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Appalachian Math Camps Open June 20 and 27

BOONE – Space remains available in the eighth annual Math Camp sponsored by the Department of Mathematical Sciences and the Math and Science Education Center at Appalachian State University.

The summer enrichment experience is designed for rising 6th through 12th graders.

The camp is directed Dr. Anita Kitchens, author of the book “Defeating Math Anxiety.”

Math Camp is designed to actively engage students in mathematics. Students who love math, hate math, fear math, excel at math or need help with math are all welcome and encouraged to attend.

There will be activities, competitions, group interactions, prizes, snacks and chats about math. The participants will think, practice and learn as a team.

The camp for basic algebra will be held June 20-23, and the camp for geometry and algebra II will be held June 27-30. Both camps will meet from 6 to 9 p.m. Classes will be held on the third floor of Walker Hall on campus, located on the corner of Rivers Street and Bodenheimer Drive.

The cost of the camp is $95 per student which includes instruction for 12 hours, limited accident illness insurance, certificates, awards, trophies and snacks. The space is limited to 90 campers per camp to ensure individualized attention.

To register, visit www.conferences-camps.appstate.edu. Applications can be faxed to (828) 262-4992 or mailed to ASU Math Camp, Office of Conferences and Institutes, ASU Box 32042, Boone, NC 28608-2042.

For more information, call Kitchens at (828) 262-2368 or 264-0181.

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