Learning Center

Power Math Camp

What is Power Math Camp

It’s a free opportunity offered through the Learning Center at GateWay. It’s available to any student enrolled in a math class and/or hoping to improve placement scores. More specifically, it’s a four-day review of your essential math skills.

When is Power Math Camp offered?

Power Math Camp is offered in person the week before each semester begins. This means the camp is offered in January to prepare for the spring semester, again in May to prepare for the summer sessions, and once more in August to prepare for the fall semester. You are now able to complete Power Math Camp online through an interactive course. Sign Up Now.

Why should I consider attending Power Math Camp? What can it do for me?

Power Math Camp will strengthen and refresh math concepts for your upcoming math class. As you become more confident in your math skills, it may also reduce math anxiety.

How do I sign up?

For in-person camp, call the Learning Center at (602) 286-8800 or sign up online here. For online camp, sign up here.

Is each day different?

Yes, each day of Power Math Camp presents new material, building on the previous day. However, you may attend any session and will find it helpful as a review/skill builder.

Is Power Math Camp good for any math class?

Power Math Camp is broken into different levels. Please see below for more details, and to figure out which session or sessions are right for you. Each session meets daily for the in-person camp.

Power Math Camp Basics:

Ideal for: Students entering MAT081, MAT082, MAT091, MAT092

Prerequisite: None

Topics Covered: Fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios and proportions, measurement, basic geometry, basic statistics, basic solving

Power Math Camp I:

Ideal for: Students entering MAT120, MAT121, MAT122

Prerequisite: MAT091, MAT092

Topics Covered: Solving and graphing with linear equations and systems of linear equations; operations with polynomials

Power Math Camp II:

Ideal for: Students entering MAT150, MAT151, MAT182, MAT221, MAT231, MAT241

Prerequisite: MAT120, MAT121, MAT122

Topics Covered: Solving and graphing with quadratic equations, rational equations, radical equations, exponential equations and logarithmic equations