2017 Girls Math & Technology Camp Schedule for Year 1* Campers

*Year 1 refers to girls entering grade 7 in the fall

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Daily Wake-Up and Bedtime Routine

[Meals will take place in the Down Under Café (campus cafeteria) unless otherwise noted.]

7:10 a.m.:  Wake-up notification

7:50 a.m.:  Meet to go to breakfast

8:35 a.m.:  Meet to go to the College of Education

5:20 p.m.:  Meet to go to dinner

6:20 p.m.:  Meet to return from dinner

10:00 p.m.:  In own room for the night

10:30 p.m.:  Bedtime (lights out, rooms quiet)

ALL SESSIONS—INCLUDING CAMPER REGISTRATION—WILL BE HELD IN COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (WRB) 2021 UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.

Note: "Spare time" designations consist of structured, supervised options.

Sunday, July 16

  • 3:30-5:00 p.m.: Dorm check-in (see Information Sheet for details); dinner on own (none provided- food options available on ground floor of residence hall and other places nearby)
  • 5:00-5:30 p.m.: Camper registration-Last names A-H 5:00; I-N 5:10; O-Z 5:20: Please enter room only at assigned time. [Alyssa, Baylee, Krysti, Nicole, Ruth]
  • 5:30 p.m.: Joint session with parents [Lynda]
    • Introduction of camp staff [WRB 2030] • Overview of camp activities and operation [WRB 2030]
    • Question-and-answer session [WRB 2030]
    • Informal socializing with light refreshments [WRB 4001]
  • 7:00 p.m.: Campers only
    • Pre-assessment measures of girls' attitudes related to math/technology [Nicole]
    • Get-acquainted/team-building activities [Baylee]
    • Problem solving/reasoning task [Nicole]
  • 8:30 p.m.: Return to dorms

Monday, July 17

  • 8:45 a.m.: Problem solving/reasoning [Nicole]
  • 9:15 a.m.: Guest speaker on her use of math/technology on the job: Pamela Moyo, Metallurgist, Cortez District Mine, Barrick Gold Corporation, Elko, NV [WRB 2003]
  • 10:00 a.m.:Spatial-reasoning task [Baylee]
  • 10:20 a.m.: Snack break
  • 10:35 a.m.: Statistics and probability [Christine]
  • 11:55 a.m.: Lunch
  • 12:55 p.m.: Geometry [Claudia]
  • 2:15 p.m.: Math activities on the Web [WRB computer lab 1006] [Alyssa]
  • 3:00 p.m.: Snack break
  • 3:15 p.m.: Terrapin Logo programming software [WRB computer lab 1006] [Stephanie]
  • 4:15 p.m.: Spare time (computer lab or dorm)
  • 5:30 p.m.: Dinner
  • 6:40 p.m.: Leave for Roller Kingdom
  • 7:00 p.m.: Roller-skating at Roller Kingdom
  • 9:00 p.m.: Return to dorms

Tuesday, July 18

  • 8:45 a.m.:    Problem solving/reasoning [Baylee]
  • 9:15 a.m.:    Female mathematicians/computer scientists (biographical info.) [WRB 2003] [Andrea]
  • 10:00 a.m.:   Geometry [Claudia]
  • 10:30 a.m.:   Snack break
  • 10:45 a.m.:   Geometry (continued)
  • 11:55 a.m.:   Spatial-reasoning task [Nicole]
  • 12:15 p.m.:   Lunch
  • 1:15 p.m.:    Statistics and probability [Christin]
  • 3:00 p.m.:    Snack break
  • 3:15 p.m.:    Terrapin Logo programming software [WRB computer lab 1006] [Stephanie]
  • 4:15 p.m.:    Spare time (computer lab, campus store/"bookstore," or dorm)
  • 5:30 p.m.:    Dinner
  • 6:30 p.m.:    Spare time (outdoor sports/games or dorm)
  • 7:30 p.m.:    Depart for movie night
  • 7:45 p.m.:    Movie night: Moana [WRB 2030]

Wednesday, July 19

  • 8:45a.m.:     Problem solving/reasoning [Baylee]
  • 9:15 a.m.:    Geometry [Claudia]
  • 10:30 a.m.:   Snack break
  • 10:45 a.m.:   Spatial-reasoning task [Nicole]
  • 11:05 a.m.:   Statistics and probability [Christin]
  • 12:30 p.m.:   Lunch (provided) in main instruction room or outdoors
  • 12:50 p.m.:   Trip to Wild Island Family Adventure Park-water park area (Sparks) [dinner at Wild Island provided]
  • 5:45 p.m.:    Wild Island miniature golf and go-karts
  • 7:45 p.m.:    Return to dorms

Thursday, July 20

  • 8:45 a.m.:    Problem solving/reasoning [Nicole]
  • 9:15 a.m.:    Statistics and probability [Christin]
  • 10:30 a.m.:   Snack break
  • 10:45 a.m.:   Statistics and probability (continued)
  • 11:25 a.m.:   Geometry [Claudia]
  • 12:15 p.m.:   Lunch
  • 1:15 p.m.:    Geometry (continued)
  • 2:30 p.m.:    Terrapin Logo programming software [WRB computer lab 1006] [Stephanie]
  • 3:00 p.m.:    Snack break
  • 3:15 p.m.:    Terrapin Logo programming software (continued)
  • 4:00 p.m.:    Spatial-reasoning task [Baylee]
  • 4:15 p.m.:    Spare time (computer lab, outdoor sports/games, or dorm)
  • 5:30 p.m.:    Dinner
  • 6:30 p.m.:    Spare time (outdoor sports/games, talent show preparation, or dorm)
  • 7:45 p.m.:    Leave for talent show
  • 8:00 p.m.:    Camper-planned/conducted talent show [WRB 2030]

Friday, July 21

  • 7:00 a.m.:    Wake-up notification
  • 7:30 a.m.:    Dorm check-out
  • 8:00 a.m.:    Meet to go to breakfast (food served until 8:30)
  • 8:50 a.m.:    Leave for College of Education (line up 8:45)
  • 9:00 a.m.:    Problem solving/reasoning [Nicole]
  • 9:30 a.m.:    Statistics and probability [Christin]
  • 10:00 a.m.:   Snack break
  • 10:15 a.m.:   Statistics and probability (continued)
  • 10:50 a.m.:   Geometry [Claudia]
  • 12:00 p.m.:   Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m.:    Spatial-reasoning task [Baylee]
  • 1:15 p.m.:    Post-camp assessments of girls' attitudes related to math/technology; camp feedback/evaluation forms; planning time for parent presentation [Baylee, Nicole]
  • 2:15 p.m.:    Joint session with parents [WRB 2023] •  Student demonstrations and sharing •  Problem solving in pairs (camper-parent) •  Closing comments
  • 3:15 p.m.:    Camp ends