Department of Technology & Security

CPU Camp

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Dr. Daryl B. Stone
CPU Camp Founding Director
Computer Science Building – Office 319
dstone@bowiestate.edu

Computer Programming for the Under-represented (CPU) Camp

Virtual Summer Camp

Where: Virtual Sessions via Google Classroom and Zoom

Dates: Monday, June 27, 2022 - Friday, July 8, 2022

Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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

  • 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 20 students, per camp (MS & HS),
  • Virtual sessions are FREE with limited available spots.
  • REGISTRATION IS NOT A GUARANTEE OF ACCEPTANCE TO THE CAMP!
  • Participants will be notified within 48 hours of submitting their online registration form. 
  • If space is available, the camper will be added to the Camp List, otherwise, the student will be added to the waiting list.
  • If you receive a spot and no longer plan to attend, please inform us, so that the spot will be made available to the next applicant on the waiting list.

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 President, Provost, Dean, Chairperson and various experts in the field)
  • Daily STEM Presentation with Kahoot Quizzes
  • Camp Competition (Camp Leaderboards tracking participation)
  • Being a scholar and a gentleman

Schedule (Tentative)

  • 10:00 AM Middle School Instruction & Kahoot Quiz
  • 11:00 AM High School Instruction & Kahoot Quiz
  • 12:00 PM Lunch on your own & Independent Code.org time
  • 1:00 PM Guest Speaker via Zoom– “Top One @ One!
  • 2:00 PM -Camp Ends – Campers “homework”: Complete the Daily – “Career’s in Computing” PowerPoint Assignment

Note: Campers will not get graded on participation or assignments, however, each camp (MS and HS) will have a Leaderboard. Campers will gain points by completing assignments and participating. At the Closing Ceremony, campers at the TOP of each Leaderboard will win prizes donated by “Friends of the BSU CPU Camp.”

How to Apply

BOTH the High School and Middle School camps are FULL, however, thanks for your interest in the 2022 BSU CPU Camp.  Please keep us in mind for the Summer 2023 Camp, as applications will be made available next March 2023.