Virtual Camps Info & Assistance

Welcome and Overview

The Iribe Initiative for Inclusion and Diversity in Computing and the Maryland Center for Women in Computing are excited to welcome you to our virtual camp. This page is designed to answer any questions you may have as well as provide you information on our virtual camp.

 

***CompSciConnect Newsletter Week 1***

***Cyber Defense Newsletter Week 1***

 

All summer programs will regularly use the University of Maryland’s ELMS online learning management system. 

All synchronous learning activities will occur through Zoom. Students will access Zoom through ELMS. Learn more about how to use Zoom in our FAQs.

All participants must complete the following steps:

  • Read and sign the Virtual Consent & Authorization 
  • Create an Affiliate Association (Cyber Defense ONLY) or Associate Account (ALL other programs)
  • Read and sign the Behavior Agreement

All students are invited to test required software during the Tech 1:1 meeting for your program. Pre-register for here.

Tech 1:1 Meeting Dates:

  • June 19th 1pm-2pm
  • July 3rd 1pm-2pm
  • July 17th 1pm-2pm
  • July 31st 1pm-2pm

Access the list of required technical software and websites at: 
https://go.umd.edu/I4C_TechReqs21

Detailed schedule information and download information is provided through each summer program's ELMS course site.

I4C Summer Academy Staff

Computing Instructors

Computing Instructors are current University of Maryland students majoring in a computing related degree. Our computing instructors have received comprehensive training in effective lesson development, equity and inclusion, classroom management, and student engagement to best lead our programs. Learn more about our summer staff below.

 

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Harpreet Multani

JumpStart Computing Elementary Camp, AI4ALL, CompSciConnect Yellow

I’m a sophomore computer science major at UMD, minoring in general business. I am also a part of different MCWIC organizations, such as AWC and WiCys. I also serve on the executive board for AWC.

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Rachel Wu

Cyber Defense, CompSciConnect Terp

Rachel is a rising second year computer science major at UMD. Rachel's hobbies, outside of tapping away at a computer, are drawing, ice skating, and currently, playing lots of minecraft. They can't wait to meet and teach this summer's students all about computer science :) !

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Sarah Flores

CompSciConnect Yellow, JumpStart Computing Elementary Camp, AI4ALL

Sarah is a rising senior majoring in Computer Science and is interested in data science & human-computer interaction. She loves to explore her interests in art and technology by designing for Bitcamp and Technica. Sarah can’t wait to meet everyone and share her love of technology with the community!

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Jonathan Merino

CompSciConnect Yellow, CompSciConnect Terp

My name is Jonathan Merino. I am a junior currently studying Computer Science. I am also a first-generation latino student. I hope to become a data scientist after obtaining my degree. Outside of school, I am an avid anime watcher, soccer fan, and gamer.

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Elaine Gao

CompSciConnect Yellow, Introduction to Computing 101, AI4ALL

Hi, I’m Elaine Gao, and I’m a freshman undergraduate student at the University of Maryland. I am currently pursuing a double major in Computer Science and Studio Art. I’m passionate about innovation, working with others, and pursuing the possibilities of STEAM!

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Emily Chang

CompSciConnect Red, JumpStart Computing Elementary Camp, Break Through Tech

Emily is a rising junior majoring in computer science and minoring in general business. She is interested in working at the intersection of technology, art, and education. At UMD, she is a part of I4C, the DCC honors program, Technica's organizing team, and the professional technology fraternity KTP.

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Ishita Chatterjee

CompSciConnect Red, JumpStart Computing Elementary Camp, Break Through Tech

I am a rising sophomore majoring in computer science and I plan to add a major in psychology. I am excited to be a computing instructor this summer!

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Lalitha Kasi

CompSciConnect Yellow, CompSciConnect Terp

Lalitha is a rising sophomore majoring in Computer Science, with a specialization in Cybersecurity, and Finance. On campus, she works as a Computer Science Peer Advisor and is an organizer for Technica. She is very excited to work as a Computing Instructor this summer and hopes to inspire students to pursue careers in Computer Science!

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Jessica Lee

Cyber Defense, CompSciConnect Terp

Jessica is a rising sophomore computer science major and is part of the ACES (Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students) honors program. In her free time, she enjoys participating in Capture the Flag cybersecurity competitions, as well as gardening and biking. She looks forward to working with students attending the Iribe Initiative for Inclusion and Diversity summer programs!

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Renee Sen

CompSciConnect Yellow, Introduction to Computing 101, AI4ALL

My name is Renee and I am a rising sophomore majoring in Computer Science and a part of the ACES Honors program. I'm excited to get involved with the Iribe Initiative for Inclusion and Diversity Summer Academy and hope to meet a lot of amazing people there online!

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Takeshi Sui

CompSciConnect Red, Introduction to Computing 101, CompSciConnect Yellow

Takeshi is a rising sophomore majoring in computer science at the University of Maryland. He began playing with Scratch at the age of 9 and started coding at the age of 11. Outside of computer science, Takeshi enjoys watching sports and films. After graduating, he hopes to become a high school computer science teacher in the DC area.

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Maryann Vazhapilly

JumpStart Computing Elementary Camp, AI4ALL, CompSciConnect Yellow

Maryann is a rising sophomore majoring in computer science at UMD! She is in the ACES honors college and is also interested in minoring in statistics. She loves to learn more about artificial intelligence and machine learning, and in her free time, she enjoys reading and watching movies. She is looking forward to meeting everyone this summer!

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Abril Arias

CompSciConnect Yellow, Introduction to Computing 101, AI4ALL, Break Through Tech

Abril Arias is from Santa Teresa, NM. She is a rising sophomore at UMD studying Computer Science. She is also a part of the QUEST Honors Program and has participated in previous WIC summer and school programs. She is excited about becoming a computing instructor and inspiring young minds to pursue fields in Computer Science.

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Nora Blasko

Nora will be leading our AI4ALL curriculum. Nora is a Computer Science teacher at Great Mills High School. Nora also is also a CyberPatriot, Computer Club and Girls Who Code Coach.


Specific Program Details

Cyber Defense 

Monday, June 21, 2021 - Friday, July 2, 2021

Orientation: June 20th, 4pm-5pm

Pre-register here.

Important Information:

 

AI4ALL

Monday, July 12th - Friday, July 30th

A typical camp day is outlined below.

  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Directed Instruction and Guided Activities
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  Lunch Break, Social Activities, and Speakers
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Guided Activities, Breakout Sessions and Team Challenges
  • 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Social Activities, Panels, Guest Speakers, and Office Hours

Orientation: July 11th, 4pm-5pm

Pre-register here.

Important Information:

 

Introduction to Computing 101

Monday, July 5th* - Friday, July 16th 

Orientation: June 29th, 7pm-8pm

Pre-register here.

Important Information:

*Asynchronous learning activities will take place in observance of 4th of July.

 

JumpStart Computing Elementary Camp

Session 1: Monday, July 5th* - Friday, July 9th

Session 2: Monday, July 12th - Friday, July 16th

Orientation: June 29th, 6pm-7pm

Pre-register here.

Important Information:

*Asynchronous learning activities will take place in observance of 4th of July.

 

CompSciConnect (CSC)

Session 1 (CSC-Yellow & CSC-Red): June 21st - July 2nd

  • Orientation: June 19th, 3pm-4pm
  • Pre-register here.

Session 2 (CSC-Red & CSC-Terp): July 19th - July 30th

  • Orientation: July 18th, 3pm-4pm
  • Pre-register here.

Session 3 (CSC-Yellow & CSC-Terp): August 2nd - August 13th

  • Orientation: August 1st, 3pm-4pm
  • Pre-register here.

Important Information:

Technical Help & Account Needs FAQ

 
  1. Where is the I4C Summer Academy located?
    • 8169 Paint Branch Dr, College Park, MD 20740
    • If you are planning to pick-up your program materials use this map below:
  2. What do I use ELMS for?
    • ELMS will be our integrated learning environment. All camps will have their own ELMS site. All emails, communication, content, Zoom meetings, and interactions will go through ELMS.
  3. How do I use ELMS?
    • Access your summer program under courses.
    • Learn more about ELMS here.
  4. How do I access ELMS?
    • ELMS can be accessed here.
  5. Do I input the student's name or my name when signing up for ELMS?
    • Parents/Guardians should input their names when signing up for ELMS. Once added to the system, you can then later change your name to the student's name.
  6. Is multi-factor authentication needed to login into ELMS?
    • No, multi-factor authentication will not be needed.
  7. What is the difference between affiliate and associate accounts? 
    • Affiliate Accounts are created by our team and are only used by Cyber Defense students.
    • Associate Accounts are self-created.
    • Learn more about the difference here.
  8. How do I create an Associate Account?
  9. How do I create an Affiliate Account (Cyber Defense Only)?
  10. What is CampDoc?
    • CampDoc is our student information management system. We will NOT be using CampDoc this summer.
  11. What software do I need to download for my summer program?
    • Please view the list of software downloads at: https://go.umd.edu/I4C_TechReqs21.
    • If you need any technical support please attend our Tech 1:1 Meetings (see dates and zoom meeting link in the Welcome section)
  12. What events are optional?
    • All lunch, evening, and social events are encouraged, but optional.
  13. Who do I contact if I can't access my program in ELMS?