CJ Summer Camps 2013

Student tries on gear used by the U.S. Marshal Service.

Session I: Sun Jun 16 - 20
Session II: Sun July 21 - 25
Session III: Sun Jul 28 - Aug 1


George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center

Are you a high school student age 15-17 interested in criminal justice? Would you like to gain hands-on experience in criminal justice? Would you like to meet law enforcement agents, professors, and other students that share your interest? Would you like to tour the prison, crime lab, or morgue? Would you like toinvestigate a mock crime scene?


Student bound in restraining device by University Police Department officer.If you have dreams of a career in criminal justice, come get a glimpse of the real deal. Visit with law enforcement agents, professors, and criminal justice students, as well as go on tours of a prison, crime lab, and morgue. Participate in activities that give you hands-on experience, such as investigating a mock crime scene, being arrested, arresting someone else, and the like.

A Texas State Trooper talks to the class.Past camps have had speakers from the DEA, U.S. Marshals, FBI, Houston Fire Investigation, U.S. Military Police, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Harris County Medical Examiner's office, Huntsville Police, and Sam Houston State University. Past camp activities have included introductions to forensic technology, martial arts, law, and team-building exercises. For a better idea of the activities last years campers were engaged in, check out a sample itinerary*.

Student tries her hand at fingerprinting.One past camper when asked what his/her favorite activity was answered: The "crime lab. I liked to see all the evidence and see equipment used to find evidence."

Come experience four straight days in the field of criminal justice! Can't wait to see you!!!

For more information see our Summer Camp Webpage.


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