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2022 WVU Forensic Science Summer Camp
Our June and July summer camps are FULL.
*Please note that those remaining on the waitlist will get first notification of registration for our 2023 Forensic Science Summer Camp in mid-January.
What is the Forensic Science Summer Camp?
The Next Generation Forensic Science Initiative in collaboration with the Department of Forensic and Investigative Science at West Virginia University will be hosting its annual forensic science summer camp for high school students (9th – 12th grade).
Through both conceptual and experiential learning students will acquire the practical knowledge and skills that forensic scientists utilize in their day-to-day casework. At the conclusion of the week, students will apply what they have learned to mock crime scenes at the Crime Scene Training Complex.
What is the curriculum for the summer camp?
- Criminal Justice
- Latent Fingerprints
- Death Investigation
- Comparative Analysis
- Forensic Biology
- Forensic Chemistry
- Crime Scene Investigation
- Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
- Courtroom Testimony
- Mock Crime Scenes
When and where is the summer camp?
Camp #1: June 20th - 24th, 2022
Camp #2: July 25th - 29th, 2022
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV.
Students will attend sessions at Oglebay Hall (downtown campus), the Crime Scene Training Complex (Evansdale campus), and the Law School (Evansdale campus).
Do you provide airport transportation?
When is check-in/check-out for overnight campers?
Sunday, June 19th
Sunday, July 24th.
Overnight check-out will be on:
Saturday, June 25th
Saturday, July 30th.
Times will be arranged but are normally scheduled earlier in the day.
Overnight campers may choose to be picked up after the last session on Friday (prior arrangements are required).
What are the camp options and registration fees?
Option #1 - Day Camp
|Includes lunch each day, a camp T-shirt, and certificate of attendance.|
|Option #2 - Overnight Camp
|Includes transportation to/from the airport (if needed), six nights supervised lodging,
evening activities, breakfast, lunch, and dinner each day, a t-shirt, and
a certificate of attendance.
This does not include airfare or any other transportation costs other than what has been described.
How do I register and secure a space in the summer camp?
Our summer camps are FULL. Please find the waitlist link at the top and bottom of this page.
*Please note that you will be directed to the online payment system once you submit the initial registration form. For best experience, it is recommended to complete the registration on a desktop/laptop.
To secure a space in the camp, you need to complete two steps:
1) The initial registration form.
2) The registration fee payment.
*You will receive receipts for both via email.
What if I have questions?
More information is available within the registration forms. Once registered, we have a pre-camp Zoom meeting with all students to discuss everything camp related.
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