Camp Info

 

In 2022, there are three locations hosting *in-person* camps.

Interested students who are local to the given program and meet the eligibility requirements below are welcome to apply to participate in this year’s online program!

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The program at UNC will run June 27 – July 1 from 9am-4pm.  APPLY HERE

University of Maryland at College Park

The program at UMD will run July 11 – July 22 from 9am-4pm Monday through Friday.  APPLY HERE

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

The program at WPI will run July 11 – July 22 from 9am-4pm Monday through Friday.  APPLY HERE

 

Eligibility

The program is available to rising 9th through 12th graders who are interested in exploring challenging math problems that go beyond the high school curriculum.

 

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The Basics

Girls Talk Math is a two-week-long day camp that is free for all attendees. 

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Group Projects

Campers will divide into groups of four or five to complete several projects throughout the two weeks. Each group will

  1. Work independently through a problem set on an advanced mathematics topic usually not encountered until college or even graduate school.
  2. Write a Blog Post about the mathematics learned in the problem set.
  3. Research a female mathematician whose work is related to the topic covered in the problem set.
  4. Write and record a podcast about their mathematician’s life and work and how it relates to the work the students did at camp.

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Structure and Activities

There will be time for group work every day with several other activities interspersed throughout the two weeks. These activities vary from location to location and include short lectures on the various topics campers are studying, professional and student panels, How To Make a Podcast, Growth Mindset, Scratch Workshop, and Makey Makey studio time.

This program welcomes all participants regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. In particular, we encourage individuals, regardless of gender, gender expression, gender identity, and sex, to participate in this program.