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CSI Camp

CSI Camp provides an irreplaceable hands-on experience for high school students interested in careers in forensic science and criminal justice.

If you've ever wondered if the lab and forensic techniques on the television shows are real, find out for yourself and register for Waynesburg University's 13th annual CSI Camp!

CSI Camp will be held from June 16 to 21 and is designed to give students hands-on experience of what they can expect in the forensic science and criminal justice majors, and ultimately, occupations.

Students entering 11th grade, 12th grade, or who are spring 2019 high school graduates are eligible to attend our Camp.

Click here to register

Sunday, June 16

  • 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. - Registration
  • 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. - Introduction/Overview
  • 5:30 to 7 p.m. - Dinner and Free Time
  • 7 to 9 p.m. - CSI Scavenger Hunt
  • 9:30 p.m. - ? - Ice Cream Social

Monday, June 17

  • 7 to 7:30 a.m. - Breakfast
  • 7:30 to 8 a.m. - Morning Meeting
  • 8 to 11 a.m. - FBI CJIS Presentation and Site Tour
  • Noon to 12:15 p.m. - Camp Picture
  • 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. - DNA Profiling
  • 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. - Dinner & Free Time
  • 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Barbour County Search and Tactical Rescue
  • 8 to 10:30 p.m. - CSI Jeopardy 

Tuesday, June 18

  • 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. - Breakfast
  • 8:30 to 9 a.m. - Morning Meeting
  • 9 a.m. to Noon - Burial Excavation Training
  • 1 to 4:30 p.m. - Excavation of Burial Remains
  • 4:30 to 6 p.m. - Dinner & Free Time
  • 6 to 8:30 p.m. - DNA Analysis and Population Genetics
  • 9 to 10:30 p.m. - CSI Jeopardy

Wednesday, June 19

  • 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. - Breakfast
  • 8:30 to 9 a.m. - Morning Meeting
  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Rotating Sessions (Teams will rotate throughout the day)
    • Crime Scene Processing
    • Forensic Drug Analysis
    • Fundamentals of Fingerprinting
    • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
  • 4:30 to 6 p.m. - Dinner & Free Time
  • 6 to 7 p.m. Surveillance Techniques
  • 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. - Primary Crime Scenes
  • 9:30 to 10:30 p.m. - CSI Jeopardy

Thursday, June 20

  • 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. - Breakfast
  • 8:30 to 9 a.m. - Morning Meeting
  • 9 a.m. to Noon - Downtown Surveillance
  • 1 to 3:15 p.m. - Probable Cause and Search Warrant Planning
  • 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. - Search Warrant Execution
  • 5 to 8:30 p.m. - Camp Picnic
  • 9 to 10:30 p.m. - CSI Jeopardy

Friday, June 21

  • 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. - Breakfast
  • 8:30 to 8:50 a.m. - Morning Meeting
  • 9 to 10:30 a.m. - Guest Speaker
  • 10:30 a.m. to Noon - Closing Exercises 
  • Noon to 1 p.m. - Move Out

Check-in on Sunday, June 16 will be from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the West-South-East Halls parking lot on campus (#31 on campus map) Directions/Campus Map.

Check out will take place in the same location. Please arrive between Noon and 1 p.m.