Criminal Investigators

July 23, 2017 - July 28, 2017 | Ages 15 - 18

Learn about investigating crime and applying techniques, such as surveillance, CSI tactics, collection and analysis of evidence, in the new Forensic Investigation Center. Use a firearms simulator and experience explosives demonstrations, and demonstrations by the Erie Police Dept. SWAT team. Learn about courtroom and legal practices in an actual courtroom with a presiding judge. This exciting hands-on immersion in the world of criminal investigation is taught by nationally recognized retired FBI, NCIS and ATF special agents and a forensic scientist, all with more than 90 years of field experience.

Meals and housing are included in the overnight residence camp.

Instructors include:

  • Jerry Clark: 27 year Special Agent, FBI (retired); Professor, Gannon University
  • Jason Wick: 25 years Special Agent, ATF (retired) ; Instructor, Gannon University
  • Ted Yeshion 25 Years Special Agent, Forensic Scientist, Crime Lab Director (retired); Professor, Gannon University


Gannon University
Forensic Investigation Center
246 W. Sixth St.
Erie, PA 16501


  • Overnight Residence Camp $699.00
  • Overnight Residence Camp (Deposit) $250.00

Check-In Information

Check-in for this camp will be held on July 23, 2017 at 4 p.m. in the following location.

Gannon University
North Hall
143 West 4th St.
Erie, PA 16507


For more information about the camp please contact Bari-Lynn Abatta at 814-871-5378 or

Registration Closed

This camp session has ended. Please check back next year for new session dates.