Forensic Science Camp

Forensic Science Camp

Camp Description:

Students will be introduced to the world of forensic science and will take a behind-the-scenes look at crime investigations and uncover a series of "who dunnits" using current forensic techniques. They will use molecular biology to examine DNA left behind at the crime scene and ID the culprit. Participants will have the chance to interact with scientists and investigators as they learn and perform experiments to help solve crimes.

Camp Overview*:


Welcome, using microscopes, hair analysis, evidence collection


Fingerprint lab, blood spatter pattern


Case of the lipstick smudge, crime scene unit, drug busted


DNA analysis, detection of fluids


Crime solving game/microbe lab/wrap-up and certificates

Activities described are general topics and are subject to change at the instructor’s discretion.

Summer 2018

Dates: July 9 - 13, 2018
Times: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Cost: Residential $800 / Commuter - $500

Registration Status: Session full with closed wait list