Data Science Academy Highlights!
Survey by the Numbers
40% - Increase in CMD / Hardware Knowledge
50% - Increase in CyberSecurity breaches info
80% - Pursue CyberSecurity in the future
90% - Had fun in the camp!!
20 passionate high school & undergrad students
Guidance & Lectures from Kevin Lee - UC Berkeley lecturer on Data Science
Keynote speeches from Leaders at Amgen, The Urban Institute, and Science Meets Web
Teamwork & Project Management taught through a final hands-on data science project
Daily Kahoots with Cash Prizes
Engaging Lectures from Netscout mentors
Collaborating on a hands-on research project
Learning about the various ways hackers break systems!
Day 1 - Windows Basics
Students learned Windows hardware & software components
Day 3 - Cyber Ethics & CIA Triad
Students learn about what ethics drive cybersecurity experts
Day 5 - Cloud Computing
Students learn about cloud computing and securing cloud systems
Day 2 - Cyber Threats & Prevention
How do hackers break into various systems? How can we prevent them from doing so?
Day 4 - Application & Network Security
Learning how developers secure their apps & internet networks
Day 6 - Pitch Day!
Parents & Netscout judges watch students present their research projects and provide feedback
Hear what our Alumni say!
"After every session, he would come and tell us something new, and sparked a whole different topic of conversations for our family. He was really glad about the camp!"
Parent - A'Fenia
"All of the mentors really expanded my knowledge in computer science and helped me know how to identify and take care of my computer data, even introducing me to the Internet of Things (IoT)."
Student - Camryn (9th grade, TN)
"I appreciate this camp provides my son with opportunities to interact with other older students. He chose the camp over playing Fortnite! He was truly engaged."
Parent - Rhonda