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2018 Summer Camps @ Absolute Academy

Open House and free mock exam sessions AIME, MATHCOUNTS, & USACO 
March 3 – 4, 2018 
2854 Hunter Mill Rd, Oakton, VA 

At Absolute Academy, we offer academic summer camps to foster students’ mathematical and computational thinking skills through advanced and intensive MATH & COMPUTER SCIENCE courses. To help students achieve their best performance in national and international competitions throughout the academic year, our curriculum is designed towards prestigious Math and Computer Science competitions such as MathCounts, AMC 8/10/12, USA(J)MO, and USACO Bronze/Silver/Gold/Platinum.

  • Our camp offerings are suitable for students entering 5-12 grades.

  • 3 week-long (15 academic days) full-day camps (currently, no residential options).

  • A unique aspect of our camps is the combined Math & Computer Science offerings at the introductory and intermediate stages.

  • Advanced level options include focused full-day Math or Computer Science camps.

  • All classes are taught by highly qualified instructors in a small group setting.


Absolute Academy brings Silicon Valley’s highly successful A* (pronounced A-Star) Program to Northern Virginia. A* Program has been one of the most successful curricula nationwide in training students towards Math and Computer Science competitions. The long list of achievements of the A* Program dates back to the creation of the A* Program in 2008. A few recent highlights are:

  • Out of the ~50 Mathematical Olympiad Summer Program (MOSP)  participants in the US,  12 of them were A* Program students in 2016.

  • Of the 6 member USA team at the 2016 International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), two were A* Program students and both were gold medalists,

  • Out of the 26 USACO Finalists in 2016, 14 were A* Program students,

  • Of the 6 member USA team at the 2016 International Olympiad  in Informatics (IOI), two were A* Program students who won a gold and a silver medal.

In our camps, these courses are taught by highly experienced instructors who themselves have participation/coaching experience at the national and international Math and Computer Science competitions.

2018 Summer Camps

Dates: July 9-27 (Mon-Fri, 15 academic days)

Daily hours: 9am – 5pm (early drop-off and late pickup is available)

Location: Pinnacle Academy, 2854 Hunter Mill Rd, Oakton, VA

  • Mathematics + Computer Science camp offerings include half-day Math courses and half-day Computer Science courses throughout the camp.

  • Advanced Math and advanced CS camps are focused full-day Math and CS camps, respectively.

  • Full details regarding courses can be found at

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Registration and Pricing

We are now accepting registrations at

Special Discounts!

We offer special discounts for our first year!

  • Sibling discount: $200 per child after the first one.

  • Referral discount: $200 per referral (unlimited)

Who are the Absolute Academy Courses for?

Our courses are designed for students of a wide range of abilities from grades 4 through 12. Students are expected to have a good understanding of the Math courses offered at their grade-level, but the single most important factor is their desire and motivation to go beyond the regular school curriculum and explore new topics, attack challenging problems. Our curriculum is flexible for fast paced students as it provides an accelerated track in basic courses.

Why Study for MathCounts, AMC, and USACO Competitions?

While the ultimate goal in studying for the Math and Computer Science competitions would be success at the international IMO and IOI competitions, the process has enormous benefits to students in various portions of their lives. Some of these can be summarized as follows:

  • Problem solving skills: Helps students develop and improve problem solving skills substantially as a lifelong skill.

  • AP Courses: A* Math and CS courses have substantial overlap with AP courses. A successful A* student can accomplish AP Math and CS courses easily without much extra effort.

  • College Applications: Top colleges such as MIT, Harvard, Stanford, UC Berkeley are after students with distinguishing skill sets, because almost all their applicants have already outstanding scores in regular application items. Participating at the AIME competition (and above) or having attained a USACO Gold division (or above) status are highly credible criteria for a student to distinguish himself/herself during college applications.

  • STEM Career: Our program provides a strong foundation for college courses. In addition, one can observe the similarities between software engineering algorithmic interview questions of hi-tech companies and problem sets of our courses.

Last update: 02/19/2018