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Welcome to Sigma

"The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled" ~Plutarch

Announcements

SC 2017 Semilabs

List of SC 2017 Semilabs posted!

The descriptions of semilabs which will be offered in SC 2017 are now posted on 2017 Semilabs page. Please check them out and start thinking which of them you would like to attend (every camper gets to attend two semilabs). It is not the4 final list - we might add another semilab, or slightly change some of the descriptions, but we do not expect too many changes.

Application to SigmaCamp 2017 is now open!

Application to SigmaCamp 2017 is now open!

So if you want to spend the week of August 13-20

  • learning how lie detectors work and building your own one
  • programming an autonomous rover navigating by GPS
  • learning about fractals or traveling salesman problem
  • expressing and analyzing proteins
  • launching rockets and boomerangs
  • ... and engaging in many, many other activities under the guidance of scientists and researchers from StonyBrook University, Brookhaven National Lab, Harvard Medical School and other top scientific institutions

then fill your application form today!

Application deadline is April 18; more info is available here.

POM 2016-17 Winners

POM 2016-17 Winners

Thank you to everybody for a great PoM season! Congratulations to PoM 2016-17 winners:

Winners in category 9th grade and above are:


1. The First place is shared by  Ronia Hinich (176 points) and Sofiya Filippova (175 points) each of whom will receive a $100 Amazon gift card
3. The Third place and a $50 Amazon gift card are awarded to Daniel Friedmann (154 points)

Winners in category 8th grade and below are:


1. The First place and a $100 Amazon gift card are awarded to Sophie Kamenetsky (158 points)
2. The Second place and a $75 Amazon gift card are awarded to Daniel Salkinder (135 points)
3. The Third place and a $50 Amazon gift card are awarded to Nicholas Eastwood (117 points)

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Read more about SigmaCamp, check out what we did in 2016, view the photos...

... and join us at Sigma Camp 2017!