# Programs For Students

## Current Programs

ELMACON

ELMACON is an elementary math contest organized by PIMS for children in grades 5 to 7 and is one of the premier math contests in Canada. It typically takes place in late April or early May each year and consists of two written rounds and a quick-fire...

Math Mania

Math Mania is a popular alternative math education event sponsored by PIMS' UBC and University of Victoria sites, which has run in elementary schools on Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland since 1997. The program has since expanded to our...

Indigenous Student Summer Camps

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) with its partners, offer a summer camp opportunity for Indigenous students. Emerging Indigenous Scholars Summer Camp Our main objectives are to: Increase Aboriginal student participation...