RWU's Forensic Science Summer Camp

Calling all aspiring forensic scientists! Join us for an unforgettable summer adventure at Roger Williams University's Forensic Science Summer Camp. Embark on a journey of discovery into the fascinating world of crime-solving, and experience the thrill of investigating mysteries just like the pros.

During this 1-week overnight camp, students will have the opportunity to work along side RWU’s top forensic scientists while learning about cutting edge technology and investigative procedures used by law enforcement agencies around the world. When not in the lab, students will have full access to campus facilities including the recreation center, sailing center, kayaks, and the RWU waterfront. 

Program FULL. To be added to the waitlist, please email

Dates: July 14 – 19 2024

Registration: $995

Grade levels: 10, 11, 12

Explore Fingerprinting: Learn the art of fingerprint analysis and discover how these unique patterns unlock the clues to solving crimes. Practice the same techniques used by real forensic experts.

Collect Footwear Evidence: Put on your lab coat and examine shoeprints, tire treads, and footwear impressions. Uncover the importance of footprints left behind at crime scenes.

Analyze Unknown Substances: Become a forensic chemist and unravel the chemistry behind unknown substances. Analyze and identify mysterious compounds.

Immerse yourself in Crime Scene Processing: Step into the shoes of a crime scene investigator with immersive experiences in Virtual Reality (VR). Process crime scenes, gather evidence, and piece together the details behind each crime.

Bloodstain Pattern Analysis in Virtual Reality: Explore the captivating world of bloodstain pattern analysis like never before. Using cutting-edge virtual reality technology, experience the science of blood spatter analysis.

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to ignite your passion for forensic science, make new friends, and gain invaluable insights into the thrilling world of forensic science.