COVID-19 Updates

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 Department of Technology & Security

CPU Camp


CPU Camp - Computer Programming for Youth

In response to the growing concerns about COVID-19 and to do all we can to maintain the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff, and community, Bowie State University is cancelling all 2020 summer camps & events.

The decision to cancel summer camps and events has not been made lightly. Although we remain optimistic that this pandemic will subside, the university is operating out of an abundance of caution. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Where: Bowie State University Computer Science Building
Dates: June 22, 2020 - July 2, 2020
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Dr. Daryl Stone, Department of Technology and Security,


  • Both middle and high school sessions will run from Monday, June 22, 2020, to Thursday, July 2, 2020, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Ages from 12 to 17 years old
  • Have an interest in computers and excelling in school
  • Committee will select 15 students, per camp, based on teacher recommendation and most recent report card

Included Topics

  • Introduction to computer programming
  • Robotics, App Development and other STEM topics
  • 3D Modeling and Animation
  • Algorithm design and logical thinking
  • College life and Time management
  • Being a scholar and a gentleman

Schedule (Tentative)

9:30 a.m. - Morning class lecture and lab

11:30 a.m. - Lunch

12:00 p.m. - Free time (Outdoor activities or Computer Gaming)

1:30 p.m. - Enrichment Activity (Presenters, Campus Tour, etc...)

2:30 p.m. - Afternoon class lecture and lab

4:30 p.m. - Campers leave for home

Cost: $300

  • We provide books, materials, professor and student assistance
  • Cost includes “all you can eat” lunch buffet in the BSU Student Center Dining Hall
  • Must provide your own transportation

How to Apply

  1. Complete the Application Form.
  2. Download and have your child's teacher complete the Teacher Recommendation Form. Once your child's teacher completes the form, scan and email the form to OR mail a paper copy to the address below.
  3. Scan and send your child's most recent report card.You may email it to OR mail a paper copy to the address below.

Dr. Daryl B. Stone
CPU Camp 2018
Computer Science Building – Office 319
Bowie State University
14000 Jericho Park Road
Bowie, Maryland 20715

Application and documents are due to Dr. Stone by Friday, April 10, 2020. Selections will be made by Friday, April 17, 2020. If selected, the non-refundable $300 camp fee will be due by Friday, May 8, 2020.


The CPU Camp staff is currently seeking external funding to assist with the cost of the camp. If you own or work for a company that is willing to serve as a sponsor, please contact Mrs. Yvette Caldwell (BSU Office of Institutional Advancement) at or 301-860-4300.