Programs & Fees

The goal of the Forensic Science Camp at Trent University is to provide high school students (grade 9-12) with an environment that will allow them to learn about DNA technology, forensic science and related social issues. The learning framework will be one of group-directed problem solving.


Campers Will:

  • Collect and process evidence from a crime scene
  • Use DNA technology to solve crime
  • Prepare for and participate in a mock trial
  • Use state-of-the-art laboratory equipment
  • Gain valuable first-hand knowledge from professionals in the field of Forensic Science
  • Develop their own DNA profile
  • Wear a bunny suit

Cool Camp Keepsakes:

  • Camp t-shirt
  • Bunny suit
  • Your own DNA profile

Registration Fees:

Full Residential Camp: $800.00 per week
Includes accommodation on campus, food, 24-hour supervision, acitivities, and entertainment

Day Camp: $310.00 per week
For local residents – Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Optional Day Camper Meal Plans:

Meal Package #1 – Lunch & Dinner
5 Lunches (Monday-Friday)
5 Dinners (Monday-Friday)
= $168.00 (includes tax)

Meal Package #2 – Dinner Only
5 Dinners (Monday-Friday)
= $96.00 (include tax)

Meal Package #3 – Lunch Only
5 Lunches (Monday-Friday)
= $72.00 (includes tax)

Separate Meal Tickets
(purchased the day before the required meal from Camp Coordinator)

Breakfast = $9.95*
Lunch = $13.35*
Dinner = $17.75*

* + 13% tax.