2017 Momentum Learning

Summer Contest Math Camps

Contest Math Camps

Summer Camp registrations are now open. We are excited to announce that we will offer classes to help students in AMC8, AMC 10, AMC 12, AIME, MATHCOUNTS and USA(J)MO.

Level     Content                                                                                       Who should take it?
                                                                                                                  Suggested criteria (All enrollments require instructor approval)

   1          Selected topics on AMC8 and MATHCOUNTS/AMC10                75+ on AMC10 or Instructor Approval
   2         Selected topics on MATHCOUNTS National and AMC10             100+ on AMC 10 or Instructor Approval
   3         Selected topics on AMC12 and AIME                                           5+ on AIME or Instructor Approval
   4         Selected Olympiad topics on AIME and USA(J)MO                      9+ on AIME or Instructor Approval

Note: We do not prorate for any contest math classes (level 1-4).

We offer 3 two-week sessions for Pre-MATHCOUNTS. These camps are for students who are relatively new to competition math.

Different content will be covered in each session.

Pre-Mathcounts Session 1 (Unal)
6/19 - 6/30 Two Weeks Half Day
9am - 12pm: Pre-Algebra/Geometry ($550)

Pre-Mathcounts Session 2 (Unal)
7/3 - 7/14 Two Weeks Half Day
9am - 12pm: Counting-Number Theory/Algebra ($550)

Pre-Mathcounts Session 3 (Unal)
7/31 - 8/11 Two Weeks All Day
9am - 4pm Various topics will be covered ($1,000)

Dates: 6/5 - 6/16 M-F (2 weeks)

Level1/2: $1,200 two weeks

LEVEL 1 FULL (Waiting List)

Level        AM (9am - 12pm)                                           PM (1pm - 4pm)
  1        Algebra/Geometry (Mrs. Nal)                               Combinatorics/Number Theory (Dr. Reiter)
  2       Combinatorics/Number Theory (Dr. Reiter)          Algebra/Geometry (Mrs. Nal)

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Isil Nal

Mrs. Nal is a nationally well known mathematics teacher focused on contest math. As a math coach, Mrs. Nal taught State and National MATHCOUNTS participants, USA(J)MO qualifiers, MOSP attendees, USAJMO winners/honorable mentions.  She was the coach of the TX MATHCOUNTS Team that placed 1st at Nationals in two consecutive years, 2017 and 2016, 3rd in 2011 and 7th in 2015. In 2017, 3 of her students made MATHCOUNTS Nationals Count Down (top 12 students in the country among over 200,000 participants) including the MATHCOUNTS NATIONALS champion and the runner-up. In 2016, all her 4 students made top 12 in the country.

She is currently coaching the Quail Valley GT Academy team who won 2015-2017 Texas State MATHCOUNTS. She is a two time recipient of the MAA's Edyth May Sliffe Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Raytheon MathMovesU Heroes Award.

Harold Reiter

Dr. Reiter is Professor of Mathematics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. For more than 30 years, he has contributed problems to math competitions including the American Math Competitions and MATHCOUNTS.

He has served as chair of the AMC committee and as a MATHCOUNTS judge. In the last 12 years, he has taught at math camps for high school and middle school students in the United States; Bangalore, India; Bali, Indonesia; and Chengdu, China.

Dates: 7/17 - 7/28 M-F (2 weeks)

Level 1/2: $1,200 two weeks, Level 3: $1,300 two weeks

                 AM (9am - 12pm)                                           PM (1pm - 4pm)
Level 1      Algebra/Combinatorics (TBD)                         Geometry (Unal)
Level 2     Geometry (Nal)                                                Algebra/Combinatorics (TBD)
Level 3     Combinatorics/Number Theory (Dr. Nal)          Algebra/Geometry (Mrs. Nal)               

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Dates: 8/7 - 8/18 M-F (2 weeks)

Level 1/2: $1,200 two weeks

                 AM (9am - 12pm)                                               PM (1pm - 4pm)
Level 1     Algebra/Combinatorics (Mrs. Nal)                       Geometry (Kanbir)
Level 2    Geometry (Kanbir)                                               Algebra/Combinatorics (Mrs. Nal)

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Sinan Kanbir

Dr. Kanbir is currently working as the Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He has been working with gifted students over a decade and inspirationally identified and coached middle school students who later participated in the national level math olympiads and International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO).

Dr. Kanbir currently serves an active board member of the MATHCON organization which is newly known a national mathematics competition. His main teaching interests are algebra and geometry at the AMC 8, 10, 12 AIME, and USAMO level contests.

Dr. Kanbir taught at Math Path in 2015 and 2016.

Dates: 8/14 - 8/18 M-F (1 week)

Level 4: $700 one week

                 AM (9am - 12pm)                                  PM (1pm - 4pm)
Level 4     Geometry/Combinatorics (Dr. Nal)          Number Theory/Algebra (Dr. Namli)

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Dr. Nal

Dr. Nal has a deep passion for teaching math and its applications. He has special interest in utilizing games and experiments to explain fundamental ideas and concepts in math, economics and finance.

He's also been helping high school students prepare for math Olympiads over the years. Some of his students went on to become MOSP attendees, JMO winners, and JMO honorable mentions in recent years. He was a mathematics major as an undergraduate in Turkey.

Dr. Nal also creates his own videos with solutions to USAMO and other math problems in his YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/osmannal). The Channel is growing every day with over a hundred videos that can be used as a resource for those starting their journey to Olympiad problem solving.

Dr. Sean Namli

Dr. Namli taught advanced math, including Calculus I, II and Advanced Problem Solving, at Louisiana State University for six years as he worked towards obtaining his Ph.D. As a high-school student, Dr. Namli won the bronze medal at the International Mathematics Olympiad, a world-wide Mathematics Competition with over 100 countries participating. He has a passion for Math and works to inspire all of the students he teaches.

Lunch is not included. Students can bring their own lunch or our staff can walk them to the nearby eateries (Pei Wei, Panera Bread, or Piada Italian Street Food)  to buy lunch.

Hotel recommendation for out-of-town students/parents

Hilton Garden Inn Sugar Land

722 Bonaventure Way, Sugar Land, Texas, 77479
(281) 491-7777


Hyatt Place Sugar Land

16730 Creekbend Dr, Sugar Land, TX 77478
(281) 491-0300