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Greater Sacramento Regional Community Colleges Hosts Camp for High School Students

WHAT: This summer, many Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) students will participate in the Greater Sacramento Regional Community Colleges’ week-long summer CyberCamp created for high school students throughout the region. Participating students will learn which preventative steps may be implemented in order to protect computer systems from hackers.There are introductory and advanced CyberCamp sessions at community colleges located within Sacramento County.

WHEN/WHERE:

Introductory CyberCamp Session Dates:

  • June 18 – 22, 2018; 8:00 a.m. to Noon (Cosumnes River College, Sacramento City College, Sierra College)
  • June 18 – 22, 2018; 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Cosumnes River College)
  • June 25 – 29, 2018; 8:00 a.m. to Noon (American River College, Sacramento City College, Sierra College)
  • June 25 – 29, 2018; 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (American River College)

Advanced CyberCamp Session Dates

  • June 25 to 29, 2018; 8:00 a.m. to Noon (Cosumnes River College)
  • June 25 to 29, 2018; 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Cosumnes River College, Sacramento City College, Sierra College)

WHO: Students from Elk Grove Charter School, Elk Grove High School, Franklin High School, Laguna Creek High School, Monterey Trail High School, Pleasant Grove High School, Sheldon High School, Toby Johnson Middle School, Valley High School as well as other high school and select middle school students from throughout the Sacramento region.

WHY: Elk Grove Unified supports introducing cyber-security programs to all of its students. Programs like the District’s CyberPatriot program align with our goals to connect all students to opportunities to prepare for college, career and life. CyberPatriot exposes students to a range of industries while also developing their critical-thinking skills through hands-on, real-world challenges that need solutions.

About the Elk Grove Unified School District

The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is the fifth-largest school district in California located in southern Sacramento County. EGUSD covers 320 square miles and includes 67 schools: 42 elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine high schools, five alternative education schools, an adult school, one charter school and a virtual academy. Offering a multitude of educational programs, including over 70 career-themed academies and pathways within 15 industry sectors, we prepare our students for college and career by supporting them with the means to be creative problem solvers; self-aware, self-reliant, and self-disciplined; technically literate; effective communicators and collaborators; and engaged in the community as individuals with integrity. We integrate rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences and ensure that Every Student is Learning, in Every Classroom, in Every Subject, Every Day.

For more information about the Elk Grove Unified School District, please visit www.egusd.net and follow us @ElkGroveUnified on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Eventbrite.

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