DFCS Academy FAQs


Here, we'll answer all of the most commonly asked questions about the Digital Forensics & Cybersecurity Academy at Champlain College. 

If you have more questions, please reach out to us at (802) 383-6661 or cyberacademy@champlain.edu

What is the DFCS Academy all about?

First and foremost, the program is about giving students an idea of what it would be like to attend a college with a world-class cybersecurity program, so they can decide if that experience would be right for them.

What should I expect from this program?

Expect to spend two weeks learning the techniques and technology used on the cutting edge of cybersecurity, as well as making new friends and connections in a college setting.

Who would be a good fit for this academy?

This academy is perfect for high schoolers who are interested in diving into the world of digital forensics and who want to meet new people who share a common interest, and for students who just want to get a taste of living independently on a college campus while exploring one of the coolest new industries.

What will I gain from the academy?

A unique experience of studying and socializing on a college campus before high school graduation; the ability to work with educators and technology at the forefront of cybersecurity; and serious credentials to add to your college application. The benefits of attending this academy are truly invaluable.

What is the price of the academy?

Registration fee for the 2021 course is $4,350: this includes instruction, room and board, meals, and activities. A non-refundable deposit of $500.00 is due at the time of registration. Payments are made online. Once you submit the registration form, you will be prompted to submit your deposit online.