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Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) Camp offered at UMFK

May 13, 2010

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The University of Maine at Fort Kent will offer a Crime Scene Investigation (CSI)  Camp this summer for students entering their junior or senior years of high school. The camp will run from Friday, June 28 through Tuesday, July 1.  

If you are one who likes shows, such as CSI, NCIS, Criminal Minds, Law & Order or Numb3rs, then this camp is for you.
 
Camp activities include: investigating a mock crime scene, set up by UMFK criminal Justice and Public Safety faculty; introduction into forensic science; fingerprinting with Maine State Police specialists; evidence collection; mock trial; blood pattern/spatter analysis; casting footprints/tire treads; legal issues; forensic entomology (It`s a bug`s life!); medical anthropology; and animal autopsy.
 
Join an exciting profession that is both innovative and challenging. Learn the impact law enforcement has on society. Become a leader in the law enforcement field. There are Criminal Justice and Public Safety opportunities for you: crime scene investigation; forensic science; criminology; criminal law; criminal profiling; criminalistics; crime scene technician; and pathology.
 
Other activities will include a barbeque, picnic, use of Sports Center, canoeing and kayaking, movie night, and Fort Kent Police Department and U.S. Customs tour.
 
The total cost of the camp is $300. A non-refundable deposit of $50 is required. The first 16 applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. A $1,000 scholarship will be rewarded to one lucky camper who enrolls at UMFK.
           
Lodging arrangements can be made for night of June 27, if needed.
 
Deadline for accepting applications is Friday, June 4, 2010.  Register at the UMFK Public Safety Web site: www.umfk.maine.edu/psa/camp (link no longer available) or call UMFK at: (207) 834-7818 or by e-mail at: nickio@maine.edu