Hillsdale College Summer Science Camps: Mathematics

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: STEM
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: Free
    • Accreditation: American Camp Association
    • Call: (517) 607-2399
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    Overview

    The Hillsdale College Summer Mathematics Camp explores the use of mathematics in cryptology (codes), probability, symmetry, and the fourth dimension. Activities include making and cracking codes, experimental estimation of Pi, and analyzing games and puzzles.

    The science camps seek to promote scientific literacy among rising sophomores, juniors and seniors. These camps are designed to instill a deeper appreciation of what science is about, the idea that science can be challenging as well as fun, and the idea that science is both exciting and practical.

    Having attended a camp, students will come away with the view that today's science is an interdisciplinary and cooperative endeavor. In sponsoring these camps, Hillsdale College hopes that many students will want to pursue careers in science and choose to major in one of these fields in college.

    Cost and Session Information

    2016 dates:  June 26 – July 1, 2016

    A grant from the Donald L. Murdock Foundation will provide tuition, books, lodging, and meals. Upon registering by mail, each participant will receive a list of what to bring and other details. Students will stay on campus during the camp, and house directors will be on duty. 

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