Math Olympiad and Problem Solving Training Programs
Welcome to Avid Academy for Gifted Youth. We provide after-school enrichment programs in math, english, physics, chemistry, biology, and computer science, mentor middle and high school science research projects, and offer college counseling to aspiring students in pursuing the college of their dreams. Please explore this website to learn more about our programs and our approach to gifted education.
2014 Winter Bootcamps Now Available for Registration
Avid Academy will offer three winter bootcamps between Christmas and New Year to help motivated students practice for olympiad level competition in biology, math, and physics.
- Date and Time: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
- Location: 4199 Campus Drive, Suite 260, Irvine, CA 92612
2014 Winter Biology Olympiad Bootcamp
This five day crash course is one of the most effective ways to ensure success on the Biology Olympiad Exam. In five days, we will take and thoroughly reflect upon five past Biology Olympiad tests. In addition, our daily focus will be topics that are frequently missed on the exam and topics that require detailed understanding of the content.
Interested students should register at 2014 Winter Biology Olympiad Bootcamp. Spaces are limited. Early registration is strongly recommended.
2014 Winter Math Olympiad Bootcamp
The Math Olympiad Bootcamp offers three tracks with the following requirements:
MATHCOUNTS - The goal is to prepare for the State Competition. Students should either be a member of their school team or an individual who will participate in the upcoming chapter competitions.
AMC10/12 - Students must have earned at least a 90 on the AMC 10 and/or a 75 on the AMC 12 for the 2014 AMC 10/12 competitions. A qualifying exam is required for those who han't have an AMC score.
AIME - Students should have qualified for the AIME in 2014. The goal is for students to advance to the USAJMO/USAMO.
Interested students should register at 2014 Winter Math Olympiad Bootcamp. Spaces are limited. Early registration is strongly recommended.
2014 Winter Physics Olympiad Bootcamp
The Physics Olympiad Bootcamp offers two tracks with the following requirements:
- Preliminary Exam - The goal is to intensively prepare for the 2015 Physics Olympiad Preliminary Exam and advance to the semifinal round.
- Semifinal Exam - The goal is to prepare for the semifinal exam and study the new topics in Thermodynamics, Sound, and Nuclear Physics tested in the Semifinal Round.
Interested students should register at 2014 Winter Physics Olympiad Bootcamp. Spaces are limited. Early registration is strongly recommended.
Winter 2015 Classes Now Available for Registration
The Winter 2015 program starts on Monday, December 1st. For classes that still have spaces available, we offer prorated rolling registration. To register, click here.
Why Avid Academy for Gifted Youth?
In 2006, Avid Academy for Gifted Youth was the first academy to offer advanced math problem solving to gifted students in Orange County. With its roots in the Irvine math community and locations in proximity to University of California, Irvine and Concordia University, Avid Academy for Gifted Youth combines California Standardized Mathematics Curriculum with math competitions and problem solving to help gifted students to discover their passion, develop their skills, and reach the college of their dreams. To learn more about our philosophy, history, how we differ from other programs, and our unique approach to gifted education, click here.