Welcome to Colorado Math Camp
2022 was a GREAT summer for Colorado Math Camp!….so let’s keep it rolling this Winter!
I’ll be offering a few Winter Math Contest Workshops (which is actually how ColoradoMathCamp started 11 years ago!). Here are the details for the 2nd one:
Date: Jan. 28th, 2023
Location: Remote, on Zoom
Teachers: Just me! (Matt Bixby)
Materials: Zoom login info will be emailed to students after they register here. Students should have pencil and paper, and be prepared to work hard and participate.
Overview: In this workshop, we’ll do Mathcounts problems and focus on strategies for increasing students’ Mathcounts scores. We’ll do a “Mini Mock Contest” with a mini Sprint Round, a mini Target Round, mini Team Round and mini Countdown Round. As always, we’ll do “competition math,” but the atmosphere is not competitive. We’ll learn cool strategies and do hard problems, but not in a stressful or competitive way.
If that sounds good, click this Registration link and pay with Venmo or PayPal.
Venmo: @Matt-Bixby-ColoradoMathCamp (the last four digits of my phone number are 6587, if it asks for that)
PayPal: click this link (you should have the option to “Pay with Debit or Credit Card”)
At Colorado Math Camp, we do math competition problems in a fun and engaging atmosphere. We just focus on the math, and on learning new strategies. In other words, we do “competition math” in a “non-competitive way.”
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From Parents & Students
Our son __ gets more enthused about math after each of these camps than before… it is, hands down, one of the best run and motivating academic camps out there. Hats off to Mr. Bixby for creating such an incredible experience- challenging yet so fun, and a great way for math to be a way to connect with new and old friends!
My twins have participated in the Rich Morrow Math challenge two years in a row and have always wondered how to solve those last 5-8 problems efficiently and accurately . This camp teachers you that and well beyond . It’s the perfect stimulation and progress for Math loving kids who want to learn beyond the school curriculum . The teachers are pleasant, patient and very fair. The team discussions and bouncing off of ideas really helps kids put their point of view across . I think these camps are going to be on our summer agenda for the next few years . Thank you Mr Bixby for your encouragement and guidance.
This was the BEST class I have attended in my life. Other classes are dull and they tend to get boring and I begin to lose my interest. But this class had something in it that always kept it interesting and made me eager to keep learning.
What I really liked about the camp was how we, the students, could go up to the board and present our solutions to the class. That way we could see what we did wrong or what we could’ve done to improve our solutions.
I loved the class, and I learned a lot of new information that I had never even heard of!
We are so lucky that we have such excellent math summer camps right here in Colorado! All too often quality camps are clustered on the East Coast or in California, which makes them almost unaffordable. It is also great that there are three different levels, allowing kids with different math contest experience to be adequately challenged and learn a lot. Although the camps are only three hours a day, the time is used wisely and very efficiently, and the kids still have the afternoon to enjoy the summer.
Colorado math camp was a new experience for my daughter and was fun and engaging all week. We will definitely sign up next year, and hopefully will be able to participate in person.
Thank you for such a great math experience — my son’s brain really “stretched” for the first time in months and he was sad to see the camp end. We’ll see you next year!”
She loved how her teacher interacted with the students and made the class challenging yet fun. She felt her input was important and listened to. She was very satisfied with the overall experience.
I loved learning the shortcuts and learning test taking strategies and team strategies. It was also super to learn what things I need to have memorized to make my performance go faster like memorizing the squares and cubes and primes. The camp got me really pumped up for this season. My teammates and I were able to set goals for our individual performance and our team goals. I think we already have an advantage for our team thanks to Mr. Bixby being so generous with his coaching knowledge.
Mr. Bixby did a great job teaching mathematics techniques and skills to my son. This camp helped him remain engaged in math over the summer. My son really enjoyed the opportunity to develop his math skills at this camp. It got him really excited about his school’s math team and the math competitions during the upcoming year..
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