Youth Enrichment Programs

The Indiana Academy provides numerous youth enrichment programs for K-12 students throughout the school year and over the summer on our campus.

Our qualified instructors also travel to schools around the state for weekday or Saturday programs. If you are a teacher or school interested in hosting a youth enrichment program at your school, please contract the Office of Outreach Program by email at or by phone at 1-800-316-3163 ext. 5. Prices vary depending on program and location. Numerous program topics are available in a wide range of subject areas.

Registration is now open for our Fall 2019 Youth Enrichment Programs at the Indiana Academy!

These programs are for students in 6th-9th grades. Our outstanding faculty provide students with fun and interactive experiences while exploring a special theme or topic that spans multiple subject areas. These youth enrichment programs are free, but you must register to attend them.

Register at least one week prior to the program to receive a free Indiana Academy canvas bag! Registration closes two days prior to the program.

WHO CAN ATTEND?Any student in grades 6th-9th.
WHEN ARE THEY?Three different programs will be available: Saturday, Sept. 14, Thursday, Oct. 10, and Saturday, Nov. 16.
WHERE ARE THEY?Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities located on the campus of Ball State University.
QUESTIONS?For more information, please email or call 1-800-316-3163 ext. 5.

We Are Stars

Saturday, September 14, 2019 · 8:30 a.m.–Noon · Grades 6-9 · FREE!

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Explore what we are made of and how we came about while connecting life on Earth to the evolution of the universe. Join us for a morning of chemistry, creative writing, and a trip to Ball State’s Charles W. Brown Planetarium!

Academy Faculty: Chris Norton, Evan Ward

Youth Programs

A Day of Languages

Thursday, October 10, 2019 · 8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. · Grades 6-9 · FREE!

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From “Hola” to “Bon Voyage,” this program shows how languages really do take us further, even across the globe. Using language as our guide, we will explore the world while weaving fun cultural activities into our adventures. We will also view art from around the world on a tour to the David Owsley Museum of Art on the campus of Ball State University. We plan to inspire a lifelong love of language learning!

Please note: Lunch is not provided. Participants must bring a sack lunch.

Academy Faculty: Josh Ruark, Clara Chi, Heather Rogers, Evan Ward, Hatley Clifford

Youth Programs

To Space and Back

Saturday, November 16, 2019 · 8:30 a.m.–Noon · Grades 6-9 · FREE!

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Develop a greater understanding and appreciation for the small piece of the universe we call home. Our Solar System is filled with planets, moons, asteroids, and comets, each separated by a vast space of emptiness. Come explore the wonders of our stellar system as we pay particular attention to the differing weather systems. Includes hands-on activities and a trip to Ball State’s Charles W. Brown Planetarium.

Academy Faculty: Dr. Dain Kavars

Youth Programs

Program information subject to change.