Learn about crime scene investigations, forensic science careers and more
High school students are invited to experience a four-day summer camp on Point Park University's campus dedicated to the fields of forensic science, criminal justice, intelligence and national security. The camp helps high school students understand the job opportunities 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 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 on the 2014 CSI camp at Point Park University.
The total cost for the four-day camp is $150 and includes lunch in the Point Park Lawrence Hall dining room each day, a CSI t-shirt and lab supplies.
The camp runs each day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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
- "11 unique summer camps for Pittsburgh kids in 2015," Kidsburgh, March 1, 2015.
- "Kidsburgh's 11 Unique Summer Camps," KDKA-TV, March 3, 2015.
Video from Point Park's CSI summer camp: