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Dr. Daryl B. Stone
CPU Camp Founding Director
Computer Science Building – Office 319

Computer Programming for the Under-represented (CPU) Camp

Summer Camp 2023

  • Where: Bowie State University 
  • Dates: Monday, June 26, 2023 - Friday, July 7, 2023 (University closed July 4) 
  • Time: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM 
  • Cost: $400 (includes all-you-can-eat lunch, materials, and supplies) 

Computer Programming for the Under-represented (CPU) is a summer program for middle and high school young men that provides innovative technology education to young men in the Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia areas. 


  • Must be a middle (MS) or high school (HS) boy aged 12 to 17 
  • Have an interest in computers and excelling in school 
  • Committee will select up to 20 students, per camp (MS & HS) 
  • Applications are due Friday, April 14th, 2023
  • Application includes: 1) Online Form 2) Teacher Recommendation and 3) Copy of most recent report card. 
  • The committee will notify selected campers on Friday, April 21st, 2023. 
  • Registration is not a guarantee of acceptance to the camp. 
  • If selected, the $400 payment must be received by Monday, May 22, 2023. 

Included Topics

  • Introduction to computer programming 
  • Cybersecurity, Computer Programming, Computer Networking and other STEM topics 
  • 3D Modeling and Animation 
  • Algorithm design and logical thinking 
  • College life and Time management 
  • Guest Speakers (BSU Administrators, faculty, students and various experts in the field) 
  • Being a scholar and a gentleman 

How to Apply

** UPDATE ** 

The high school registration deadline has passed. However, we will continue with "Rolling Registration" until the spots fill up. Complete the form below and follow the instructions at the end of the form. 

Middle school camp is FULL. If you complete the form below, your child will be placed on the Middle School waiting list. 

To apply, please complete the following 3 steps of the application: 

  1. Complete the online registration form
  2. Download the Teacher Recommendation form (docx)Once your child's teacher completes the form, you may scan and email the form to dstone@bowiestate.edu 
  3. Please obtain a copy of your child's most recent report card. You may scan the report card and email it to dstone@bowiestate.edu