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For the first time ever a student has the opportunity to earn up to three college credit hours at Murray State University by attending First-year CyberCave Academy. Due to the nature of the camp, students must be going into their junior or senior year of high school in fall 2013.
CyberCave Academy Details
Applications will be accepted online and in the mail, Feb. 1 – May 1. No matter what month you apply, the acceptance letters do not go out until mid-May. However, through the email listed on your application, you will receive notification shortly after you apply that your application has been received. Other information will be mailed or emailed between May and the start of camp, so please give updated contact information. Students under the age of 18 must have an adult/guardian signature on the registration forms. Students under 18 without parent signature will not be allowed to do all activities. This is a residential camp and all students will be asked to stay in the dorm, even if they are from Murray or surrounding towns.
First Year Academy
At CyberCave Academy, you will learn about a variety of technologies that may include: Basic Computer networking, Wireless technology, Voice Over IP, Network Security, Network applications, computer media and satellite communications and GPS.
CyberCave Academy Camp #1: June 9-June 14
CyberCave Academy Camp #2: June 23-June 28
Second Year Academy
Returning campers...are you ready for some more CyberCave Academy? You will enjoy your summer of security!! Have you ever wonderred how companies protect their network and computers from hackers? Second-year camp will focus on network and host security. You will learn about security tools and security methods companies use to protect their data and how you can protect your own computer. Along with the advanced telecommunications training you will receive in Second-year Academy, the group will take a field trip and hear from guest speakers about security topics. Second-year camp includes technologies like:
Network Defense Techniques, Network Traffic Analysis, Bridging Firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems *Seniors may have the opportunity to attend a First-year and Second-year camp in one summer, but priority will be given to returning students!
Second-year Academy: July 7-12