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Cyber security summer camps set for K-12 students, teachers

MIDWEST CITY — Rose State College will host three GenCyber camps next month for students and teachers at the K-12 level. The program is designed to help students understand correct and safe online behavior, and to increase diversity and interest in cyber security. Teachers gain knowledge from professors to improve their teaching methods for delivery of cyber-security content in K-12 computer science courses.

Rose State College received a $100,000 grant from the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation to conduct the campus. It will ensure 200 students get to experience the interactive activities, field trips and guest speakers. The program will be led by Ken Dewey, director of cyber security at the college.

The free camps will be offered:

June 6 and 7: Elementary school students

June 8-10: Middle school students

June 13-17: High school and teacher camp

Applications are due May 15. They can be completed online at

K.S. McNutt

Kathryn McNutt covers higher education for The Oklahoman and NewsOK. Since joining the staff in August 2000, she also has worked as the Breaking News editor, Metro editor and assistant Local editor. A native of Oklahoma City, she graduated from... Read more ›