Secrets of a Spy Station
Mission: Data Encryption
1-week Residential Camp
When: June 25 – 30, 2023
In this camp, you will…
- Apply Math skills in creative ways to form and decipher secret messages.
- Learn to recognize patterns in the English language and how to use them to break codes.
- Participate in challenges to crack messages written by other campers.
- Discover cutting-edge techniques that keep the internet safe.
- Explore the history of cryptography and how it has been used throughout time.
- Campers will use radio communications dishes built by NASA to see how data is sent and received by satellites orbiting Earth.
- Be immersed in a site that was once a top-secret base to spy on the satellite communications of others.
- PARI’s emphasis on community and teamwork enables campers to establish friendships that last a lifetime. Many campers from this program return as interns and counselors.
- Campers will participate in fun and engaging recreational activities built to encourage social comradery and confidence while exploring the spectacular Pisgah Forest and Blue Ridge Mountain region.
Daily schedule coming soon!