"If you really want to reach us, bring the camp to our hometowns."
The Bulldog Bytes team began taking the elementary camp program to local communities across Mississippi beginning in 2016 with a camp held in Columbus. This camp was funded by NCWIT's AspireIT program and directed by Aspirations in Computing award winner Mary Lee. In 2017, day camps were hosted in Columbus and West Point for elementary girls with funding from GenCyber.
Through a team of collaborators throughout the state, computing and cybersecurity day camps for elementary girls have been hosted in the following Mississippi communities: