Summer Camp for High School Students
Are you a high school student interested in a career in Forensics?
Do you know a high school student who might want to explore a Forensics career?
This summer camp is the perfect opportunity for someone who wants to get hands on experience with real forensic techniques. Learn how real investigators examine and process crime scenes, as well as analyze evidence and use DNA technology to try to solve a crime.
We're looking for high school students going into grades 10, 11 and 12 who want to gain insight into the educational requirements for entrance into the field of forensics, as well as information about programs here at BCIT that they can take to further their forensics careers.
What do students do and learn about at the Academy? Here's some of the hands on experience they'll receive:
- Identifying and packaging evidence from a crime scene
- Looking for and identifying trace evidence
- Analyzing DNA using basic lab techniques
Students will also get the opportunity to learn first hand from real, practising professionals in the following fields:
- Crime Scene Investigation
- Trace Evidence Analysis
- Forensic Anthropology
- DNA Analysis
- Forensic Video and Photography
- Forensic Knot Analysis
The next intake of the CSI Academy will run in the summer of 2014 and has already started accepting applications. For more information about the Academy, contact the Coordinator, Steen Hartsen by email at Steen_Hartsen@bcit.ca or by phone at 604.432.8381.