Bard Math Circle

The Bard Math Circle promotes enjoyment of mathematics for elementary, middle, and high school students in the Mid-Hudson Valley.

We run math enrichment programs in the community, a Girls Math Club, host math contests, teach youngsters how to solve the Rubik’s Cube, and feature a late-summer math CAMP.

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We feature the American Math Competitions contests (AMC 8, AMC 10, and AMC 12), the Purple Comet contest, and Girls’ Adventures in Mathematics (GAIM).

Bard Math Circle 2019–2020 Contest Schedule:

  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019 – AMC 8
  • Wednesday, February 5, 2020 – AMC 10/12B
  • April date tba, 2020 – Purple Comet! contest
  • Saturday, April 25, 2020 – GAIM

Our focus is on encouraging a culture of creative mathematical problem-solving. This popular program attracts students come from all over the Mid-Hudson Valley.

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Entering its 7th summer in 2020, the Creative and Analytical Math Program (CAMP) is a non-residential academic math program for students moving up to grades 6–9 in the fall.

The 2020 CAMP dates have not yet been set. Please join our email list so that we can contact you with updates.

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

Click here for a little more information about CAMP and to view our history blogs.














Community Programs

Come hang out with Bard undergraduates and other math enthusiasts to play games, solve puzzles, and work on some enriching problem solving based on an exciting mathematical theme!

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Bard Girls Math Club

The Girls Math Club is a mathematical enrichment opportunity at Bard College for Middle School girls who want to explore Math in a relaxed setting using out-of-the-box thinking and meet other girls who love Math.

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