MVCC GenCyber Camp

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MVCC GenCyber CampJuly  26, 2018

This week our Vice President, Andrew "Doc" Docherty, took part in MVCC's GenCyber Camp. Doc gave the GenCyber campers an introduction to general programming and provided simple instructions on a programming language called Scratch.

Students at MVCC's GenCyber Camp Students at MVCC's GenCyber Camp Students at MVCC's GenCyber Camp
What is Scratch

Scratch Programming LanguageScratch is a free programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations.

Created by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge Massachusetts, the program helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.

Learn more about Scratch.

Using Scratch, Doc provided the children with activities familiarize them with the language. Once the kids had completed the activity, the utilized the skills they learned to program easy-to-use robots called mBots

mBots by MakeBlock

mbots by MakeBlock

GenCyber Camps at MVCC

MVCC GenCyber Camp

MVCC offers the GenCyber camp for free. The camps are for high school students in grades 9-12 to learn about the growing field of Cybersecurity. This month they offer a beginners and an advanced camp. The one week camps allow the attendees to broaden their knowledge through the completion of labs and other cyber security related exercises. Click here to learn more about MVCC's GenCyber Camps.