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 Department of Technology & Security

CPU Camp


Computer Programming for the Under-represented (CPU) Camp ... Virtual Summer Camp!

Where: Virtual Sessions via Blackboard Collaborate and Zoom

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

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.


  • Both middle and high school sessions will run from Monday, June 21, 2021, to Friday, July 2, 2021, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • Ages from 12 to 17 years old
  • Have an interest in computers and excelling in school
  • Committee will select 20 students, per camp (MS & HS), based on teacher recommendation and most recent report card
  • Students will not be considered for camp until you submit BOTH the teacher recommendation and most recent report card.
  • Virtual sessions are FREE with limited available spots.
  • Participants will be notified by June 1, 2021 of acceptance to the camp.

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 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

How to Apply

  1. Complete the Application Form Step 1 of 3 - Online CPU Camp Registration Form.
  2. Please have one of your child’s teachers to email a recommendation to Please have them address your child’s 1) Academic performance, 2) interest in STEM, 3) conduct in class and 4) any other attributes they wish to share.
  3. Please email your child’s most recent report card to
  4. Students will not be considered for camp until you email BOTH the teacher recommendation and most recent report card.

Contact Us

Thank you for your interest and please feel free to email with any questions.

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