Imhotep Academy

Program Overview:

Students from the 2019 Imhotep Academy Optics Session

Imhotep 2019 Optics Session

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.

Grade(s):

6th – 8th Grade Students

Program Format:

Four Academy sessions are offered throughout the year. Fall and Spring sessions meet Saturday mornings from 8:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Summer and Algebra sessions meet for one week in June and one week in July from 7:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Location:

The Science House, North Carolina State University

Fee:

The Early Registration Fee is $175.

The Standard Registration Fee is $225.

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.

Contact:

Pamela O. Gilchrist, Ph.D., Program Director

Alonzo B. Alexander, Graduate Research Assistant

Upcoming Sessions:


Planarians and the Science of Addiction


Program Dates October 12 – November 9, 2019
Early Registration Opens August 1, 2019 @ 5:00 AM  APPLY NOW
Early Registration Deadline September 11, 2019 @ 12:00 AM
Registration Closes September 30, 2019 @ 12:00 AM
Mandatory Orientation September 18, 2019 @ 6:30 PM


Engineering Wakanda


Program Dates February 1 –  29, 2020
Early Registration Opens November 27, 2019 @ 5:00 AM
Early Registration Deadline January 9, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
Registration Closes January 22, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
Mandatory Orientation January 22, 2020 @ 6:30 PM


Forensic Mysteries


Program Dates June 15 –  19, 2020
Early Registration Opens February 24, 2020 @ 5:00 AM
Early Registration Deadline May 8, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
Registration Closes June 8, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
Mandatory Orientation May 13, 2020 @ 6:30 PM


Future City Challenge & Algebra


Program Dates July 6 –  10, 2020
Early Registration Opens February 24, 2020 @ 5:00 AM
Early Registration Deadline May 8, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
Registration Closes June 15, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
Mandatory Orientation June 10, 2020 @ 6:30 PM