FAYETTE, Iowa (March 30, 2010) – Upper Iowa University will host its second annual Peacocks Cyber Camp from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 1, in the UIU Information Technology Lab in the Edgar Fine Arts Building on campus.
The UIU Cyber Camp is designed for students in grades 6-9. Students will learn about Scratch programming, cyber safety, robots and computer games.
“Technology and computers are part of daily life for today’s youth, and Cyber Camp can help them learn techniques for staying safe when they’re online or even just using the cell phone,” said Joseph V. Elarde, Ph.D., UIU assistant professor of information technology. “In addition, the camps will teach simple programming techniques and have fun with game design, robots and a cyber scavenger hunt.”
Fee for the camp is $5, which includes lunch and door prizes.
To register, email Theresa Kleve at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monica Bayer Heaton
Executive Director of Communications and Marketing
About Upper Iowa University
Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs and leadership development opportunities to over 6,600 students—nationally and internationally—at its Fayette campus and learning centers worldwide. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and independent study. For more information, visit www.uiu.edu.