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SESSION 2: July 8th to July 12th – Middle 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

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: Anime is a cartoon right? When you think of anime do you imagines large eyes, colorful hair, and funny outfits?  If only it were that simple… Anime has always been used to tell the story of Japanese culture and society.  There is so much Japanese culture reflected in anime that you might miss if you don’t know what you’re looking for.  Explore Japanese and American cultures through the lens of anime. Learn about Japanese tradition, language, family, food, festivals, holidays, school life and even manners.  Find out how ideas, culture and themes are illustrated in anime and the effects they have had on shaping modern Japanese culture.  Let your imagination go… Create your own characters, story line and drawings based on what you have learned. Develop your own flip-book manga that tells your story and so much more!

YouTube Production

YouTube Film Reel

One Week: July 8th to July 12th, 2019
Time: 8:30 am – 11:30 am
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Cost: $250

What to Expect: Do you enjoy VLogs and Streams? 1.8 billion people watch over 5 billion videos each day!  In a competitive viewing environment your videos have to stand out from everyone elses. Become a content creator and add to the 300 hours of video uploaded every minute on the internet. Stream and contribute to the almost 3 million Twitch streams each month (including FortNight Twitch stream). These online platforms are rapidly becoming more popular than traditional video outlets and will soon bypass Television in viewers and content produced. In addition to using your phone cameras, students will go behind the scenes in a High Definition Studio, learn how to shoot, edit, upload and stream with professional cameras, editing suites and green screen. This course will teach you the skills to take your content to the next level, and be like all your favorite online personalities and streamers.

 


PM Block 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Branding Yourself on Social Media

Field of App Logos

One Week: July 8th to July 12th, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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What to Expect: In this course, students will learn the importance of social media and how it helps develop their brand. Students will also learn the importance of social media as the modern resumé, and how it can be used to help (or even hinder) future employment or educational opportunities. Finally, students will learn the basics of how to create creative content, via video editing and photoshop.

 


All Day 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

How Girls Code

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.