Courses

GAMING DESIGN FOR PROGRAMMERS: Transform your passion for gaming into new tech skills and create your own video game. Building new computer games takes cooperation between lots of different people with different skills. In this week-long course, you'll find out what it's like working as a programmer in a game development team together with artists to build your own video game.

Early Bird Price $450 (before Feb 28) Price: $495


August 16-20, 2021, Live Online Hybrid: (LOH)
GAMING DESIGN FOR ARTISTS: Transform your passion for art and gaming into new tech skills while you create your own video game. Building new computer games takes cooperation between lots of different people with different skills. In this week-long course, you'll find out what it's like working as a digital artist in a game development team together with programmers to build your own video game.

FULL DAY COURSE-9:00 to 3:00
Early Bird Price $450 (before Feb 28)Price: $495


This course contains no sessions
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Bioterrorism 2020 Simulation: The year is 2020 and you have been exposed to a bio agent in a bioterrorist attack. The agent can cause widespread sickness and possibly death, which results in creating immense panic and unimaginable fear. As a result, society has been disrupted in a short period of time.The SEA virtual, one-week-long virtual summer program invites HS students to examinethe potential threats of bioterrorism, the agents that could be exploited, andthe national law enforcement and public health agencies involved in preparedness and mitigation. Students will explore the real-world problem of bioterrorism and showcase their knowledge in a final project (Individual or Group) with a Virtual Project Presentation. This virtual course creates a fun learning platform... (and great dinner conversation each night!)
Early Bird Price $225 (before Feb 28) Price: $250


June 28, 2021 to July 2, 2021, Live Online Synchronous: (LOS)
FITNESS & NUTRITION: Get in shape, learn about your health and have fun doing it! This comprehensive wellness class includes fitness training for all levels and nutrition knowledge that empowers participants to make healthy choices to improve their overall fitness and function! The program designed to energize students who want to take control of their health and wellness to get fit, fast, strong, and learn to live healthier lifestyles.

Price: $150


This course contains no sessions
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THRIVING WITH MINDFULNESS: PATHWAYS TO WELLBEING-LIVE ONLINE SYNCHRONOUS (Middle & High School): 2020 has been a year full of unprecedented uncertainty and change that has created enormous amounts of anxiety and stress for all of us. With the impact of prolonged social isolation, fear and anxiety associated with COVID, and the racial and political unrest in our country, learning how to take care of our mental health could not be more important. During this time we have an opportunity to get still and look within to understand and work with our anxiety and stress, creating new habits that will help us to eventually move from coping to thriving. We may not be able to control our circumstances but we can control how we relate to and work with them.

Early Bird Price: $175 (before January 17) Price: $200


February 3, 2021 to March 24, 2021, Live Online Synchronous: (LOS)
ART AND ENGINEERING: How to Build and Race a Kinetic Sculpture How do a group of students design, build and race a bicycle powered work of art that can float, go through sand and mud, and survive 15 miles of Baltimore roads? It all starts with the plan and a great design. This virtual workshop will engage creative students in building the model prototype and challenge them to work as a group to propose the kinetic sculpture design for UMBC students to build during the Fall 2021 semester.

Early Bird Price $225 (before Feb 28) Reg Price: $250



August 16-20, 2021, Live Online Synchronous: (LOS)
VIRTUAL REALITY, WEARABLE TECH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP:What do the human body, music, and video games have in common? Wearable Technology. Students will have the opportunity to explore innovations from the realm of virtual reality and haptics while developing innovative ideas of their own. The world is constantly changing, especially in the midst of a pandemic, yet those influencing it the most are tech innovators of the world.Students will not only redefine themselves as innovators but future entrepreneurs with a plan.

Early Bird Price $225 (before Feb 28) Price: $250



July 12-16, 2021, Live Online Synchronous: (LOS)

DATA SCIENCE II: As we move into the twenty-first century, the need for workers with advanced understanding and experience in data science is vital. In this second course, (only available for students who have taken Data Science and the Power of Statistics) you will learn to create advanced visualizations, develop a web application to visualize graphics dynamically and manipulate data with top of the line tools. This class is being offered after numerous requests by students to go deeper into the materials.

Early Bird Price $225 (before Feb 28) Price: $250



July 26-30, 2021, Live Online Synchronous: (LOS)
CYBERSECURITY 3: Deepen your understanding, competencies, and skills with this weeklong course in cybersecurity. Advanced Cybersecurity students will have a command of web application security, exploitation, and cryptography. Completion of Cyber 1 or 2 is required, and programming experience in C++, Java, Javascript, Python and/or PHP is highly recommended as prerequisites to this next-level course.  

Early Bird Price $225 (before Feb 28) Price: $250


June 28, 2021 to July 2, 2021, Live Online Synchronous: (LOS)
July 5-9, 2021, Live Online Synchronous: (LOS)
July 12-16, 2021, Live Online Synchronous: (LOS)
CYBERSECURITY 1: The security of information technology is a constantly evolving field, of which most people don't fully understand. As networked technologies become integrated into every facet of our lives, knowing how to protect our devices and networks is something we all need now more than ever. Cybersecurity and data breaches are in the news almost every day. Google, Uber, Target, and our government agencies are under constant attack.

Early Bird Price $225 (before Feb 28) Price: $250



June 28, 2021 to July 2, 2021, Live Online Synchronous: (LOS)
July 5-9, 2021, Live Online Synchronous: (LOS)
July 12-16, 2021, Live Online Synchronous: (LOS)

DATA SCIENCE AND THE POWER OF STATISTICS: As we move into the twenty-first century, the need for employees with statistics and data science experience is rapidly growing. Develop the ability to mine, manipulate and visualize data. Learn how to extract data from websites such as Wikipedia, GitHub and other data science websites.

Early Bird Price $225 (before Feb 28) Price: $250



July 5-9, 2021, Live Online Synchronous: (LOS)
July 12-16, 2021, Live Online Synchronous: (LOS)
ANIME & JAPANESE CULTURE: Anime is a cartoon, right? When you think of anime do you imagine 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. The Japanese culture reflected in anime is so pervasive, yet elusive, and this course guides you into the unique world of how anime has become a world wide phenomenon.
Early Bird Price $225 (before Feb 28) Price: $250


July 19-23, 2021, Live Online Hybrid: (LOH)

POLITICAL DEBATE: Did you know that UMBC has one of the top 5 debate teams in the country? Learn the art of persuasion and how to craft a winning argument. This session will explore debate strategies and techniques. Have a fantastic time arguing, discussing current events and engaging in spirited debates over all kinds of topics... including freedom of speech!

Early Bird Price $225 (before Feb 28) Price: $250



July 19-23, 2021, Live Online Hybrid: (LOH)
ART OF STOP-MOTION ANIMATION : Transform your drawings and personal objects into animation! Bring them to life through dynamic stop-motion animations and learn the basics of sound design, storytelling and the fundamentals of story-boarding. This workshop will introduce the essence of video, animation and sound production that will result in a final group project.

Price: Early Bird Price $225 (before Feb 28) $250


This course contains no sessions
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Cyber 2: Exploring the challenges of modern cybersecurity builds on what students learn in Cyber 1.  This course 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.

Early Bird Price $225 (before Feb 28) Price: $250



June 28, 2021 to July 2, 2021, Live Online Synchronous: (LOS)
July 5-9, 2021
July 12-16, 2021, Live Online Synchronous: (LOS)

SIMULATED HISTORY & CURRENT EVENTS: What better way to learn about social studies and current events than to actually get to experience them? Through this exploratory learning platform, students take part in simulations and have fun, all while learning about important moments in history and current events. The class uses simulations designed by the U.S. State Department to engage students in high interest topics, grow their critical thinking and verbal communication skills.

Early Bird Price $225 (before Feb 28) Price: $250



July 26-30, 2021
LEADERSHIP FOR POSITIVE CHANGE: The world more is complex and the next generation of change agents are needed to take on the new challenges. Today's world needs inspired, service-oriented leaders now more than ever. What does it mean to be a leader? Do you lead with your voice or with your actions? Each of us has the capacity to be an inspired leader and this course helps students identify their unique leadership strengths and core values. Cultivate the leader within you to become your best self!
Early Bird Price $225 (before Feb 28) Price: $250


July 5-9, 2021, Live Online Hybrid: (LOH)

ASTROPHYSICS: COSMIC DISTANCES: How did our ancient ancestors know so much about the stars? How did they measure distances with such precision between the moon and the sun? This course explores the astrophysical theories, ideas and concepts determining distances between us and other planets, stars, star clusters and galaxies. Spend a week exploring the parallax effect, energy conversion, photometry, spectroscopy, thermal radiation, luminosity, stellar evolution, the Doppler Shift and more!

Price: $250


June 28, 2021 to July 2, 2021, Live Online Hybrid: (LOH)

PHOTOSHOP FOR SOCIAL MEDIA: How do you make a meme? How do social media rock stars become rock stars? Students will get professional lessons in Photoshop, digital and video editing to help them reach a level that not only can help on social media, but better prepares them for tasks as they reach higher levels of education. HIt's not just what you have to say, it's how you put your content out there.

Price: $250



June 28, 2021 to July 2, 2021, Live Online Hybrid: (LOH)
SAT TEST PREP COURSE: This 4 week, 8 sessions online workshop prepares high school students to take the SAT undergraduate college entrance exam. Taking the SAT can be very stressful, but it doesn't have to be. With so much riding on your score, taking an SAT preparation class is something every student should consider.

Early Bird Pricing available six weeks prior to start of session: $470

Regular Price $495



February 16, 2021 to March 11, 2021, Live Online Synchronous: (LOS)
WEB DEVELOPMENT: 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 of the week, students will have the tools necessary to build their own websites!

Early Bird Price $225 (before Feb 28) Price: $250



July 5-9, 2021, Live Online Synchronous: (LOS)
GUITAR BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Do you enjoy playing around on the the guitar with your friends? Do you want to learn the basics or improve the skills you already have? The SEA Music Academy invites guitarists of any level or ability to participate in an intensive, fun week-long course designed to help anyone improve their guitar skills.

Early Bird Price $225 (before Feb 28) Price: $250



July 5-9, 2021, Live Online Synchronous: (LOS)
GUITAR INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED: Do you love playing guitar and want to take your skills to the next level? This course is designed to help students move beyond the basics and hone their skills playing guitar. The SEA Guitar Academy invites intermediate and advanced guitarists to participate in an intensive, fun week-long course designed to challenge and improve their guitar skills.

Early Bird Price $225 (before Feb 28) Price: $250



July 12-16, 2021, Live Online Synchronous: (LOS)
LEAD:LEADERSHIP EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT LEAD is a curriculum of interactive activities designed to cultivate leadership excellence. Each activity is specifically designed to help students enhance their leadership competencies and develop their leadership potential. LEAD is grounded in the Seven C's Social Change Leadership Model.

Early Bird Price $225 (Ends February 28) Regular Price $250



July 19-23, 2021, Live Online Synchronous: (LOS)