Explore Forensic Science 5-Day Summer Camp

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Explore Forensic Science 5-Day Summer Camp provides students five full days of hands-on, investigative science from a biblical worldview. Join Dr. Jennifer Rivera (a forensic scientist) as you learn techniques in fingerprint identification and processing, DNA, trace analysis (hair and fibers), impressions (shoe and dental), crime scene recording, and document examination. Students will use these techniques to solve a case study on the final day of camp.

Camp Details


Open to students who are ages 11 to 18.

This full-day program is from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Lunch is provided each day.

5-Day Forensic Science Summer Camp Topics

Day 1: The Crime Scene
  • Sketching and Measuring the Crime Scene
  • Evidence Collection, Preservation, and Chain of Custody
  • Mobile Forensics
  • K9 Encounter
Day 2: Analysis
  • Trace: Human Hair and Animal Fur
  • Trace: Fiber Analysis
  • Tool Mark Comparison
  • Digital Forensics
Day 3: Impressions
  • DNA Fingerprinting
  • Fingerprint Identification and Classification
  • Fingerprint Processing on Porous and Nonporous Surfaces
  • Forensic Entomology
Day 4: Unique Patterns
  • Cryptography
  • Document Examination
  • Impressions: Footwear
  • Interview and Interrogation
Day 5: Investigation
  • Case Study

Camp Includes:

  • Hands-on science
  • Expert instruction
  • Explore Camp T-shirt
  • All educational materials and lab supplies
  • Completion certificates
  • 5-day parking pass
  • Lunch each day

You can find answers to common questions on the Explore Camps FAQ page.

* Camp does not include general admission to the Creation Museum or Ark Encounter.

Dates and Registration

There are no dates currently scheduled.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations requested more than six weeks before the camp date will result in a full refund less a $50 fee per camper. There is no refund for cancellations less than six weeks before the camp date.

If your student is interested in a one-day Explore program, be sure to check out the Explore Day schedule. Please email us for more information, or call 888-582-4253 ext. 229.