How to Apply for the Areteem Summer Camps
Early Discount Application Deadline: February 28, 2017
Regular Application Deadline: April 23, 2017
Late Application Deadline (By camp location):
- Cal State Fullerton Site: May 18, 2017
- San Jose, CA Site: June 10, 2017
- Georgetown University Site: June 23, 2017
Follow These Five Steps:
1) Pay the Camp Tuition- Fill out the application form and make full payment to Areteem's Classes.areteem.org. If the applicant is not admitted into the program, the tuition will be refunded. The $50 application fee is non-refundable.
2) Camp Application- You will be prompted to create a free account on Classes.areteem.org site for the Summer Camp you have chosen either at Cal State Fullerton or Georgetown. Here is where to submit and upload all of the following camp application documents under the "Summer Camps" folder on the front page. Choose either the Note that the Recommendation Letter and Assessment Test can be waived for students who automatically qualify (please see below for details).
Note that all Camp Documents must be submitted to your students' Classes.areteem.org account, DO NOT email or mail directly to us!
a) Write and submit a Personal Essay (Maximum 500 words, typed or neatly handwritten). Here are some suggested topics:
- A 360 degree introduction of me.
- Select a topic in math, science, humanities or an extracurricular activity that particularly interests you. What specifically intrigues you? Be as specific as you can.
- My parents and me.
- Amazing things in my life that have happened since last summer!
b) Write and submit a Parent Statement. The parent's statement is an effective way to help us understand why you want to send your child to our programs, so your child will benefit at an individualized level. In this statement, please answer the following questions:
- Describe your child's academic interests, strengths and weaknesses
- Describe your child's personal strengths and weaknesses
- How do you think your child will respond to this intense academic program?
- Is there anything else you would like us to know about your child?
3) Qualify for the programs (see below). The STEM-Antics program does not have specific qualifications while the Math Zoom program is intensive for students in advanced mathematics and after-school math competitions, and it has special consideration.
- ZIML Winners: Any student who has won a Gold, Silver or Bronze prize in one of the ZIML Monthly Contests from October 2016 to June 2017!
- Qualified for AIME
- Scored top 5% or better in AMC 8
- Entered the MathCounts State level competition as individual or as part of a team
- Top performers in ARML
- If you have participated and performed well in other Math contests that you believe are comparable to those mentioned above, please provide detailed information for assessment
Full Scholarship awarded to:
- Top Five 2017 MathCounts National Winners
- Top Boy and Top Girl in the 2017 ARML Individual competition
- Completed Assessment Test Based on Student Level
- Recommendation Letter from a Math Teacher, Coach or Mentor.