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SESSION 2: July 8th to July 12th – High School

AM Block 8:30 am – 11:30 am
PM Block 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
All Day 8:30 am – 3:00 pm


AM Block 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Cyber 1: Introduction into the World of Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity lock icon.

One Week: June 24th to June 28th, 2019
Time: 8:30 am – 11:30 am
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What to Expect: While we see the outcomes from lack of cybersecurity in the news via breaches, many don’t know the full scope of the exciting world of cybersecurity! The Introduction into the World of Cybersecurity summer camp experience promises to expose participants to exciting hands-on activities by top industry professionals in ethical hacking, digital forensics, and open source investigation. Participants will discuss industry requirements, and explore the possibilities of choosing a career in cybersecurity. Activities will also include a field trip to the Cyber Security Operations Center at Northrop Grumman Corporation.

Cyber 2: Exploring Challenges in Cybersecurity

Cyber Lock

One Week: June 24th to June 28th, 2019
Time: 8:30 am – 11:30 am
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What to Expect: Exploring the challenges of modern cybersecurity builds on what students learn in Cyber 1. This course workshop explores the challenges that programmers are faced with in a rapidly changing, highly volatile environment. This hands on course, challenges students to apply what they have learned into practical applications.

All students must have taken Cyber 1 to enroll in Cyber 2.

Cyber 3: Advanced Cybersecurity Game Design/Development

Cyber Lock

One Week: June 24th to June 28th, 2019
Time: 8:30 am – 11:30 am
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What to Expect: Advanced Cybersecurity is the logical step to take your understanding and skill of cybersecurity to the next level. In this week-long course, students learn about topics in web application security, exploitation, cryptography, and others. Completion of Cyber 1/2 is required and programming experience in C++, Java, Javascript, Python and/or PHP is highly recommended as prerequisites to this next level course.

 

Anime and Japanese Culture

Anime Boy

One Week: July 8th to July 12th, 2019
Time: 8:30 am – 11:30 am
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What to Expect: What are some of anime’s greatest directors trying to convey to audiences?  Building on the knowledge learned in Anime and Japanese Culture, go deeper into the thinking of groundbreaking Japanese anime directors like Hayao Miyazaki, Mamoru Oshii, Shin’ichiro Watanabe, Isao Takahata and Osamu Tezuka. Watch clips from anime classics, then analyze what kinds of messages and themes are being expressed.  Explore different interpretation, share opinions and seek what messages you might be missing.

Imagination and skills merge… Using iPads, get an introduction into software that allows you to create your own anime. Building on the stories developed in Anime and Japanese Culture, you will transform your flip-book story into your very own digital anime to share with family, friends or even on social media.

 


PM Block 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Web Development

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One Week: July 8th to July 12th, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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What to Expect: Learn how to create your own website this summer with our Web Development summer program! In Web Development, students will learn how to build their own mobile friendly, responsive website. Students will learn how to use HTML, CSS, and Javascript, by the end students will have the tools in toolbelt to be able to build their own websites.

This class can be taken multiple times. Repeating courses takes students deeper into the material builds their understanding, competency and skill.

 


All Day 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

How Girls Code (9th Grade Only)

Girl coding.

One Week: July 8th to July 12th, 2019
Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
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At the Mind, Body, & Coding camp, girls will challenge their minds through coding and robotics as well as nurture their bodies through meditation and yoga. Each day girls will enjoy block- or text-based programming classes, yoga instruction, robotics workshops, presentations from guest speakers and tours of the UMBC campus. At the end of this week-long summer coding camp, the girls will showcase their achievements.

Scholarships

Need-based scholarships are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Scholarships cover up to 80% of registration fees.

We prioritize these registration discounts to girls who qualify for free or reduced meals (FARMs) at school. To verify income, we request you send us a copy of the letter sent by school districts confirming this status. Please send documentation to see@umbc.edu. We will notify you of the discount award and camp fee upon confirmation of FARMs status.

Students who are not eligible for Free and Reduced Meals may also apply for scholarships. If you would like to request registration fee assistance, please visit http://www.howgirlscode.com/scholarships, complete the form and we will be in touch with you.