The Bard Math Circle Summer C.A.M.P.

Entering its 4th summer in 2017, the Creative and Analytical Math Program (C.A.M.P.) is a non-residential academic math program for students currently in grades 58 (that is, rising 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th graders).  

A mathematical enrichment opportunity for middle school students who want to explore challenging math in a relaxed setting. Engaging classes and activities  are led by experienced educators and undergraduate math majors, and emphasize hands-on math, teamwork, outside-the-box thinking and creative problem solving.

Dates: August 28–September 1, 2017.
Time: 9:00am3:30pm each day.
Location: Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 
Cost: $250, includes lunch each day. (Need-based financial aid is available to invited students.)
Deadline: Applications received by April 30, 2017 will receive full consideration. After that, admissions will be on a rolling basis.

To apply to CAMP, click HERE.
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Past Information from our 2016 program is below:

Visit our 2016 staff page!

Now entering its 3rd summer, the Creative and Analytical Math Program is a non-residential academic math program for students in grades 5-8.

Important Dates

April 30, 2016: Applications received by this date will receive full consideration.
May 1, 2016: Applications will now be accepted on a rolling basis.
August 22-26, 2016: C.A.M.P. at Bard College!

Application Process

Start your application by clicking on the link above and completing the application form.

Once we receive your application, we will contact your current math teacher (or another adult who is familiar with your level of mathematical development) for reference information. 

Invited Students

Invited students can confirm their intention to attend by completing payment ($225, includes lunch. Need-based financial aid is available.) We also require a liability waiver and photo release, a recent photo, and an immunization sheet (or exemption letter).

Waiting List

Once the program fills up, we will form a waiting list.

Any questions about the application process? Contact the Bard Math Circle at

The Bard Math Circle gratefully acknowledges support from the Dolciani Mathematics Enrichment Grant Program, administered by the Mathematical Association of America, and the Bard College Math Program.