BloomCON Hak4Kidz is the only kid-friendly hacking conference in Pennsylvania. This event is produced by the Bloomsburg Children’s Museum in conjunction with the BloomCON adult hacking conference. We are also affiliated with the National Hak4Kidz, held in Chicago which was the first official kid-friendly hacking conference in the United States. The event is free* for students 7-17, their parents, and caregivers.**
*Some workshops have a small fee to help cover operating costs.
**Adults must accompany their children during the event.
BloomCON is an annual forensics and security conference held on the campus of Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg PA (USA). BloomCon is a once in a life time experience! It is established around those whom are interested in cyber security. The conference features speakers, unique workshops and cybersecurity challenges that offer prizes.
National Hak4Kidz is the first official youth based ethical hacking conference in Chicago that is *not* a hackathon. Their mission is to expose young minds to the communal benefits of ethical research, mentorship, and responsible hacking. They operate as a public charity registered with the IRS under 501(c)(3) regulations.