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Summer Camps

COWPOKES

PI – Borowczak (Lead Instructor) & PI - Burrows (Camp Director) | Summer 2018, 2019

A NSF and NSA funded cybersecurity camp called COWPOKES is Wyoming’s cybersecurity camp champion. With 10 teachers and 60 students in two locations, Laramie and Riverton, the camp branched focus on key cybersecurity principles (outlined by the NSA). It was focused on computer science as much than programming in the cybersecurity realm. The K-12 teachers created K-12 lessons that incorporated computer science and cybersecurity into their classrooms in a variety of subjects. 

Link (NSA/NSF): https://www.gen-cyber.com/

Link (UWyo Camp): https://cowpokes.camp

 

Group photo at the cowpokes campDr. Borowczak helping a studentStudent reaches for a microbit hidden in the ceilingUniversity student helps student.Dr. Borowczak helps a student.

 

 

Two students work on a projectButtons and screens used in a summer campTwo students work on a project

TACOS

PI – Burrows | Summer 2015, 2106, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

The Artful Craft of Science (TACoS) is a summer camp that has been in operation since the summer of 2015. Sponsored by MilliporeSigma, 30-40 students take part in a free, one-week camp each year, and focus on student-centered scientific work in chemistry, art, computer science, microbes, and civil engineering. Check out MilliporeSigma's new Curiosity Labs™ at Home website!

Article:
https://www.uwyo.edu/news/2017/06/students-receive-hands-on-experience-at-uw-camp.html

 

 

 
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