Math and Technology Program Application

Registration information - July 17-22, 2022

Director: Dr. Lynda R. Wiest, Professor of Education, University of Nevada, Reno

Assistant Director: Dr. Heather Crawford-Ferre, Education Programs Professional, Nevada Dept. of Ed.

Invited participants: Nevada students who will enter grade 7 or 8 in Fall 2022; appropriate to students of all abilities and backgrounds

Camper selection: Approximately 60 campers will be selected randomly from those who meet the application deadline. For the older camper group, first priority will go to return campers, second to previous applicants who did not attend the camp, and third to new applicants.

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

Time frame: Sunday, July 17 at 5 p.m. (dorm check-in begins at 3:30 p.m., camp registration 4:30 p.m.-5 p.m.) to Friday, July 22 at 3:15 p.m.

Instructors: 3 instructors (2 classroom, 1 computer lab) and 2 instructional assistants per group of 30 campers

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.

Cost: $600 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 by documentation of free or reduced-price school lunch status. Any camper might contact her school for available scholarship funds or local businesses for possible sponsorship.

Application deadline: We will continue to accept applications until the camp is full. Additional applicants will be added to the wait list and have priority admission status for next summer’s camp.

View program website for additional information.

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