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Forensic Science Summer Camp 2018
What is Forensic Summer Camp?
The Next Generation Forensic Science Initiative will be hosting an introductory forensic science summer camp for high school students (9 th –12 th grade) for one week this summer. Through hands-on, experiential learning, participants will acquire the practical knowledge and skills that forensic scientists employ in their day-to-day casework. At the conclusion of the week, participants will take their newly acquired knowledge and skills and apply them to a mock crime scene at the Crime Scene Complex.
What will I learn?
- Crime Scene Investigation
- Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
- Evidence Recovery
- Firearm Identification
- Footwear Impression Evidence
- Forensic DNA
- Forensic Photography
Where and when is it held?
June 18–22, 2018
9 AM – 4 PM
The first three days of camp will be held at Oglebay Hall on the downtown campus. The last two days will be held at the Crime Scene Complex on the Evansdale Campus.
Camp will begin each day at 9:00 AM and conclude at 4:00 PM.
What is the cost?
|Option 1 - Day Camp||Option 2 - Overnight Camp|
|$349 per person
||$899 per person
|Includes lunch each day, a t-shirt, and a certificate of attendance.||Includes transportation to and from the airport, 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?
Registration is first come, first served. Each group will be limited to a maximum of 50 high school students.Register Now
Registration closes June 4 th, 2018.
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