Beyond the Classroom Monthly

This is a series of monthly workshops that invite students in grades 7 to 12 to explore math in a nontraditional environment. They are part of our summer program, however, there’s no commitment to attend the summer camp when coming to the workshops or viceversa. Students are welcome to join BTCM for any sessions they can and want. It is not mandatory to come to all, as sessions are independent.

We welcome all students, whether they already have an interest in math or not, and even if they don’t like math (so far). BTCM are a great way to get to know a different side of math and feel comfortable doing math. Our workshops often link math with other topics of interest like art.

BTCM is for those students who are interested in attending the summer camp and want to start preparing for it, but also for those who can’t or are unsure about attending the summer camp but want to give it a try.

The workshops will generally be held on the third Saturday of every month (although there are a few exceptions).

During the Fall 2020, the workshops will run virtually. If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact us at Requests made two weeks before the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

September Workshop Flyer

This is a free event.


September 19 – Mondrian Art

October 10 – Pipes and Pentagrams



February 2020 – 3D Models

January 2020 – Games on Surfaces

November 2019 – Origami

October 2019 – Latin and Magic Squares

September 2019 – Anamorphic Art




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