Girls Math and Technology Camp returns to campus

7/14/2010 | By: Staff Report  |

Sixty girls from northern Nevada who are entering the seventh and eighth grade this fall are on campus this week for the annual Northern Nevada Girls Math & Technology Camp.

The camp, which began on Monday, July 12 and runs through Friday, July 16, is a residential overnight program on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

Instructional topics include geometry/spatial skills, algebra, data analysis and probability, problem solving/reasoning and computer/calculator use.

Campers will also learn about famous female mathematicians in history and hear a guest speaker discuss the ways she uses math and/or technology on the job.

The camp is held in the College of Education, and media should report to Room 2021 for a daily schedule of events. For more information, contact Lynda R. Wiest, professor of education, 682-7868 or or

The camp is made possible through funding sources that include the Regents Service Program, International Game Technology, Newmont Mining Corporation, Terry Lee Wells Foundation and AAUW Reno Branch.


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