Weeklong camp for students comprised of cyber security workshops, labs, and a competition held on the last day. The camp will focus on topics such as intrusion detection, penetration testing, and forensics. Workshops will be taught by instructors from the SANS Institute, the largest source for information security training and certification in the world.  The overall objective is to attract as many talented and skilled people as possible to this field of study and career path.

Read more from the press release: U.S. Cyber Challenge Kicks Off 2018 Camp Season at Virginia Tech.

Date Instructor Class
6/18/2018 Ben Holland Cybersecurity Program Analysis
6/19/2018 Brandon McCrillis Windows Memory Forensics
6/20/2018 Doug Logan WebAppPenTest 2018
6/21/2018 Troy Jordan Packet Crafting With Scapy
6/22/2018   CTF Award Ceremony and Press Event


Anyone over the age of 18 and is a U.S Citizen who achieved qualifying scores competing in Cyber Quest will receive an invitation to the camp.


Monday, June 18, 2018 - Friday, June 22, 2018


Fees cover lodging in dorms, breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Some campers will receive full or partial scholarships paid for by USCC or corporate scholarships.  In some cases, students will be invited to attend, but be required to pay the $650 camp fee if they choose to attend.




U.S. Cyber Challenge (USCC) is a program of the Center for Internet Security, a 501(c)3 organization, and has the mission to significantly reduce the shortage in the cyber workforce by serving as the premier program to identify, attract, recruit and place the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.  USCC's goal is to find 10,000 of America's best and brightest to fill the ranks of cybersecurity professionals where their skills can be of the greatest value to the nation.

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