Learn about crime scene investigations, forensic science and more
High school students are invited to experience a four-day summer camp on Point Park University's campus. The camp teaches students about the fields of forensic science, criminal justice, intelligence and national security and the job opportunities available in each discipline.
Point Park professors with years of experience in their chosen fields instruct students daily on the topics of intelligence studies, criminal evidence, crime scene investigation, trace evidence, crime prosecution and more.
The camp runs each day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is a combination of lecture, student interaction and hands-on experiences including:
- Crime scene house processing and evidence lab
- Hair analysis lab
- Impression evidence lab
- Fingerprint lab
- "Forensic Jeopardy"
- Mock trial
- Certificate presentations … and more!
Check out the web feature story on the 2015 CSI camp at Point Park University.
The total cost for the four-day camp is $150 and includes lunch each day in the Point Park Lawrence Hall dining room, a CSI t-shirt and lab supplies.
Out-of-town guests: Visit the Area Hotels page for a list of hotels that are convenient to both the University and major traffic routes. Also, check out the About Pittsburgh page to learn about what this world-class city has to offer.
In the News
- "From Faith to Forensic Science: Camps Offer Opportunities for Children to Explore Their Passons," North Hills Monthly, March 31, 2016.
- "Kidsburgh's 11 Unique Summer Camps," KDKA-TV, March 3, 2015.
- "11 unique summer camps for Pittsburgh kids in 2015," Kidsburgh, March 1, 2015.
Video from Point Park's CSI summer camp: