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Real-Life CSI: Case Studies in Forensic Science

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Program #16531RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
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Itinerary for Mar 17 — Mar 22, 2013

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Type: Motel

Description: Welcome to the University Inn of Deland, Florida. We are located at 644 N. Woodland Blvd. adjacent to Stetson University and within blocks of the historic downtown Deland area. Whether you are here to visit the small specialty shops of Deland, to taste the diverse cuisine's of Deland's fine restaurants, or to roam the campus of Stetson University, we at the University Inn strive to give you the "personal touch." Our goal is to make your stay as comfortable as if you were at your own home. We want to show you what warm hospitality is about. Whether you are here for business or for pleasure, our staff is waiting to unravel the enchantment that you will find when you stay here, at the University Inn, in Deland. The University Inn is located directly across the street from Stetson University. We house many guests that come for athletic events, music performances, business opportunities, new parents for the first year student, and graduating parents for that final moment. We welcome the variety of people we see each year that come from the interest and opportunity of Stetson University

Contact info:
644 N. Woodland Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32720 USA
phone: 386-734-5711
Room amenities: In room coffee makers, Micro-fridges, Free HBO & cable, Free local and toll-free calling. Evolution'z salon is located within our lobby.

Facility amenities: Fitness room, Large outdoor pool. Evolution'z salon is located within our lobby.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $59-89.
Ask for Road Scholar rate.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day One: Sunday, March 17 - Registration, get acquainted, dinner and orientat...
Registration, get acquainted, dinner and orientation. Get settled and ready for a fun filled week of learning and "playing" CSI.

Afternoon: Registration begins at 4:00 pm at the University Inn. At approximately 4:30 pm we will have a get-acquainted (ice breaker) session followed by a walking excursion through the beautiful Stetson University campus.

Dinner: Banquet style. Professors invited to say hello.

Evening: Orientation to the program and the world of CSI.

Lodging: University Inn

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Motel

Description: Welcome to the University Inn of Deland, Florida. We are located at 644 N. Woodland Blvd. adjacent to Stetson University and within blocks of the historic downtown Deland area. Whether you are here to visit the small specialty shops of Deland, to taste the diverse cuisine's of Deland's fine restaurants, or to roam the campus of Stetson University, we at the University Inn strive to give you the "personal touch." Our goal is to make your stay as comfortable as if you were at your own home. We want to show you what warm hospitality is about. Whether you are here for business or for pleasure, our staff is waiting to unravel the enchantment that you will find when you stay here, at the University Inn, in Deland. The University Inn is located directly across the street from Stetson University. We house many guests that come for athletic events, music performances, business opportunities, new parents for the first year student, and graduating parents for that final moment. We welcome the variety of people we see each year that come from the interest and opportunity of Stetson University

Contact info:
644 N. Woodland Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32720 USA
phone: 386-734-5711
Room amenities: In room coffee makers, Micro-fridges, Free HBO & cable, Free local and toll-free calling. Evolution'z salon is located within our lobby.

Facility amenities: Fitness room, Large outdoor pool. Evolution'z salon is located within our lobby.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $59-89.
Ask for Road Scholar rate.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Two: Monday, March 18 -
Breakfast: Have breakfast in the university dining commons with members of the Stetson student community.

Morning: Begin your exploration into the world of Crime Scene Investigations by learning about crime scene security, coordinating a crime scene unit response, and revisiting crime scene processing techniques from the past.

Lunch: Dining Commons. Stetson has implemented a food nutrition analysis program offering more low-fat as well as vegetarian options. To learn more about Stetson's approach to balanced nutrition, see the information found at www.balancemindbodysoul.com/.

Afternoon: Continue your quest as we learn the importance of documenting the crime scene. Digital photography has taken its place in the world of CSI, and we will discuss techniques used by investigators when using digital photography to document the scene and apply those techniques in a classroom setting.

Dinner: Dining Commons. With several different stations, you can choose from a variety of entrees and side dishes.

Evening: Extracurricular enrichment with either a University lecture or entertainment by local performers.

Lodging: University Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Motel

Description: Welcome to the University Inn of Deland, Florida. We are located at 644 N. Woodland Blvd. adjacent to Stetson University and within blocks of the historic downtown Deland area. Whether you are here to visit the small specialty shops of Deland, to taste the diverse cuisine's of Deland's fine restaurants, or to roam the campus of Stetson University, we at the University Inn strive to give you the "personal touch." Our goal is to make your stay as comfortable as if you were at your own home. We want to show you what warm hospitality is about. Whether you are here for business or for pleasure, our staff is waiting to unravel the enchantment that you will find when you stay here, at the University Inn, in Deland. The University Inn is located directly across the street from Stetson University. We house many guests that come for athletic events, music performances, business opportunities, new parents for the first year student, and graduating parents for that final moment. We welcome the variety of people we see each year that come from the interest and opportunity of Stetson University

Contact info:
644 N. Woodland Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32720 USA
phone: 386-734-5711
Room amenities: In room coffee makers, Micro-fridges, Free HBO & cable, Free local and toll-free calling. Evolution'z salon is located within our lobby.

Facility amenities: Fitness room, Large outdoor pool. Evolution'z salon is located within our lobby.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $59-89.
Ask for Road Scholar rate.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, March 19 -
Breakfast: Dining Commons.

Morning: Latent fingerprints are the key to many successful Crime Scene Investigations. Learn how to develop latent fingerprints at a crime scene and learn how to recover the latent fingerprint so it can be submitted for analysis.

Lunch: Dining Commons.

Afternoon: We have the prints, now what? Learn about basic fingerprint patterns and techniques used by analysts to make comparisons.

Dinner: Dining Commons.

Evening: Extracurricular enrichment with either a University lecture or entertainment by local performers.

Lodging: University Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Motel

Description: Welcome to the University Inn of Deland, Florida. We are located at 644 N. Woodland Blvd. adjacent to Stetson University and within blocks of the historic downtown Deland area. Whether you are here to visit the small specialty shops of Deland, to taste the diverse cuisine's of Deland's fine restaurants, or to roam the campus of Stetson University, we at the University Inn strive to give you the "personal touch." Our goal is to make your stay as comfortable as if you were at your own home. We want to show you what warm hospitality is about. Whether you are here for business or for pleasure, our staff is waiting to unravel the enchantment that you will find when you stay here, at the University Inn, in Deland. The University Inn is located directly across the street from Stetson University. We house many guests that come for athletic events, music performances, business opportunities, new parents for the first year student, and graduating parents for that final moment. We welcome the variety of people we see each year that come from the interest and opportunity of Stetson University

Contact info:
644 N. Woodland Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32720 USA
phone: 386-734-5711
Room amenities: In room coffee makers, Micro-fridges, Free HBO & cable, Free local and toll-free calling. Evolution'z salon is located within our lobby.

Facility amenities: Fitness room, Large outdoor pool. Evolution'z salon is located within our lobby.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $59-89.
Ask for Road Scholar rate.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, March 20 -
Breakfast: Dining Commons.

Morning: During a field trip to the Florida State Crime Laboratory, get an inside look at the real workings of a crime lab.

Lunch: Eat with the students.

Afternoon: Advances in DNA comparisons have made the collection of biological evidence a needed skill for every Crime Scene Investigator. Learn collection and preservation techniques for blood and other biological evidence.

Dinner: Dining Commons.

Evening: Extracurricular enrichment with either a University lecture or entertainment by local performers.

Lodging: University Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Motel

Description: Welcome to the University Inn of Deland, Florida. We are located at 644 N. Woodland Blvd. adjacent to Stetson University and within blocks of the historic downtown Deland area. Whether you are here to visit the small specialty shops of Deland, to taste the diverse cuisine's of Deland's fine restaurants, or to roam the campus of Stetson University, we at the University Inn strive to give you the "personal touch." Our goal is to make your stay as comfortable as if you were at your own home. We want to show you what warm hospitality is about. Whether you are here for business or for pleasure, our staff is waiting to unravel the enchantment that you will find when you stay here, at the University Inn, in Deland. The University Inn is located directly across the street from Stetson University. We house many guests that come for athletic events, music performances, business opportunities, new parents for the first year student, and graduating parents for that final moment. We welcome the variety of people we see each year that come from the interest and opportunity of Stetson University

Contact info:
644 N. Woodland Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32720 USA
phone: 386-734-5711
Room amenities: In room coffee makers, Micro-fridges, Free HBO & cable, Free local and toll-free calling. Evolution'z salon is located within our lobby.

Facility amenities: Fitness room, Large outdoor pool. Evolution'z salon is located within our lobby.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $59-89.
Ask for Road Scholar rate.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Five: Thursday, March 21 -
Breakfast: Dining Commons.

Morning: Apply your newly learned CSI skills as you explore and investigate a mock crime scene.

Lunch: Dining Commons.

Afternoon: You have processed your crime scene, what did you discover? Led by our resident expert, we will discuss the crime scenes you investigated, techniques you used and your conclusions based on the evidence.

Dinner: Mystery Dinner Theatre

Evening: Celebrate your success while dining at a Mystery Dinner Theatre. This professional theatre performance combined with dinner will give you a chance to relax and still apply your sleuthing abilities.

Lodging: University Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, March 22 -
Breakfast: Dining Commons.

Morning: Television shows such as CSI have created an unrealistic view of Crime Scene Investigations. Together we will discuss the phenomena known as the CSI Syndrome.

Lunch: Our closing lunch will be a catered affair.

Afternoon: Independent departures after lunch.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

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Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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