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CyberQuest Workshop (8th-12th Graders)
CyberQuest Workshop (8th-12th Graders)

Sat, Apr 27


Harper College, Room A238 in Building A

CyberQuest Workshop (8th-12th Graders)

Are you ready to embark on a CyberQuest Adventure? Join CyberQuest and emerge as empowered Cyber Sleuths, ready to face the ever-evolving challenges of the cyber cosmos. Space is limited for this thrilling CyberQuest Adventure, register now!

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Time & Location

Apr 27, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM CDT

Harper College, Room A238 in Building A, 1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, IL 60067, USA

About the Event

🚀 Embark on a CyberQuest Adventure! Calling all 8th to 12th graders!

Are you ready to step into the realm of cybersecurity and become a digital defender? Join us for an electrifying 1.5-hour workshop experience that will equip you with the skills to safeguard the digital frontier!

🔒 Mission Unveiled: "Bolstering the Cyber Shield"

Camp Director Danny is launching CyberQuest, where you'll explore the basics of cybersecurity and unravel the mysteries of the attack chain. Get ready to don your cyber sleuth cap and embark on a thrilling journey!

🔍 Engage in "Social Engineering Discovery"

In our first mission, you'll engage in a simulated chat to gather intel from a command center employee and decode a mysterious case file. Through interactive role-play, you'll learn the art of social engineering and the importance of password security. Our hands-on activities will empower you to identify and mitigate cyber threats effectively.

💡 Final Challenge: Integrating Cyber Security with Command Center

Harness your newfound cyber skills to control physical surroundings by "hacking into the wifi network." Witness the impact of cyber commands on real-world technology as you control lights and sound.

🛡️ Defensive Cyber Security Measures

Implement security measures against vulnerabilities explored, from setting strong passwords to adjusting web server settings. Through practical learning, you'll reinforce defensive strategies crucial in cybersecurity.

Don't miss out on this digital odyssey! Join CyberQuest and emerge as empowered Cyber Sleuths, ready to face the ever-evolving challenges of the cyber cosmos.

  • Date: Saturday, 4/27/24
  • Time: 1:00-2:30 p.m. CT (in-person only)
  • Location: Harper College - 1200 West Algonquin Rd. Palatine, IL 60067 (Room A238 in Building A) | for Interactive Maps

🌟 Why Attend: STEAM Fair is not just an event; it's an opportunity to unlock your STEAM superpowers, discover new interests, and fuel your passion for innovation. Whether you're a student, a family, or a lifelong learner, there's something for everyone!

🎟️ How to Join: Space is limited for this thrilling CyberQuest adventure, so don't miss out! To participate, registration is required. Register today to guarantee your spot in this transformative workshop experience!

***Students 14 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Students 15 and over do not need a parent/guardian present.

🤝 Gratitude to Our Partners:

We're thrilled to share that we've been honored with an award from the Microsoft Community Empowerment Fund! Thanks to this incredible support, we can offer our upcoming STEAM event at absolutely no cost to our students. Special thanks to Harper College for graciously providing us with a stunning venue for these engaging and educational experiences. A heartfelt thank you to Microsoft, Quest4Excellence, Harper College, and many STEAM experts and volunteers collaborating with us. Your partnership is invaluable as we strive to empower our students. Together, we're committed to cultivating healthy digital habits, propelling full STEAM ahead, and ensuring our students play an active role in their digital transformation journey. 

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