Parents/Guardians

Welcome to the webpage for parents/guardians whose children have been selected to participate in the StFX-CMS Math Camps. Please click HERE for this years checklist so that you have all the necessary forms filled out and submitted by the required deadline. The organizers are committed to providing your children with an excellent math camp experience. We also want your children to have fun at the Camp. We need your help in hosting a successful camp, and request that you kindly review the material below and take all required actions. You will need to submit the following three documents by Monday April 3, 2017: 1. Informed consent, risk acknowledgement, and indemnity agreement (submit by regular mail). 2. Personal information form (submit online. 3. Travel arrangements form (submit online).
 
  • The activities of the camp (e.g., listening to presentations by professors, participation in math trivia, math relays, problem solving) are very low risk activities. However, it is required by The Governors of St. Francis Xavier University that an INFORMED CONSENT, RISK ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT be signed by parents/guardians whose children plan to participate in the Camp. Please click here to view the agreement. We request that you print and complete the form if you agree to the terms of the agreement. The completed form must be mailed or faxed or e-mailed to the address or fax number or e-mail address shown on page 2 of the agreement form.
  • It is important that the camp organizers have some basic information about your child to better manage any situations that may arise. It is requested that you supply information (e.g., contact information for parents/guardians, allergies). Click here to review the complete list of information that is required so you have all the necessary information needed to complete the form. In the next paragraph, you will be presented with an online version of the form for completion.
  • It is important to complete and submit the form supplying information about your child in one sitting as you will not be able to save the form and return to it later. Ensure you have the required information as described in preceding paragraph before proceeding. Now click here to fill out and submit the online form.
  • To prepare for the Camp, please make note of the following: bedding, towels and toiletries are all included with the dorm room; note pads, clipboards, pens will be provided; students should bring scientific calculators.
  • We ask that your child arrive between 8:45 am and 9:15 am on Friday May 19, 2017 at Bishops Hall at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish. The address is 5101 Bishops Place (please use the entrance facing University Avenue) and a map of the StFX campus can be viewed by clicking here. If your child is arriving via arranged transportation (e.g. bus, shuttle), he/she can be picked up at the drop off location and brought to Bishop's Hall.
  • It is essential that the organizers have information on the travel arrangements to and from the Camp. Please review the form by clicking here. Once you have all the information, please complete and submit the online version of the form by clicking  here.
  • We ask that your child depart from Bishops Hall at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish between 11:30 am and 12:30 pm on Sunday May 21, 2017. The address is 5101 Bishops Place and a map of the StFX campus can be viewed by clicking here. If your child is departing via arranged transportation (e.g. bus, shuttle), he/she can be dropped off at the departure location.
  • For parents/guardians who wish to stay in Antigonish while their child is at the Camp, information on accommodations in Antigonish and area can be viewed here.
The Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science at St. Francis Xavier University wishes to thank you for supporting your child to participate in the StFX-CMS Math camps.