Imhotep Academy

Program Overview:

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 (Plus $5 for online payments).

The Standard Registration Fee is $225 (Plus $6.50 for online payments).

For online payments only, a processing fee of 2.85% 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

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Upcoming Sessions:


Astronomy
Program Dates October 6 – November 3, 2018
Early registration opens August 1st, 2018 @ 5:00 AM Apply Now
Late registration begins September 1st, 2018 @ 12:00 AM
Mandatory Orientation September 25th, 2018 @ 6:30 PM

Optics of The Eye
Program Dates February 2 – March 2, 2019
Early registration opens November 28th, 2018 @ 5:00 AM Apply Now
Late registration begins January 10th, 2019 @ 12:00 AM
Mandatory Orientation January 17th, 2019 @ 6:30 PM

STEAM Powered: Makers Camp
Program Dates June 17th – 21st, 2019
Early registration opens February 27th, 2019 @ 5:00 AM Apply Now
Late registration begins April 8th, 2019 @ 12:00 AM
Mandatory Orientation May 10th, 2019 @ 6:30 PM

Robotics
Program Dates July 8th – 12th, 2019
Early registration opens February 27th, 2019 @ 5:00 AM Apply Now
Late registration begins April 8th, 2019 @ 12:00 AM
Mandatory Orientation May 17th, 2019 @ 6:30 PM