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Northern Nevada Girls Math & Technology Camp

Date: 
Friday, June 14, 2019 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 3:15pm
Event Location: 
University of Nevada Reno

Invited participants: Nevada girls who will enter the seventh or eighth grade in fall 2019; appropriate to girls of all abilities and backgrounds

Location: University of Nevada, Reno campus. Instructional activities will take place in the College of Education. Girls will stay in campus residence halls and eat meals in the campus cafeteria.

Instructional topics: geometry/spatial skills; problem solving/reasoning; computer/calculator use; data analysis and probability (younger group only); early algebra (older group only)

Instructional philosophy/approach: Campers will learn new material and explore familiar topics in greater depth through meaning-oriented, collaborative approaches.

Other information: Campers will be supervised at all times. Parents are invited to attend some initial and final activities but may visit the camp at any time. Most recent funding sources for this program are: Odyssey Foundation; Newmont Mining Corporation; Frances C. and William P. Smallwood Foundation; Barrick Gold of North America; AAUW Reno Branch; Port of Subs.

Cost: $500 per camper. Includes tuition, housing, meals and snacks, group recreation, camp t-shirt, math souvenir, and other associated costs. Scholarships are available to those with demonstrated financial need upon proof of free or reduced-price school lunch status. All campers might contact their schools for available scholarship funds or local businesses for possible sponsorship.

Application deadline: The form on the back must be received by Friday, April 26, 2019.

Program website: https://www.unr.edu/education/centers-student-resources/initiatives/girl...

Questions: Contact program staff at 775-682-7849 or unrmathcamp@gmail.com.