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CSI: The Case of the Creepy Cottage
CSI: The Case of the Creepy Cottage

About the Camp

Something suspicious is going on at the creepy cottage in the middle of campus. It has been sitting, dark and abandoned, when students suddenly start reporting that they are seeing weird lights through the windows and hearing strange noises when they walk by at night. Police suspect a break-in, but students are starting to spread rumors about ghosts. Who - or what - could be the cause? The only way to solve this mystery is to investigate! As a member of a crime scene investigation team, your child will search for clues and gather evidence. The forensic scientists-in-training will then analyze their evidence in a Penn State laboratory and help interview witnesses to figure out the  what's really going on. Can your junior crime scene investigator use science and their sleuthing skills to help solve the Case of the Creepy Cottage? Your child, together with Penn State forensic scientists and their new friends, will be the one to find out!

See the 2018 CSI camp video here:  



Date: July 15-19, 2019

Time: 9:00am-4:00pm

Camp fees and registration:  Register before midnight Mar. 19, 2019: $365 
                                                   Register after 12 am Mar. 20, 2019:      $395

Lunch and Snacks: Campers will go to the dining commons for lunch all week. Campers should bring a refillable water bottle each day.

Extended Care: Before- and after-camp care is available for our elementary and middle school camps (see times below). The cost for either AM or PM Extended Care is $30 per child per week and the cost for both AM and PM Extended Care is $50 per child per week. Parents must register their children for Extended Care when registering for camps online. Extended Care takes place on campus and exact locations will be communicated to registered parents each week.

  • AM Extended Care: Drop-off starting at 7:45 am, Tuesday-Friday.
  • PM Extended Care: Pick up no later than 5:15 pm, Monday - Thursday.
  • Note: Extended care is not offered on Monday morning or Friday afternoon. Each camper must be checked in to camp by their parent/guardian at the designated time on Monday morning and must be picked up directly after the closing ceremony on Friday

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