The Basics




Who should apply?

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

July 24 - August 6, 2022

Free! Housing, meals, and up to $500 of airfare are all covered.

Any female or non-binary identifying individual entering 9th-12th grade in Fall 2022, who is at least 14 on July 24, 2022 and is interested in learning olympiad math. You must also be a U.S. citizen/resident or go to school in the U.S.

In 2023, we are opening applications to Canadian citizens and residents as well.

Academic Schedule


Problem Solving Sessions



Each day, students take two two-hour long classes. Each class is centered around a major area of olympiad mathematics. Students will be divided into classes based on experience.

Students spend afternoons after class solving olympiad-style problems with instructors/TAs and other students. Students may work on problems from classes or the weekly problem set.

On some evenings, there will be an optional seminar by a staff or guest speaker on higher math/research topics.

There will be 1-2 practice USA(J)MO style tests, proctored and graded by staff.

Social Activities

Students are encouraged to hang out with other students and staff. Examples of activities our students enjoy include playing board games together, playing sports outdoors, exploring Pittsburgh, and solving math problems together.

There will be one formal group outing.