Forensic Science Summer Camp

***The camp is full for this year – thank you to everyone who registered!***

If you are interested in a career as a forensic scientist or are interested in how science and the law intersect, this camp is for you!

forensic science summer camp studentsCriminal investigations are becoming more complex, involving ever smaller amounts of evidence. Proper handling and analysis of the evidence is crucial for determining guilt or innocence. At the heart of this analysis is forensic science. The Forensic Science summer
camp at Purdue Northwest will give you a hands-on introduction into the complexities underlying this analysis.

Building off of the multi-disciplinary approach developed at Purdue Northwest through its Forensic Science program, you will learn about current and future methods for analyzing and handling forensic data.


High School Students:
June 20-24, 2022

Sessions are from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily at Purdue University Northwest’s Hammond


Students must be entering grades 9 to 12 in Fall 2022.

East Chicago Scholarship

Thanks to a grant from the Foundations of East Chicago, East Chicago residents are eligible for an all-expenses paid scholarship. Contact Charles Steele for details at or (219) 989-3185.

Additional Forms Required

After submitting your registration for the Forensic Science Summer Camp, please be sure to complete the following two forms:

Contact Us

Charles Steele

Charles A. Steele, M.S.

Lecturer of Physical Science

(219) 989-3185

Hammond Campus, GYTE 272