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DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA

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.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Mar 16 — Mar 21, 2014

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Type: Hotel

Description: The Clarion Hotel is just two miles from Stetson University and is just a short drive from many popular Florida attractions like the Daytona International Speedway and the World's Most Famous Beach - Daytona Beach.

Contact info:
350 East International Speedway Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32724 USA
phone: 386-738-5200
web: www.clarionhotel.com/hotel-deland-florida-FLB59?listpos=1

Room amenities: Free newspaper. Free wireless high-speed Internet. Cable/satellite TV. Hair dryer. Coffee maker. Iron and ironing board. Pillow top mattress. Wake up service. Refrigerators and microwaves can be requested.

Facility amenities: Fitness Center. Free Internet. Laundry, outdoor pool, and much more.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Please call for pricing.
Please call Lillian Hess-Salmeri at 386-738-5200 for additional information or to book your before or after stay.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day One: Sunday, March 16 - 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 will be at the hotel and will begin at 4:00 pm

Dinner: Banquet style. Professors invited to say hello.

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

Lodging: Clarion Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: The Clarion Hotel is just two miles from Stetson University and is just a short drive from many popular Florida attractions like the Daytona International Speedway and the World's Most Famous Beach - Daytona Beach.

Contact info:
350 East International Speedway Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32724 USA
phone: 386-738-5200
web: www.clarionhotel.com/hotel-deland-florida-FLB59?listpos=1

Room amenities: Free newspaper. Free wireless high-speed Internet. Cable/satellite TV. Hair dryer. Coffee maker. Iron and ironing board. Pillow top mattress. Wake up service. Refrigerators and microwaves can be requested.

Facility amenities: Fitness Center. Free Internet. Laundry, outdoor pool, and much more.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Please call for pricing.
Please call Lillian Hess-Salmeri at 386-738-5200 for additional information or to book your before or after stay.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Two: Monday, March 17 - Learn about crime scene investigations.
Breakfast: Breakfast will be held at the hotel.

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: Lunch

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: Dinner will be held at the hotel.

Evening: We try and provide entertainment each evening. If there is no entertainment available, the evening will be yours to relax.

Lodging: Clarion Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: The Clarion Hotel is just two miles from Stetson University and is just a short drive from many popular Florida attractions like the Daytona International Speedway and the World's Most Famous Beach - Daytona Beach.

Contact info:
350 East International Speedway Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32724 USA
phone: 386-738-5200
web: www.clarionhotel.com/hotel-deland-florida-FLB59?listpos=1

Room amenities: Free newspaper. Free wireless high-speed Internet. Cable/satellite TV. Hair dryer. Coffee maker. Iron and ironing board. Pillow top mattress. Wake up service. Refrigerators and microwaves can be requested.

Facility amenities: Fitness Center. Free Internet. Laundry, outdoor pool, and much more.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Please call for pricing.
Please call Lillian Hess-Salmeri at 386-738-5200 for additional information or to book your before or after stay.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, March 18 - Learn all about latent fingerprints. Try fingerpr...
Note: Make sure you wear clothes you don't mind getting a little dirty. The fingerprint powder will wash out.

Breakfast: Breakfast will be at the hotel.

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: Lunch

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

Dinner: Dinner will be at the hotel.

Evening: We try and provide entertainment each evening. If there is no entertainment available, the evening will be yours to relax.

Lodging: Clarion Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: The Clarion Hotel is just two miles from Stetson University and is just a short drive from many popular Florida attractions like the Daytona International Speedway and the World's Most Famous Beach - Daytona Beach.

Contact info:
350 East International Speedway Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32724 USA
phone: 386-738-5200
web: www.clarionhotel.com/hotel-deland-florida-FLB59?listpos=1

Room amenities: Free newspaper. Free wireless high-speed Internet. Cable/satellite TV. Hair dryer. Coffee maker. Iron and ironing board. Pillow top mattress. Wake up service. Refrigerators and microwaves can be requested.

Facility amenities: Fitness Center. Free Internet. Laundry, outdoor pool, and much more.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Please call for pricing.
Please call Lillian Hess-Salmeri at 386-738-5200 for additional information or to book your before or after stay.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, March 19 - Learn all about DNA comparisons.
Breakfast: Breakfast will be held at the hotel.

Morning: Learn all about DNA Comparisons.

Lunch: Lunch

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: Dinner will be held at the hotel.

Evening: We try and provide entertainment each evening. If there is no entertainment available, the evening will be yours to relax.

Lodging: Clarion Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: The Clarion Hotel is just two miles from Stetson University and is just a short drive from many popular Florida attractions like the Daytona International Speedway and the World's Most Famous Beach - Daytona Beach.

Contact info:
350 East International Speedway Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32724 USA
phone: 386-738-5200
web: www.clarionhotel.com/hotel-deland-florida-FLB59?listpos=1

Room amenities: Free newspaper. Free wireless high-speed Internet. Cable/satellite TV. Hair dryer. Coffee maker. Iron and ironing board. Pillow top mattress. Wake up service. Refrigerators and microwaves can be requested.

Facility amenities: Fitness Center. Free Internet. Laundry, outdoor pool, and much more.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Please call for pricing.
Please call Lillian Hess-Salmeri at 386-738-5200 for additional information or to book your before or after stay.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Five: Thursday, March 20 - Process your very own mock crime scenes.
Breakfast: Breakfast will be at the hotel.

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

Lunch: Lunch

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: Clarion Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, March 21 - Program wrap-up and CSI Syndrome
Breakfast: Breakfast will be at the hotel.

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. Program wrap-up

Lunch: Closing lunch and graduation.

Afternoon: Independent departures after lunch.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Important information about your itinerary:
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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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
14 Expert-led lectures
1 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences

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