Genomic Sleuthing Camp

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Have you ever wondered how scientists can use DNA to diagnose genetic diseases, find distant family members or track down criminals? Come explore the nature of DNA and how its unique qualities create unique individuals in this fascinating camp. Examine human ancestry alongside modern family trees and the passing of genes from one generation to the next. Join us as we solve genetic mysteries using biotechnology, your new knowledge of DNA, and your wits!


Date:Monday, June 5, 2023 to Friday, June 9, 2023
Cost:Day Camp - $450
Residential Camp - $1100
Optional Lunch Voucher (Day campers only) - $60

This course is designed for campers interested in science and looking to expand their understanding of DNA, genetics, and lab-based skills through this advanced learning experience.


Sharon Davis brings to the Summer Academy program a diverse background and experience in education. She has a passion to inspire youth, specifically in the field of science. While Sharon’s educational background is focused on Biology, she has a wealth of knowledge in other subject areas such as environmental science, and genetics. Sharon looks forward to guiding Summer Academy students in utilizing science and engineering practices to interpret data, distinguish patterns, and create arguments based on evidence. We are excited to welcome Sharon Davis to the Summer Academy program!

What you need for camp/program: 
Students are asked to bring a laptop to this camp.