Mail: IDEA MATH, P.O. Box 338
Exeter, NH 03833-0338
Mobile Phone: (603)686-1706
Location: Carnegie Mellon University
Date: July 3 - July 19, 2013
Residential students will arrive on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 and departure on Friday, July 19, 2013 by 12 Noon.
Class dates: July 4-8 (5 days in this period), July 10 - 13, July 15 - 18 (13 days of academic activities).
Who*: Students entering grades 6 to 12 (13 years of age by the first date residing in the dormitory) in school year 2013 - 2014.
Why? We apply seminar-style teaching in our classes. we believe students learn best by discovering, rather than simply memorizing, essential theorems and techniques. Our process puts students at the center of the classes, as students work together to develop their ideas. Our instructors lead this processes by teaching vital ideas and giving meaningful examples, then guiding students through the problem-solving process.
Math courses: 2012 Curriculum
|7:30 A.M. - 8:45 A.M.||Breakfast|
|8:30 A.M. - 9:00 A.M.||Day students arrive|
|9:00 A.M. - 12:15 P.M.||Morning Math class|
|12:15 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.||Lunch and free time|
|2:00 P.M. - 5:15 P.M.||Afternoon Math class|
|5:15 P.M. - 7:15 P.M.||Dinner and supervised activities|
|5:15 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.||Day students depart|
|7:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.||Computer Science Class|
|9:30 P.M.- 10:30 P.M.||Social gathering|
|10:45 P.M.||Lights out|
Day students who wish to attend evening computer science classes at the Carnegie Mellon program may do so for an additional fee, the cost will be $400 (including dinner and mini courses)
Application back to top
An application will consist of the following:
- Online register
- *Student Short Essay - Write a page on a topic or an activity that you are passionate about.
- *A Letter of Recommendation from a Math teacher
- A check/money order for the application fee ($30)
* Only new students need recommendation letter and essay.
|Application Due||Tuition Due||Residential Tuition||Day Student Tuition|
|Early Application||March 15, 2013||April 21, 2013||$2985||$1785|
|Regular Application||May 15, 2013||May 30, 2013||$3350||$1985|
We offer a discounts of $200 for residential or $100 for day students who are 2012 or 2013 USA(J)MO qualifiers
or 2013 MathCounts National contestants and have completed their application by May 15, 2013.
( Please note the discounts can not be combined)
Admitted students can adjust their tuition payment accordingly and submit the adjusted tuition payment with a copy of the document supporting the adjustment.
Please make all checks payable to IDEA MATH.
All application materials and tution should be submitted to:
P.O. Box 338
Exeter, NH 03833-0338
Please contact us (email to firstname.lastname@example.org) (603)686-1706, if you have any questions regarding the application process.
Refund policy back to top
The $30 Application fee is non-refundable. A cancellation request must be made in writing. For a cancellation request made before May 18, a full refund (except for an administrative charge of $100) will be issued. For a cancellation made after May 18 and before June 5, 50% of paid tuition will be issued. For a cancellation made after June 5, no refund will be issued unless the student cannot come to our summer program due to medical reasons and has appropriate documentation from a physician - in this case, the full refund is issued less an administration fee of $100. A request made during the camp will be considered similarly to a request made after June 5.