Camping is a popular family activity in the United States and around the world. From camping prep to set up and favorite activities in the water or around the fire, recollections of family camping trips are etched in the memories of many students and grown up alike. Revisit some of these favorites or get ideas for new memories with the myriad problems in this collection. Math by the Month features collections of short activities focused on a monthly theme. These articles aim for an inquiry or problem-solving orientation that includes four activities each for grade bands K–2, 3–4, and 5–6.
Teodora Cox, firstname.lastname@example.org, is an associate professor of mathematics education at the State University of New York at Fredonia.
Samantha Nickerson, email@example.com, is a preservice middle school mathematics teacher at the State University of New York at Fredonia.
Edited by Lisa Brooks, Lisa.Brooks@ucf.edu, a lecturer in the College of Education and Human Performance at the University of Central Florida in Orlando
Samantha Neff, Samantha_neff@scps.k12.fl.us, a K–grade 5 math coach at Highlands Elementary School in Winter Springs, Florida. Email problem collections for the editors to consider as future Math by the Month columns. See submission guidelines at http://www.nctm.org/WriteForTCM. Email creative solutions and adapted problems to firstname.lastname@example.org for potential publication, noting Readers Exchange in the subject line.