge. Current MU students and alumni will mentor participants and discuss college majors, as well as technology career options.
The sessions will take place at Marymount’s Main Campus and Ballston Campus in suburban Arlington, Virginia, with easy access by road or Metro. Free MU shuttles provide service between the Ballston Metro Station (Orange line) and Main Campus. Housing for the residential camps is available to high school students. Students will stay in residence halls on our Main Campus, under close supervision of MU’s residence life staff and students.