About us

Connecting Math to Our Lives and Communities (CMTOLC) runs in Mi’kmaw and African Nova Scotian communities in Eastern Nova Scotia. It is a program designed to encourage youth to investigate the value of math in their lives.

What we do

In summer 2023 CMTOLC will hold weekly in-community camp days that will encourage youth to get outside and explore math. The program will run from July 1st to mid-August.

Some of our summer activities may include but not limited to the following:

  • Building your own garden
  • Tie Dye
  • Scavenger hunt
  • Making a Maze
  • Learning how to tie knots
  • Games such as Waltes, Shisima, and Mancala
  • Stargazing

What Communities do we run in?

CMTOLC will be in community once a week starting July 3rd until August 11th.

  • Paq’tnkek First Nation
  • We’koqma’q First Nation
  • Pictou Landing First Nation
  • Antigonish – in partnership with the Black Educators Association.

Registration link

Follow the link to sign up and we will contact you with dates we are going to be in a community near you!

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Contact Information


Supported by the John Jerome
Paul Chair in Research for Equity
in Mathematics Education