Cyber & Drone Camp
Parents of selected campers will be notified during the week of May 29 - June 2. We appreciate your interest in this program.
Our 2023 Cyber & Drone Summer Camp will host three (3) sessions. Each session will run for four (4) days. Students will explore cybersecurity, computer programming and drone technology through hands-on activities using a culturally responsive approach in STEM. Students will also learn more about careers in STEM and engage in several mindfulness practices that can be applied beyond camp. Each camp session will feature guest presenters from cyber backgrounds.
- Session 1 - June 20, 2023 - June 23, 2023
- Session 2 - June 27, 2023 - June 30, 2023
- Session 3 - July 11, 2023 - July 14, 2023
Note: Each Session will teach the same material - please only apply for one (1) session per student.
The camp is open to RISING 6th, 7th and 8th Graders who reside in Richmond County. Space is limited to twenty-four (24) total students per class. Students will be selected by a random process.
The camp is FREE to attend. T-shirts and snacks will also be provided for the students at no cost. However, students must bring their own lunch.
The camp hours are from 9am – 4pm EST (Tuesday - Friday). Early drop-off will begin at 8:00am EST and late pick-up will end at 5:30pm EST.
Registration is open from May 2, 2023 to May 22, 2023. Parents will be notified the week of May 29, 2023 - June 2, 2023 if their child was randomly selected.
- What is the Augusta Cyber & Drone Camp?
The Augusta Cyber & Drone Camp is a fun, innovative and hands-on way for a child to explore the fields of Cyber Security and Drones. Students who attend should demonstrate skills in math and science, with an additional interest in STEM and computers.
- When is the Augusta Cyber & Drone Camp?
The Augusta Cyber & Drone Camp is broken down into three sessions. Each sessions runs for 1 week.
Session 1 - June 13, 2023 - June 16, 2023
Session 2 - June 27, 2023 - June 30, 2023
Session 3 - July 11, 2023 - July 14, 2023
The camp is free to all accepted students and spaces are limited to 24 students per session. Students are selected by a random process.
- Where will the Augusta Cyber & Drone Camp be held?
Each camp will be held at the Augusta Municipal Building, located at 535 Telfair Street, Augusta, Georgia 30901.
Camp hours are 9am-4pm M-F with early drop-off beginning at 8:00am and late pickup by 5:30pm.
Selected applicants will be provided a tee shirt at no cost.
Each child MUST bring their own lunch. Two snacks will be provided daily.
- What is the criteria for eligibility for the Augusta Cyber & Drone Camp?
The Augusta Cyber & Drone Camp is open to rising 6th grade students through 8th grade students who are residents of Richmond County.
- How can I apply?
We are accepting applications for the Augusta Cyber and Drone Camp in the summer of the camp. Click here to apply!
- What happens after I apply?
Once you apply, you will receive an email confirmation.
- When will I be notified if I have been accepted into the Augusta Cyber & Drone Camp?
Registration is open from 5/2/2023 to 5/19/2023. Parents will be notified by 5/26/2023 if their child was randomly chosen for a class.
- Who do I contact for additional information?
Applicants with any additional questions may contact the City of Augusta Information Technology Department at (706)-821-2522 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30am and 5pm.