Visible to the public Cybersecurity Awareness Workshop (Grades 4-5)

The Saturday Cybersecurity Awareness Workshop for Grades 4-5 provides a fun and interactive learning experience for girls and boys who are interested in technology, computers, and cybersecurity. Undergraduate students will lead engaging activities that will introduce participants to the basics of cybersecurity and computer science. This event is designed to improve critical thinking skills and offer students an introduction to computing and security. We will accept up to 40 students for this event.


Undergraduate students will lead you through interactive presentations and exciting workshops. You will engage in fun, hands-on activities that will allow you to become a smarter computer user and that will teach you some of the basic concepts in computer science!

  1. Welcome and Icebreaker Activities
  2. Groups rotate through hands-on activities in various topics
  3. Lunch (included)
  4. Closing Ceremony
    Includes an interactive review of the day's activities and recognition for participation (Parents are strongly urged to attend this session).

Program Location

Computer Science Instructional Center
University of Maryland, College Park

Directions and Parking Information will be provided to accepted applicants closer to the date.


Applications will be available beginning September 2, 2014.

Program Cost

Program cost is $25, which includes lunch and a t-shirt. Payment will be required once the applicant is accepted to the program.

If you have any questions or want to be put on the mailing list for future events, please contact:

Ashlyn Vander Woude
Graduate Assistant for Education
Maryland Cybersecurity Center

Event Details
University of Maryland, College Park - Computer Science Instructional Center