About the Mathletes Program
The FGCU Mathletes summer camp is a program for bright and talented middle school students interested in investigating concepts in mathematics that are not usually introduced at the middle school level. The program focuses on improving problem solving abilities, strengthening communication skills and developing collaboration and leadership skills. The setup of the program will provide an intellectually stimulating and supportive environment for middle school students to enhance their mathematical interests through early experience and exposure to STEM related careers. Participants will meet professionals in the field of mathematics, computer science, chemistry and engineering.
Summer 2018 Information
Camp Dates: July 30 -August 3. (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
2018 Registration is closed.
Mathletes Summer Camp provides limited number of need based scholarship that offers financial assistance to bright and talented middle school students interested in investigating concepts in mathematics. The scholarship may only be applied towards the camp fee for the 2018 Summer. It cannot be used towards any other expense. There is no cash award and the scholarship cannot be converted into currency.
Selection criteria will include the following areas: demonstrated financial need, personal essay, academic performance, and letters of recommendation. The selection committee has the right to consider other factors during the selection process.
Scholarships were made possible by the generous support of Dolciani Mathematics Enrichment Grants (DMEG).
Application Deadline for 2018
We accept applications until May 14th, 2018. However, our program may be filled before the application deadline as we do admissions on a rolling basis. We highly encourage you to fill out online application and send in all your application materials early, as enrollment is limited to 30 openings.
Summer 2019 Information
If you interested in 2019 Matheltes summer camp please enter your email so we can notify you when the 2019 registration opens.
2018 Summer Camp Guest Speakers
Dr. Erik Insko grew up on a horse farm outside of Rockford, Illinois, where he developed a love for the outdoors, sports, and animals. As an undergraduate, he studied math and English, and was a varsity letter winner in soccer at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Loras College.
He received his Ph.D. in mathematics at the University of Iowa under the guidance of Dr. Julianna Tymoczko.
Since joining the mathematics faculty at FGCU in 2012, he has won several awards for outstanding research and mentorship of students. He and his students enjoy studying problems, puzzles, and processes relating to computer and social networks.
His hobbies include coaching and playing soccer, playing guitar, biking, and kayak fishing.