UAH will host summer camps for primary, secondary school students in 2024

Students setting around a table working together with cybersecurity devices.
High school students who are deaf or hard of hearing learn about cybersecurity concepts on June 6, 2023, during the GenCyber summer camp presented by The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). GenCyber returns to campus for summer 2024 when UAH hosts a variety of academic and athletic camps for students in elementary, middle and high school.
Michael Mercier | UAH

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) will host academic and athletic camps for students ranging in age from pre-kindergarten through high school during summer 2024. UAH is a part of The University of Alabama System.

Students in grades 5-12 can explore careers in business, cybersecurity, engineering and nursing through programs offered by the UAH College of Business, College of Engineering and College of Nursing. Also, the College of Science will hold a two-week college preparation program designed around science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

UAH coaches sponsor the athletic skills camps for pre-kindergarten through high school students on the UAH campus. Sports include baseball, soccer, basketball, volleyball, softball and lacrosse.

Two College of Business camps – Business Explorations and Young Women in Business – will feature hands-on activities, immersive projects and insights from industry experts.

The College of Engineering will offer CyberCharged Camp for grades 6-8 as well as three separate engineering camps for grades 5-6, 7-8 and 9-10.

One cybersecurity camp is designed for high school students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Participants will learn about basic cybersecurity topics such as networking, cryptography, digital forensics and ethics as well as the GenCyber concepts of confidentiality, integrity, availability, defense in depth, thinking like an adversary, and keeping it simple.

The three-day Nursing Charger Summer Institute for grades 9-12 will feature the college’s state-of-the-art Simulations and Learning Innovation Lab.

Students in grades 9-12 can get ready for their college experience during the Cap & Gown Project STEM Summer Institute hosted by the College of Science. This free program includes rigorous ACT prep classes, college tours, college research and preparation, and hands-on STEM projects and career connections.

Visit uah.edu/outreach/summer-camps for a list of summer camps and program details as well as information on registration, camp fees and scholarships.


 

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