2020 marks the fifth year of the National Law Enforcement Museum’s Forensic Detectives Summer Camp and we want your child to come solve a case with us!
Rising 6th-8th grade students can step into the shoes of the forensic scientist and collect and analyze evidence to solve a new case each week! Through presentations from professionals in the field of forensic science, hands-on workshops devoted to crime scene investigation with our museum educators, and exploration of the National Law Enforcement Museum’s exhibits, students will leave Forensic Detectives Summer Camp with a greater understanding of forensic science, its role in the criminal justice system, and exposure to STEM-related careers in law enforcement. Each week of camp will end with a mock trial where students will use the skills they have learned and present the evidence they have collected as expert witnesses in front of a jury.
Tuition for camp is $450 per student per session. Enroll more than one camper or enroll for an additional session of Camp and receive a $50 discount!
Ages: Rising 6th-8th grade students
Session Length: 1 week
Hours: 9:00am-3:00pm, Monday through Friday. No aftercare is available.
Sign up soon – Only 20 spots are available per session! Need-based scholarships (including lunch) are available.
Availability: The Forensics Detective Summer Camps is offered to students who qualify for one of our two scholarships:
If your student is the child of a first responder (Police, Fire, EMS), they are eligible to enter our essay contest and win a free week of summer camp! The winner of each First Responders Children’s Foundation Scholarship will receive an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for themselves and a parent or guardian, including airfare, lodging, and a per-diem meal allowance.