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Forensic Camp Schedule

The camp will be held Wednesday and Thursday June 1-2, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Friday, June 3, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Most of the activities will be held in our new facilities located at 400 Neville Street, Beckley, WV 25801 (on the corner of Neville and Woodlawn). Some activities will take place in our crime scene house located in the center of the Beckley Campus.

Parents can pick up and drop off their campers at the Neville Street Location.

Lunch will be provided on Wednesday and Thursday.

The tentative schedule for the camp is provided below.

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

9:00-10:15 Registration, Orientation and Facilities Walkthrough

10:30-11:45 Documentation and Note Taking

12:00-12:45 Lunch

1:00-2:15 Blood Spatter 1

2:30-3:45 Blood Spatter 2

Thursday, June 2, 2022

9:00-10:15 Interviewing 

10:30-11:45 Evidence Collection and Identification

12:00-12:45 Lunch

1:00-2:15 Evidence Processing and Analysis

2:30-3:45 Latent Print Identification

Friday, June 3, 2022

9:00-11:00 Crime Scene Scenarios

11:00-12:00 Convocation

The first days of the camp are intended to give students some basic investigation skills that will be used on the final day as their team works a life-like scenario.

The above session topics may change as we assess additional activities.