SpyCamp | DefCon

DefCon Kids is at the cornerstone of art and technology.

$1200 includes everything except airfare!

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DefCon Kids: Aug 6-12 Las Vegas $1200

DefCon Kids is:

Basic CyberSecurity concepts
Taught by world-class tech & security experts
Presentations and Workshops by parents & kids
Hacking for good
Approx. 40% girls

Cadets Learn:

Laser Maze construction
Presenting Maze technology at conference
Drone construction
Drone skills
Maker skills
Security basics

Cadet Fun

Friendly tech BBQ
SpyCamp water-park picnic
Hotel pool and snacks
Massive breakfasts
Movie night


Conference Access

New products
Car Hacking Village
Talks on everything from drones to voter fraud to blockchain to cryptocurrency to movie technology

Laser Maze
goes to DefCon!


We have our own room at the conference dedicated to our own LASER maze which the kids will build and present to DefCon attendees!

Place your cadet at the zenith of what humankind is capable of in areas of robotics, software design, cyber-security and the many fields requiring security innovation.

Take home new skills for science fairs, a jumpstart in the design & technology career field, and new friends for a lifetime of creative collaboration.
(And a great way for your Student to stand out on future school applications.)

Day By Day Schedule

Monday through Wednesday

Special all-new DefCon edition of SpyCamp! All the fun and excitement of normal SpyCamp with additional projects meant to prep spy cadets for DefCon. Projects Include: Lock Picking, CyberSecurity, Intro to Soldering, and Creating our own Locator Badges!


  • 9am Meet at the safe house in the morning, travel together to the airport, and go to DefCon!
  • 3pm We get in two rental cars and drive to the Embassy Suites.
  • 4pm Unload and relax
  • 5pm We go to the Toxic BBQ and play in the water park
  • 8pm At home we will have some snacks and watch our first spy themed movie Get Smart

  • 8 – 9:30am Wake up & Big Breakfast!
  • 9:30 – 10am 15 min Lyft to DefCon & Registration
  • 10 – 12pm First event at DefCon: soldering our badges and intro to circuits
  • 12 – 1pm Lunch
  • 1 – 3pm Second event build drones!
  • 3 – 5pm Third event child speakers!
  • 5pm We head home for dinner and pool and a movie! Lights out at 10

  • 8 – 9:30am Wake up & Big Breakfast!
  • 9:30 – 10am 15 min Lyft to DefCon & Tour Products
  • 10 – 12pm Car hacking village!
  • 12 – 1pm Lunch
  • 1 – 2pm Lock Picking Village!
  • 2 – 4pm Watch live as TOR experts defuse a fake bomb
  • 4 – 5pm Check out the swag for sale
  • 5pm Head back for park picnic supper with water games. Movie at hotel.

  • 8 – 9:30am Breakfast & Pack up
  • 9:30 – 10am Lyft to DefCon
  • 10 – 11:30am Final tour of DefCon
  • 12pm Airport
  • 3pm Home
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What is DefCon?

DefCon is one of the oldest continuously running hacker conventions around, and also one of the largest.

What will my Cadet learn & experience at DefCon?
How many kids go?
Are adults present?
What’s included In the price?

$430 SpyCamp week + Defcon Thurs-Sun

$230 DefCon pass

$540: 3 hotel nights, 3 breakfasts, lunches & dinners, Pool fun, supper picnic, and conference BBQ, Meet real innovators & experience cutting-edge technology, Mentoring and constant supervision from SpyCamp Trainers, Build and run SpyCamp Laser Maze, Present Laser Maze talk at DefCon

How is DefCon Kids separate from Adults?
What kind of security is present?

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