Imhotep Academy is a year-round middle school enrichment program that introduces students to the world of STEM with a particular emphasis on reaching underserved and students historically underrepresented in STEM disciplines. Imhotep aims to increase students’ awareness and enthusiasm for learning STEM, build students’ confidence and identity in STEM, and inspire students to continue studying STEM throughout high school and college. Participants engage in a variety of activities including hands-on investigations, laboratory tours, field trips, leadership, college readiness, and interactions with STEM professionals.
6th – 8th Grade Students
Four Academy sessions are offered throughout the year. Fall and Spring sessions meet Saturday mornings from 8:45 am to 1:00 pm. Summer and Algebra sessions meet for one week in June and one week in July from 8:45 am to 1:00 pm.
The Science House, Centennial Campus, North Carolina State University
The registration fee is $225. Early registrants receive a $25 discount on registration fees.
For all payments, a processing fee of $6.00 applies. Registration fees are non-refundable; however, unused registration fees can be applied to future program sessions.
|Program||Registration Opens||Early Registration Ends||Dates|
|Marine Science||August 29||September 16||October 8 – November 5|
|Explore the world of marine conversation! Students will learn learn about the inter-connectedness of the ocean, our coastal barrier islands, the sounds and salt marshes, and the rivers and watersheds. They’ll create digital and physical models, and have the chance to explore careers within the fields of marine science, marine ecology, and marine biology, all while connecting to researchers and professionals in the field.|
|Ecology: Presented by the College of Natural Resources||November 21||January 13||February 4 – March 4|
|NC State’s College of Natural Resources has a wide array of STEM fields students can pursue in college. From Environmental Technology, to Paper-making, Forestry, Conservation, and more, students will explore research and careers associated with natural resources. Participants will work with researchers from the College of Natural Resources and perform laboratory experiments and field work.|