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Bob Jones University

Computer <Arduino> Engineering

Learning computer engineering

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Have a great idea for an app? Learn how to create your own! You’ll create an Android app and learn how to program an Arduino microcontroller. You’ll also learn basic circuit wiring and controls. Work at your own pace—the only limit is your imagination!

You’ll benefit from daily devotionals and Bible challenge sessions that will strengthen your faith and help you develop a strong biblical worldview. Camp instructors will demonstrate how you can glorify God by using each new skill.

All electronic equipment is provided, but if you have an Android phone or tablet, feel free to bring it. This will allow you to use your own apps you have made.


  • Build and test electronic circuits.
  • Learn to program an Arduino microcontroller in the C programming language.
  • Learn about circuit theory.
  • Create Android apps to wirelessly control your electronics projects.
  • Earn a certificate of completion when you meet all required instructor checks.
  • Grow spiritually through devotions and Biblical worldview sessions.
  • Camp will end on Friday after a special camp awards program. Family members can meet their campers in the Science Building at 10:50 a.m. for the 11 a.m. program.

Sample Schedule

8:30 a.m. Binary Numbers
Noon Lunch
1 p.m. Lights and Switches
4:30 p.m. Dinner
6 p.m. Worldview

(Exact times and session content may vary.)

Supply List

Bring an Android phone or tablet if you have one so you can take the apps that you create back home with you. (All items on the general list also apply)

General Information


When to Arrive

Camp check-in for all campers is on Sunday between 2–4 p.m. at the Welcome Center.

Day camp drop-off each day will be from 8–8:30 a.m. at the Welcome Center.

What to do When You Arrive

When you arrive on campus, follow the signs to the Welcome Center to check-in. Our camp counselors will give you your camp schedule and camp T-shirt. If you have a camp balance, you can take care of it at this time.

When to Depart

Day Camp pick-up each day will be from 4:30–5 p.m. in the Welcome Center. Camps generally end on Friday at noon. Check your specific camp schedule for times of final presentations, performances or concerts that may take place after noon on Friday.

Day Campers

Day campers must live in or stay with family in the immediate Greenville area.

Campers may be required to be on campus from 8:30 a.m.–9 p.m. on camp days. Check your camp schedule for specific details.

Day campers can also enjoy a fun highlight of our camp experience, the Bruins Bash, on Wednesday from 7–9 p.m.

Lunch and dinner are included in the camp cost.

What to Bring

What to Bring

Phones may be used at certain time during the week of camp depending upon activities.

A modest amount of spending money is suggested for The Den, vending machines and Bruins Shop.

Please note: BJU cannot be responsible for money, valuables or personal articles.

Overnight Campers:

  • Twin bedding or a sleeping bag and pillow
  • Toiletries
  • Towels and shower shoes
  • Bible

What to Wear

At EDUcamp, we want to create an environment that is appropriate and comfortable for all campers. In order to do this, we have a dress code that we ask all campers to abide by. Please review these guidelines to ensure that your camper's attire aligns with our camp standards:


  • Camper may wear loose-fitting shirts.
  • Sleeveless, midriff-bearing, or tight-fitting shirts are not permitted.


  • Shorts that approach the knee are acceptable.
  • Loose-fitting jeans and athletics pants are permitted.
  • Mid-thigh shorts or tight-fitting pants are not allowed.

Inappropriate Themes or Images:

  • Clothing with inappropriate themes, offensive language or explicit images is not allowed.
  • Campers should refrain from wearing attire that may be considered offensive or disrespectful to others.


Lunch will be served in our dining common in an all-you-can-eat buffet style. Any food concerns (allergies, diet restrictions, etc.) can be noted in the online registration form.

Camp Director

Dr. Timothy Anglea

Dr. Timothy Anglea

Dr. Timothy Anglea is a professor of engineering at Bob Jones University. He primarily teaches courses in the electrical and computer concentrations within the engineering program at BJU. He is passionate about helping students understand the foundations and basics of the engineering discipline. He guides his students as they develop their ability to “think like an engineer” from a Christian, biblical worldview, and coaches them as they pursue their goals within the engineering field.

Dr. Anglea enjoys making music and currently plays in a local community handbell ensemble. He always enjoys reading a good book, completing jigsaw puzzles, and solving Sudokus (especially ones with unusual rule sets). He sporadically works on various computer programs that can play tabletop games to improve his own coding and playing abilities and to challenge his friends.

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