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CSI Summer Camp for High School Students

Pictured are high school students doing blood splatter analysis at Point Park's 2017 CSI Summer Camp. | Photo by Annie Brewer

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

Point Park students in the the Criminal Justice and Intelligence Studies evaluate a mock crime scene.

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

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.

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.

CSI Camp Schedule: July 10-13, 2018

The camp runs each day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day and is a combination of lecture, student and faculty interactions and hands-on learning 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 story on the 2017 CSI Summer Camp at Point Park University


The total cost for the four-day camp is $150 and includes lunch each day in the Point Park Lawrence Hall dining room, a CSI t-shirt and lab supplies.

Register here: CSI camp 2018 registration 

Registration will close on May 31, 2018, or when a capacity of 30 students has been reached.

More Information

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.

For questions and additional information about Point Park University's annual CSI camp, contact Edward Strimlan, M.D., at estrimlan@pointpark.edu or 412-392-4756.

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Video from Point Park's CSI summer camp: