Summer Camp 2018


One week camp sessions for 2018 will be held the weeks of July 9-13 and July 16-20.  Girls may register for one week only. Camp is held at the main campus of UMBC - 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD.


HowGirlsCode, Inc. is proud to partner with the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) to offer:

Mind, Body, & Coding

Girls will challenge their minds through coding and robotics and will nurture their bodies and well-being through yoga, meditation, and self-empowerment exercises. Each day girls will enjoy programming classes, hands-on robotics sessions, yoga instruction, engaging guest speakers, and tours of the UMBC campus. 

Both sessions are offered to girls rising to grades 3 through grades 9.  Supervised drop-off begins at 8:30 a.m. and campers must be picked up by 4:00 p.m.  Students must provide their own nut-free lunch.  HowGirlsCode will provide a healthy, nut-free snack daily.

Week 1:  Monday - Friday, July 9th - July 13th 
Week 2:  Monday - Friday, July 16th - July 20th
Camp curriculum repeats each week; please register for one week only.
Participants:  Girls entering grades 3 - 9

Location: UMBC Main Campus - 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD

Time:  Camp runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Instruction starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m.
Drop Off Window: 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Pick Up Window: 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $425 with discounts for Mind, Body & Coding camp alumni as well as UMBC staff, faculty, students and alumni. Need-based scholarships are available - see below for details.

Registration: Visit the UMBC Summer Enrichment Experience

Registration Open

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

We prioritize these tuition discounts to girls who qualify for Free and Reduced Meals at school. To apply for a scholarship, we request that you send or email a copy of the school system-issued letter or form confirming this status to We will notify you of the scholarship award and camp fee upon confirmation of the FARMs status.

Students who are not eligible for Free and Reduced Meals may also apply for scholarships of up to 50%. If you would like to request a financial assistance, please complete this form and we will be in touch with you.

Payment & Refund Policies
1) Payment: Full payment must be received at the time of registration in order to secure a spot in the camp session of your choice.
2) Refunds: HowGirlsCode will follow the UMBC Summer Enrichment Experience refund policy. Click here for details

HowGirlsCode uses high school volunteers to assist with the sessions. If you are interested in becoming a camp volunteer, please complete this form.