Acceptance Agreements for the 2017 NM PREP Academy programs have been mailed. Deadline for submission of Acceptance Agreement for NM PREP High School is May 5. Deadline for submission of Acceptance Agreement for NM PREP Middle School Academy is May 8. Individuals on the Wait List for both Academy programs must complete the Acceptance Agreement in order to remain on the Wait List. Notifications for Wait List will occur as openings within the program arise and will occur through the first day of the NM PREP Academy programs.
NM PREP Middle and High School Academy
NM PREP Middle School Academy and NM PREP High School Academy are intensive two-week residential summer STEM programs held on the campus of New Mexico State University. The Academies have been designed to spark student interest in STEM, specifically in engineering, while engaging students in leadership, team-building, and hands-on activities that simulate real-world engineering experiences. Participating students gain insight into life on a university campus, gain self-confidence and self-identify in studying and working on STEM projects, and have the opportunity to interact with other students from across the state, as well as current NMSU undergraduate students and engineering faculty.
NM PREP Middle School Academy
NM PREP Middle School Academy is a two-week summer program that provides students with real world experiences in engineering innovation through inquiry and hands-on learning and provides a university campus experience at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, NM. Selected students will be immersed in engineering activities, live in the campus dorms, attend a variety of social and leadership activities, and participate in a local field trip. The program is designed for students in Grades 6-8. Space is limited and participants will be selected based on a review of submitted applications.
2017 Program Dates
June 4-15, 2017
PREP Middle School Academy Application: Deadline has been extended to March 29, 2017 by 5:00 p.m.
NM PREP High School Academy
NM PREP High School Academy is a two-week summer program that allows students to dig deeper into the fields of engineering through exposure to the engineering design process, applied use of engineering software, advanced manufacturing using 3D printers, and the ability to implement their engineering skills with real world projects. Students will live in the campus dorms, participate in a variety of social and leadership activities, and participate in field trips within the local area. The program is designed for student in Grades 9-12. Space is limited and participants will be selected based on a review of submitted applications.
2017 Program Dates
June 18-30, 2017
PREP High School Academy Application: Deadline has been extended to March 29, 2017 by 5:00 p.m.
Summer Food Service Program
Engineering New Mexico Resource Network