Summer Program at New York City FAQ

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Here are some questions that are frequently asked. If you have additional questions, please email

Question 1: What is the typical schedule of a day?

Please refer to here for a detailed daily schedule.

Question 2: How much is the tuition for the summer camp, and are scholarships and/or sibling discounts offered?

For the precise tuition, please see: here

We offer scholarship to students who are USA(J)MO qualifiers or MathCounts national qualifiers during the current or previous academic year. For New York, we also offer special discount for Mathcounts Manhatthan Chapter top mathletes. This scholarship will be given to enrolled students onsite upon completition of the program.

We do not offer sibling discount.

Question 3: Are the meals included in the program?

we do not offer lunch and studnets will bring their own lunch.

Question 4: What do students do during lunch time (besides eating lunch)?

Students have lunch first. Afterlunch, they have some recreational activities (playing varies card games and board games). All activities are under staff supervision.

Question 5: Are calculators and other electronic devices allowed in the camp?

We do not stop students from bringing electronic devices to IDEAMATH. However, we forbid inappropriate use of these electronic devices for instance, playing online games on one's computer will constitute as an inappropriate usage. The staff will enforce these rules at their discretion. Needless to say, the usage of any electronic devices during class will be strictly forbidden by the instructors.

Nevertheless, we highly encourage students to not bring their laptops or other high-powered devices to camp, as they tend to distract the students from learning instead of aiding the students.

Question 6: Will there be transportation for day students to go to program daily?

As this is a day program, we do not provide transportation or living arrangements.