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Learn about crime scene investigations, the forensic science field and more

High school students are invited to experience a four-day summer day camp on Point Park University's campus.

Point Park University 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, hair analysis, crime prosecution and more.

The camp teaches students about the fields of forensic science, criminal justice, intelligence and national security and the job opportunities available with each of these disciplines.

CSI Camp Schedule

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:

  • Pictured is Professor Mike Botta with students at the 2018 CSI Summer Camp. Photo by Brandy Richey.Crime scene house processing and evidence lab
  • Ethics in criminal justice
  • Hair analysis lab
  • Impression evidence lab
  • Intelligence and national security
  • Fingerprint lab
  • "Forensic Jeopardy"
  • Mock trial
  • Certificate presentations … and more!

Registration

The total cost for the four-day camp is $175 and includes lunch each day in the Point Park Lawrence Hall dining room, a CSI t-shirt and lab supplies.

Check back to this page at a later date for information about our 2020 CSI Summer Camp. Please contact Edward Strimlan, M.D., at estrimlan@pointpark.edu or 412-392-4756 for questions or more information.

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