2021 Camp Dates

Session 1: June 28 - July 9
Session 2: July 12 - July 23
Session 3: July 26 - Aug 6
Session 4: Aug 9 - Aug 13

Note: Camp is closed Monday, July 5th.

Summer Camp 2021 Open House Dates

Important Dates

Medication Drop Off Days


A Medication Request Form must be filled out by your childs physician, and must either be sent into the camp office ahead of time or accompany the medication being dropped off.

Medication must be in the original container, including the label with your campers name, doseage, and the perscribers name.

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Bioengineering/Forensic Science Summer Camp 2021

For Girls and Boys Entering Grades 6-10
Session 1: June 28 - July 9
Session 2: Not Offered
Session 3: Not Offered
Session 4: Not Offered

Click on the blue button below indicating the session you would like to register for and add the program to your cart.

Gain Knowledge from Experts in the Fields of Bioengineering and Forensic Science
Each session is taught by professors from the Hofstra University Department of Engineering.

Does your child have a future as a bioengineer or crime scene investigator? At Bioengineering - Forensic Science Camp, kids can explore their career dream. They will gain a fascinating glimpse into how bioengineers are tackling various diseases and how forensic scientists obtain vital information used in crime scene investigations. During this summer camp, participants participate in a hands-on environment in a state-of-the-art University laboratory. They will learn fundamentals of bioengineering and crime scene investigation, including:

  • Stem cells and tissue engineering
  • Heart dissection and cardiac mechanics
  • Vertebrate histology
  • Blood typing, hair and fiber analysis
  • Fingerprinting
  • Blood splatter analysis
  • Paper chromatography ink analysis
  • Crash scene investigation
Investigate a Future Career Path Bioengineering & Forensic Science Camp gives boys and girls a valuable introduction into a future career in science, medicine or criminal justice. Camp participants gain hands-on experience in bioengineering which will develop abilities to apply the scientific method and analyze data in a biomedical context. They will also receive an introduction to fundamentals of forensic science in a crime scene-oriented format.

Short lectures will present a basic overview followed by hands-on laboratory work which includes the use of the Bioengineering and Forensic laboratories on the Hofstra campus. Campers will learn how to use a range of scientific tools and techniques.

For More Information
: (516) 463-CAMP (2267)
Email: ce-camps@hofstra.edu

Please note that opening of on-campus summer camp or any on-campus programs will be subject to all then-current New York State and Nassau County Department of Health requirements and guidance. Any individual visiting the Hofstra campus or attending on-campus programs or camps will be required to follow all such rules and University policies relating to health and safety. Participants will be notified of University policies prior to the start of any on-campus program.