Department of Technology & Security

CPU Camp

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Dr. Daryl B. Stone
CPU Camp Founding Director
Computer Science Building – Office 308-C

Computer Programming for the Under-represented (CPU) Camp

Summer Camp 2024 (In-person)

  • Where: Bowie State University
  • Dates: Monday, June 24, 2024 - Friday, June 28, 2024 (one week day camp)
  • Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Cost: $250 (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.

Eligibility Information

  • 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 19, 2024.
  • Application includes: 1) Online Form 2) Teacher Recommendation and 3) Copy of most recent report card.
  • Committee will notify selected campers on Friday, April 26, 2024.
  • Registration is not a guarantee of acceptance to the camp.
  • If selected, the $250 payment must be received by Monday, May 20, 2024.

Included Topics

  • Introduction to computer programming
  • Cybersecurity, Database, Computer Networking and other STEM topics
  • 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

By Friday, April 19, 2024, please complete the following 3 steps of the application:

  1. Online Form – Please complete the online form, found at  Online Registration Form - CPU Camp 2024
  2. Teacher Recommendation – Please download and complete the Teacher Recommendation Form (docx).  Once your child's teacher completes the form, you may scan and email the form to 
  3. Please obtain a copy of your child's most recent report card.  You may scan the report card and email it to