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2017 Summer Camps and Programs for St. Croix Young People

Here is a list of summer camps and organized activities available for children or young people. Please send information on your camps and activities to offer parents a variety of choices. Please e-mail information to visource@gmail.com

The Department of Human Services Office of Child Care and Regulatory Services is offering financial assistance for summer camp fees. Funds are limited and eligibility must be determined. Parents or guardians are invited to contact the Office of Child Care starting Monday, June 9, at 774-0930, ext. 4189 or 4186 on St. Thomas-St John.

ST. CROIX CAMPS

AFA CyberCamp

Dates: July 24-28 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Ages: 9th and 10th grade/middle school and high school

Location: St. Croix Career and Technical Education Center, Room J104

Special Services or Focus: The AFA CyberCamp program is designed to excite students new to cybersecurity about STEM career opportunities and teach them important cyber defense skills through hands-on instruction and activities. The summer camp is sponsored by the Department of Education and the Career and Technical Education Board

Through the camp, students will learn how to protect their personal devices and information from outside threats as well as how to harden entire networks running Windows 7 and Ubuntu operating systems.

The AFA CyberCamp will culminate in an exciting final team competition that simulates real cybersecurity situations faced by industry professionals and mimics AFA’s CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Defense Competition.

Web site: www.uscyberpatriot.org (Registration ends on July 17)

Cost: free (there is room for only 20 students

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