Department of Mathematics

MathCamp

For Grade 9 and 10 Students

MathCamp

**2022 Applications are CLOSED**

The University of Manitoba is offering its nineteenth summer camp for mathematically interested and talented grade nine and ten students. The purpose of the camp is to enable students to pursue knowledge in a subject they enjoy, in an environment that encourages and fosters such pursuits. Selected participants will gain knowledge and skills, emphasizing problem solving. The camp will afford participants a chance to meet and make friends with fellow MathCamp students, students who enjoy and value the pursuit of higher learning.

Who can apply?

Students who enjoy and are good at mathematics and who will have completed the equivalent of S1 or S2 mathematics in Manitoba. THE DEADLINE FOR 2022 APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

Time, Location, and Cost

The camp will be held at The University of Manitoba from Sunday, August 21, 2022 to Wednesday, August 24, 2022. Students will stay in St. John’s Residence. Participants must make their own travel arrangements to and from the university. The program will commence at 10 AM on Sunday and terminate at 5 PM on Wednesday. The cost to students is $160.00 per student.

 

Program

A typical day in the life of a Mathcamper is:

  • Breakfast
  • Lecture (approximately one hour)
  • Problem solving
  • Lunch
  • Lecture (approximately one hour)
  • Problem solving
  • Sports and/or Games
  • Dinner
  • Mathematical diversions
  • Lights out

The program is delivered by mathematics professors from The University of Manitoba with assistance from highly skillful mathematicians.

 

 

If you are interested in applying for MathCamp, an application consists of (NOTE: Application process is now CLOSED):

  1. An Application Form
  2. A Letter of Recommendation
  3. Solutions or Partial Solutions to the Math Camp Quiz

Once complete, all must be combined and mailed to 420 Machray Hall, 186 Dysart Road University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2

*If accepted, a $160 cheque addressed to University of Manitoba will then need to be mailed upon receipt of the acceptance to 420 Machray hall, 186 Dysart Road University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2

 

See detailed instructions of how to apply to MathCamp 2022 below (NOTE: Application submission is now CLOSED):

MathCamp 2022 FORMS

Apply for MathCamp 2022

1. MathCamp 2022 Application Form
2. Letter of Recommendation
3. SOLUTIONS OR PARTIAL SOLUTIONS TO THE MATHCAMP QUIZ
4. Submit Application