West Haven, Conn., July 7, 2008-A summer camp for teen-aged fans of forensics is just one of the many intellectually engaging summertime pursuits offered by the University College at the University of New Haven (UNH). Included are a variety of programs for Connecticut youth, traditional college students, and adult learners this summer, with undergraduate summer sessions and challenging and creative academic summer camps for children.
- The Physical World Investigation camp will give students practical-yet-fun experience through real-world physics projects-including creating wind towers and invisible sunscreen, and competing at egg bungee jumping-and investigating the world of nanotechnology through an atomic force microscope. The camp is for students entering grades 7-10 and will run August 11-15.
- The Tagliatela College of Engineering and the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences offers a new CSI camp, July 28-August 1, high school students gain hands-on experience dusting fingerprints, analyzing blood samples, and investigating mock crime scenes, and enjoy a special tour of the West Haven Police Department. CSI Camp provides a unique experience, with students teaming up to investigate mock crime scenes and presenting their findings using PowerPoint.
- The Engineering & Science Summer Institute, August 3 -7, offers exciting, hands-on activities that will correlate with science and math coursework that attendees are learning in their traditional classrooms. The one-week, residential summer program is open to young women entering grades 6-9.
- Young children ages 7-12 can also experience life on the UNH campus in the Visual and Musical Arts camp July 21-25. Campers have interactive experiences learning about the arts in daily art and music-related activities, including drawing, painting, dramatic workshops, African drumming, and more.
All academic camps are directed by highly esteemed UNH faculty, ensuring a positive and engaging experience for all campers. Information on the UNH Summer programs is available by calling 203.931.2907 or http://www.newhaven.edu/universitycollege/16879.