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Sunday, June 16 – Tuesday, June 18
Students entering grades 10-12
Fee: $ 200
Includes all activities, meals, and on-campus housing.
Registration is now closed.
Information for the next program available in early 2020.
About the Program
Do you love computers? Are you ready to design a digital future? Explore a variety of information technology fields including gaming, networking, and cybersecurity at this fun and interactive two-day program. Participants will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in our labs and classrooms and take part in hands-on workshops with current Penn College students and faculty. Workshops will guide participants to develop their own personal game, learn about hacking, and discover how computers communicate with each other.
Possible career pathways include:
- Computer game design
- Computer game programming
- Computer programming
- Simulation development
- Software development
- System administrator
- Cybersecurity officer
Information Technology Workshops
Network with Penn College students and faculty during hands-on workshops.
Participants will successfully design and create a fully functional basic video game that will be playable and transferrable.
Participants will take part in cybersecurity workshops and learn how to properly setup and manage secure computer networks. To achieve this goal, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of cryptography (code creation/breaking) as well as ethical computer hacking.
Note: Optional overnight accommodations on Tuesday, June 18 are available for participants who register for both Information Technology and Engineering programs. Please call 570-327-4510 for pricing and more information.