|Campers collect evidence|
On Monday, the campers learned how to document crime scenes. The campers watched a slideshow of a mock crime scene and saw how real investigators collect evidence, and what a trained eye looks for! Then the campers solved a mock crime scene where they took what they learned and applied it by collecting evidence, and drawing a map of the crime scene. Finally to end the day, the campers solved the mystery of the case of the missing computer chip!
|Campers work together to solve the case of the missing computer chip|
|A camper dusts for finger prints|
|Campers compare fibers closely under a stereoscope|
|The blood model campers used|
|Blood test kits the campers used with snythetic blood|
On Thursday, the older and younger groups went their separate ways. The there oldest groups, Orange, Blue, and Red, took an M-Bus to visit the University of Michigan police station, where we were guided by Officer Kaitlin. They learned about how the police deal with criminals, and also
|Campers get to try real police gear on!|
|Our secret agents complete the obstacle course challenge|
|The younger campers got to sit in a real police car!|
|Campers receive their police report|
On Friday, our regularly planned activities were interrupted by a murder mystery, and a missing mammoth tooth. The museum enlisted the campers to use all the skills they learned throughout the week to collect evidence, interrogate the suspects, and put the clues together to solve these museum crimes! The campers used all the skills they learned, and were able to catch both criminals and recover the missing mammoth tooth!
|Campers deliberate over evidence they have collected|
|A camper carefully examines fingerprints for a match|
|Campers solve the crime and recover the missing mastodon tooth|