IUP held the first NSA/NSF-sponsored GenCyber summer camp in Pennsylvania in June 2016. Over 50 students and teachers participated in the camp and learned valuable lessons in cybersecurity practices.

Below are participation advantages, camp materials, and information related to curriculum and modules. Please visit the current IUP GenCyber page for information on current programs.

Camp Documents and Photos

Student Flyer | Teacher Flyer | Brochure | Schedule | Photo Gallery

Participation Advantages

  1. The camp was offered at NO cost to participants
  2. Free lunch and afternoon snacks.

Teacher Participation

  1. An iPad tablet was awarded to every participants.
  2. Act 48 credits were given.
  3. Mileage reimbursement for teachers with a 10 mile or more commute.
  4. Multidisciplinary cybersecurity teaching knowledge, skills and modules to be used in teachers' classrooms.

Student Participation

  1. A miniature computer was awarded to every participant. A sample of the miniature computer that students were given can be accessed at Raspberry Pi.
  2. Instructions and mentorship from IUP faculty and other security experts.
  3. Valuable knowledge and skills that prepared students to pursue a very promising and growing career field.


If you have any questions, please contact the PI or Co-PI at the information below:

Grant PI: Waleed Farag, Professor of Computer Science

Professor Farag's web page
Phone: 724-357-2524
Fax: 724-357-7908