Apply to attend 2019 AwesomeMath Summer Program starting November 15th!

During Camp FAQ

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions regarding what a student can expect during camp. Many other commonly asked questions are answered once a student applies and gains access to their Student Dashboard.

Q:
Where are students housed?
A:
Residence Hall information for the 2018 AwesomeMath Summer Program will be announced soon. A map of each campus will be provided to all families prior to the start of camp.
Q:
Are the University campuses safe?
A:
Members of the camp staff are always around to ensure the safety of the camps, and the campuses are constantly patrolled by their own police force. We make our students’ safety our top priority.
Q:
What recreational activities are available?
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Students will have access to many campus recreational facilities at the University, including the Student Union (billiards, foosball, ping-pong, arcade), outdoor athletic facilities (tennis, soccer, Frisbee, basketball). Our students will not have access to the University swimming pool or gym, however.
Q:
Are there laundry facilities available?
A:
Yes, they are free and laundry detergent will be provided.
Q:
Can you accommodate special dietary needs?
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Special accommodations for Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten-free meals will be available. Students/Parents will be asked to notify our staff of any dietary restrictions (or food allergies) when they complete their online student registration forms.
Q:
How can I send mail to a student or staff member at AwesomeMath Summer Program while it is in session?
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Information about sending mail to students and staff members will be communicated on the Student Dashboard and to parents via email prior to the start of camp.
Q:
What meals will be provided to students on arrival and departure days?
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Dinner is the first meal provided to students on arrival day for all residential camps. Breakfast will be the last meal provided on departure day.
Q:
What is the schedule for the first and last couple days of camp?
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First day – Residential student arrival day. First meal provided for residential students at all camps is Dinner (approx. 5:30pm) followed by the Opening Ceremony (approx. 7pm). Parents are welcome, but not required, to attend.
Last day – UT Dallas – 2nd to last day is a full day of classes. On this day you will receive teaching materials and yearbooks in the evening. Students also use this day to pack and clean rooms. The last day – ½ day of classes in the morning, closing ceremony at 12:15pm and then students begin departing after 1pm.
Cornell/Univ. of Puget Sound – 2nd to last day of camp is ½ day of classes in the morning, free time in the afternoon, pack up and clean rooms, receive teaching materials, and their yearbook. Evening includes closing ceremony at 7pm and a dance party. Last day of camp is only for departure.
You can also reference our key dates/times by location that further explain how our camps are structured.
Q:
If I play an instrument, will I have a private place to practice while at camp? If I play the piano, will there be access to one on campus so I can practice while at camp?
A:
Students are welcome to bring their instruments. There are plenty of places at each campus for students to have a private place to practice. However, AwesomeMath is not responsible for lost or damaged property. Students will have access to a piano at all our camps.