The 2022 Girls Excel in Math Summer Camp was a 3-day camp that was held at the University of Calgary from Monday, July 11th - Wednesday, July 13th. The camp brought 99 grades 6 - 10 students who identify as girls together to engage in fun mathematical activities and build connections.
The camp aimed to encourage girls to pursue their passion for mathematics and make connections with peers who shared similar interests. Throughout the week, students engaged in mathematical sessions that explored topics such as cryptology, combinatorics, probability paradoxes, and mathematical communication. They investigated the spread of disease by modelling a zombie outbreak, learned what you can do with a math degree at a Women in Math Panel, and competed in the Amazing (Math) Race. These sessions and panels exposed students female role models, including graduate math students, mathematics faculty, and mathematicians in industry.
There was no registration fee for the camp and lunch was provided.
Dates and Time:
Monday, July 11th - Wednesday, July 13th, 2022
Time: 8:30am - 5:30pm
University of Calgary
- University of Calgary
- Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Calgary
- Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary
View the GEM Summer Camp Final Report