Math Camps & Summer
Programs
For more opportunities, please visit the American Mathematical Society's
listing of Summer
Programs for High School Students.
 AStar Summer Math Camp
 Challenging students with national and international competitions such as MATHCOUNTS/AMC8, AMC10/12, AIME, and USAMO. Sessions — which take place in the Bay Area, southern California, and greater Boston — range from one to three weeks.
 All Girls/All Math
 The Summer Mathematics Camp for High School Girls provides a stimulating and supportive environment for girls to develop their mathematical ability and interest, with special emphasis on the mathematics of codes. Girls work with women mathematics professors and graduate students at the University of NebraskaLincoln, and interact with peers who share an interest in mathematics.
 Andover's (MS)² — Math and Science for Minority Students
 Preparing economically disadvantaged students from primarily urban areas for possible careers in engineering, science, medicine, computer technology and other technical fields. Hosted at Phillips Academy (Andover, MA), (MS)² is open to AfricanAmerican and Latino/a students from public schools in Atlanta, GA; Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Chicago, lL; Cleveland, OH; Fort Worth, TX; Lawrence, MA; Louisville, KY; Memphis, TN; New York, NY; and Washington, DC. Native American applicants from any location may apply.
 Arizona State University's Joaquin Bustoz MathScience Honors Program
 The Joaquin Bustoz MathScience Honors Program (MSHP) is "designed to provide a successful university experience for students who are underrepresented in the mathematics and science fields and to enhance their prospects for future academic success." Fulltime high school sophomores, juniors, or seniors enroll in a university level mathematics course for college credit. Five and eightweek summer sessions take place on the campus of Arizona State University (ASU), in Tempe.
 AwesomeMath Summer Program
 Threeweek camps — held at the University of Texas at Dallas, Cornell University, or UC Berkeley — designed to hone middle and high school students' mathematical problemsolving skills up to the Olympiad level.
 Boston University's Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists (PROMYS)

This sixweek summer program encourages strongly motivated high school students to explore in depth the creative world of mathematics in a supportive community of peers, counselors, research mathematicians, and visiting scientists.
 Bryn Mawr College's MathILy
 With instructors focused on mentoring students, this intensive residential summer program at Bryn Mawr College, near Philadelphia, uses discoverybased learning to emphasize a core curriculum of discrete mathematics.
 California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS)
 A residential academic experience for top high school students in mathematics and science. The Cosmos course clusters address topics not traditionally taught in high schools such as astronomy, aerospace engineering, biomedical sciences, computer science, wetlands ecology, ocean science, robotics, game theory, and more.
 Camp Euclid
 A local/online mathematics research camp in which high school students encounter and grapple with unsolved math problems. Camp students collaborate within a circle of fellow researchers a few hours per week over the course of three months.
 Canada/USA
Mathcamp
 A fiveweek summer program for mathematically talented high school students. Camp location moves to a different university each year.
 Carnegie Mellon University's SAMS: The Summer Academy for Mathematics + Science
 A rigorous sixweek residential summer experience at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University for good students who have a strong interest in math and science and want to become excellent students. The program focuses on creating interest in technical disciplines and building academic and personal skills to better prepare you for the college application process.
 GIV Math Institute
 Open to Vermont 9th11th graders who have completed Algebra II or beyond, received good grades in math or science, and "think math is cool," this Governor's Institutes of Vermont (GIV) promises a "weeklong festival of mathematics" consisting of theoretical and realworld applications of math, interactions with professional mathematicians from the academic and business worlds, lectures, and more.
 Hampshire College Summer Studies in Mathematics
 This sixweek summer program for mathematically talented high school students includes workshops led by college and university professors, then "maxicourses" and "minicourses" for indepth studies of particular problems and fields.
 IDEA MATH
 Two weeklong workshops that help students develop systematic methods for problemsolving and build a solid foundation for their future mathematics study. Available around Boston and California's Bay Area in residential or day format.
 Mathematics Advanced Study Semesters (MASS)
 Residential semesters at Penn State for rising juniors and seniors seeking advanced learning and initiation into researchlevel algebra, analysis, and geometry.
 Mathematica Summer Camp
 Designed to familiarize students with Mathematica and challenge them with lectures and projects, this twoweek, residential Mathematicaintensive camp gives advanced high school students the opportunity to work with peers as well as experts of Wolfram's computation application. See also the Wolfram Tech Innovation Summer Camp, for students who would like to create technology with the Wolfram Language.
 MathTree
 Providers of summer math camps in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. MathTree camp faculty teach in multiple modes, inspired by the Lesh translation model.
 Michigan Math and Science Scholars (MMSS)
 Twoweek sessions of 15student classes taught by University of Michigan professors as well as other outstanding instructors from around the world.
 Mount Holyoke College's MathPath
 MathPath offers talented 1114 yearolds the opportunity to learn and develop math at a pace and to a depth that matches their abilities while also providing them social and recreational experiences at its residential summer camp, hosted at Lewis & Clark College (Portland, OR).
 New York Math Circle High School Summer Program
 An intensive threeweek long weekday program, lasting every day from 10am to 3pm, with Fridays set aside "for unusual activities, mathematical games, teambuilding, and more."
 Oakland University's Summer Mathematics Institute
 During this free, six weeklong day camp at Oakland University's Rochester (Michigan) campus, precollege students interact with university faculty and each other, take challenging math classes that earn college credit, and have fun in an academic atmosphere.
 The Ohio State University's Ross Program
 The Ohio State University Department of Mathematics offers an intensive summer experience designed to encourage motivated precollege students to explore mathematics, with the goals of instructing them in the art of mathematical thinking and inspiring them to discover for themselves that abstract ideas are valuable and important.
 Prove it! Math Academy
 A residential summer math camp at Colorado State University for talented students 1418 years old. The twoweek course of Prove it! emphasizes mathematical rigor and proofwriting skills in a problemsolving context.
 PZ Math Calculus Prep
 Preparing students for AP Calculus with constant practice and individualized feedback through focus on the two primary ideas of Calculus (rates of change and area) and reinforcement of required skills in algebra, trigonometry, and limits. Beyond content, students in this weeklong Westport (CT) camp learn problemsolving techniques and study skills to be successful in their AP Calculus course, on the AP exam, and beyond.
 The Research Science Institute (RSI)
 Each summer, the Research Science Institute (RSI) runs a rigorous academic program that emphasizes advanced theory and research in mathematics, the sciences, and engineering. Students attend collegelevel classes taught by distinguished professors; nationally recognized teachers conduct classes designed to sharpen research skills. Students also complete handson research with top mentors at corporations, universities, and research organizations.
 Russian School of Mathematics
 Intensive six weeklong courses in California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, California, Connecticut, Kentucky, Illinois, and Washington that build, develop, and reinforce the work done over the year and get student ready for the year ahead. Olympiad programs provide additional challenges.
 Rutgers' Young Scholars Program in Discrete Mathematics
 A fourweek residential program held on the Busch campus of Rutgers University, New Jersey, for highschool students from across the United States, the Rutgers Young Scholars Program encourages talented students to consider careers in the mathematical sciences by developing and enhancing problemsolving abilities in applying mathematical concepts to a wide range of problems.
 Stanford University Mathematics Camp
 SUMaC is a residential summer camp for mathematically talented high schoolers, especially students who are in academic environments that do not offer the framework to excel in mathematics beyond the usual school curriculum.
 Stony Brook University's Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CESAME) Mathematics Summer Camp
 A two week residential camp where high school juniors and seniors study knot theory, number theory, the mathematics of puzzles and games, cryptography, the mathematics of finance, statistics for the biological sciences, and more.
 The Summer Science Program (SSP)
 Organized around determining the orbit of a nearearth asteroid (minor planet) from direct astronomical observations, this six weeklong curriculum engages high school students in mathematics, physics, astronomy, and programming at Westmont College (Santa Barbara, CA) or New Mexico Tech (Socorro, NM).
 Texas State University Honors Summer Math Camp (HSMC)
 This intensive multisummer program for high school students who "are excited about doing mathematics" nurtures, rigorous reasoning and logic skills (through experiences in mathematical proofwriting), creative problem identification and solving skills, teamwork and collaboration skills, mindsets to tackle openended problems, and communication and presentation skills.
 Texas Tech University Summer Math Academy
 A handson, intensive, mathematics academy for students who want to further their knowledge and understanding of mathematics and research. The first week engages high schoolers in research activities; the second places them in small groups to complete a project.
 University of Minnesota Talented Youth Mathematics Program (UMTYMP)
 ITCEP administers the University of Minnesota Talented Youth Mathematics Program (UMTYMP), Saturday morning enrichment programs, and summer enrichment programs, which provide mathematically promising K12 students with opportunities to learn and enjoy mathematics and introduce them to the role of mathematics in society through meeting and working with scientists, engineers, and mathematicians. Kids' University programs include MicroWorlds, Orienteering, Math in Motion, Geometric Art, Gear It Up, Numeric Patterns, Function Junction, Prove It! and Go Figure!
 University of Minnesota's Trail of Adventure
 Summer weeklong youth programs from the University of Minnesota's Recreation & Wellness Kids' University include Blast Off! Rocketry, Robotics, and Summer STEM Series.
 University of Utah's Summer Mathematics Program for High School Students
 Days at the University of Utah's summer program begin with a class entitled "Explorations in Number Theory," followed by colloquia in the afternoon and a computer lab where students explore numbertheoretic questions using the Python language. Participants receive university credits in mathematics upon completion of the three weeks.
 University of Washington's Summer Institute for Mathematics

Six intensive twoweek courses taught by university professors and twelve guest lectures. Between classes at the Summer Institute for Mathematics at the University of Washington (SIMUW), students work on problems in groups or individually, have mathematical discussions with Teaching Assistant Counselors, and participate in social events, sports, and weekly Saturday outings.
 University of Waterloo's Quantum Cryptography School for Young Students (QCSYS)

A blend of lectures, handson experiments, and group work, all focused on quantum cryptography. The Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at the University of Waterloo (Ontario, Canada) hosts this midAugust week of enrichment.
 Williams College Math Camp (WCMC)
 For mathematically gifted students who have completed or are currently enrolled in Algebra 2, this free, oneweek residential math camp exposes high school students to several different areas of mathematics through colloquia and other activities, with a primary focus on number theory and the art of mathematical thinking. WCMC is funded by the Dolciani Foundation, through the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), and Williams College.
