Academic Summer Camps

Academic Summer Camps2018-07-21T00:45:19+00:00

Crime Scene Investigation Camp: July 22 – 25

High school students are invited to experience a four-day Crime Scene Investigation Camp on the Ferrum College campus. 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 also teaches students about the fields of forensic science, criminal justice, intelligence and national security and the job opportunities available with each of these disciplines. 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
  • Students participate in a team competition and members of the winning team will EACH be eligible to win a $4000 scholarship to Ferrum College!

Total cost for the four-day camp is only $350 and includes lodging on campus and meals each day in the Ferrum College dining hall, a CSI Lab coat, and all needed lab supplies.