2020 Camp Dates

Session 1: June 29 - July 10
Session 2: July 13 - July 24
Session 3: July 27 - Aug 7
Session 4: Aug 10 - Aug 14

Note: Camp is closed Friday, July 3rd.

Summer Camp 2020 Open House Dates
Saturday, April 4, 2020; Noon - 2pm
Location: Physical Education Building

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.

We are working very hard to provide exciting virtual summer programs - ranging from academics, arts, and engaging STEM programs - where kids can explore their passions from the comfort and safety of home. We will update our site periodically to reflect up-to-date program details and registration information.
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Bioengineering/Forensic Science Summer Camp 2020

For Girls and Boys Entering Grades 6-11
Session 1: June 29 - July 10
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, entering grades 6-11, 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 the nine-session 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.

Note: There is a $50 surcharge per session for additional materials and staff requirements.

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