Falcon Forensics Camp


crime scene do not cross forensic camp

Camp Sessions

Week 1: July 11-July 15 | 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Week 2: July 18-July 22 | 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.


  • 9–14 years old


  • $385
  • Early bird registration | $365 (deadline - February 24)


This week-long camp applies the scientific method to principles of crime scene investigations with tons of hands on labs. Learn about fingerprinting, forensic photography, blood typing, DNA analysis, and more. Campers will discover the importance of proper collection, preservation, analysis of physical evidence, and the steps of crime scene reconstruction. At the end of the week, campers will use their newly mastered skills to unravel clues of a “mock” Crime Scene.

What to Bring

  • A notebook
  • Lunch can be brought from home in a cooler, or a lunch plan is available for purchase two weeks before the start of camp
  • Full water bottle with camper's name on it
  • All other equipment will be provided

Sarah Bechtol
Camp Director:
Sarah Bechtol

Sarah Bechtol has been a science teacher at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School for thirteen years. She graduated from Shippensburg University with a bachelors in secondary biology and environmental education, and earned a masters in chemical and life science from the University of Maryland. She lives in Olney with her husband and daughter.

Sarah Bechtol
Camp Director:
Lauren Cissell

Lauren Cissell has been a science teacher at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School for eight years. She currently teaches forensic science and freshman biology. She graduated from Salisbury University with a bachelors in secondary biology. She lives in Bethesda.

Questions? Contact Lauren Costello, Director of Auxiliary Programs: lcostello@olgchs.org or (240) 283-3218.